After attending university for free in her native Romania and even receiving a modest, government-issued stipend for getting good grades—“It was only enough to buy lunch,” she laughs—Iulia Tomescu balked at the expense of sending her son to college in the US. “My number one concern was saving for retirement, but paying for my son’s […]

Optimism bias (AKA the “it won’t happen to me” bias) leads most people to believe that tragedies like terminal illness, bankruptcy, and homelessness “only happen to other people.” The same thing goes for cyberattacks. However, with data security becoming a global issue—in the US alone, 64% of adults have experienced a data breach—that optimism is […]

While the data science vs data analytics vs machine learning vs artificial intelligence debate is creating revolutions across industries, there’s still a considerable amount of doubt that hovers over the two terms. The two are interconnected but have different scopes, follow different approaches, and produce different results.  Organizations are always on the lookout for expert […]

“Analytics (done right) should generate insights that bring to life whole new initiatives. It should change what you do, not just how you do it.” — Matin Movassate, Founder and CEO at Heap Analytics. During the lockdown in India, big data analytics really has brought many new and timely initiatives to life. Businesses are harnessing […]

In the last few months, we have had several aspirants contact us about their intense interest in venturing into the world of AI and machine learning to build flawless data-driven products and solutions. However, we have observed that most of them actually are not sure of the foundational skills and education required to pursue a […]

Artificial Intelligence(AI), the science of making smarter and intelligent human-like machines, has sparked an inevitable debate of Artificial Intelligence Vs Human Intelligence. Indeed,  Machine Learning(ML) and Deep Learning(DL) algorithms are built to make machines learn on themselves and make decisions just like we humans do. In an attempt to make smarter machines, are we overlooking the […]

To have a successful career in future technologies like data science, machine learning (ML) and analytics, you need a combination of two complementary skill sets: An instinctive understanding of data and practical expertise with relevant tools. While developing an instinctive understanding of data will be a long-term and immersive endeavour, you can begin playing with machine […]

Today, most of our searches on the internet land on an online map for directions, be it a restaurant, a store, a bus stand, or a clinic. It has become our virtual compass to finding our way through densely populated cities or even remote pathways. Google Maps is one of the most accurate and detailed […]

Data science is on a continued upswing — both in terms of career opportunities as well as in the ways that organizations, across industries, are making use of it. Everyone from HDFC bank and Flipkart to the government of India is leveraging data science platforms, methods and techniques. Clearly, there’s no time like the present […]