• The Summers of 2019: Analytics at American Express

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role.  Contributed by: Ayush Singh I interned at American Express in Credit and Fraud Risk Department (CFR). My internship project was completely analytics-based wherein I needed to identify merchant attributes that are predictive of…

  • The Summers of 2019: Analytics at Puma India

    The Summers of 2019 is a series about the various categories of roles offered by companies for summer internships. We bring to you the experiences of interns from Consulting, Finance, Marketing, General Management, Product Management, Operations, Analytics and E-commerce roles to understand a bit more about their work life. The articles are meant to give the reader a glimpse into the life of an intern, and maybe help the reader understand their own fit in that particular role.  Contributed by G. Pavan Kumar I interned with the Planning Team which deals with Data Analytics of Puma India Private Limited at the country level. My location of internship was the head office…

  • Analytics in India: The Growth Story and What the Future Beholds

    Contributed By: Ankit Saxena Analytics industry in India gained steam in the late 1990s and early 2000s when prominent IT giants in US such as HP and Adobe set up their global analytics centers of excellence in India, leveraging India’s cost-effective and highly-talented IT workforce. Since then, the industry has grown exceptionally fast, generating $2.8 Bn annually at a growth rate of 35% per annum. The proliferation of this profession is being compared to the IT and BPO revolution of the early 1990s. Analytics is turning out to be one of the most sought-out professions in India, with multitudes of opportunities, respectable salaries, and high job satisfaction. The industry now…