Month: April 2019

Day: April 7, 2019

R vs Python

At OrangeTree Global, our students often ask us whether they should use R and/or Python for their day-to-day data analysis tasks. Although we have generally been focussing on R Programming and the ability to apply analytical techniques on R, we always answer that this choice depends on the type of data analytical challenge that they […]

IT Department using Big Data Analytics

Income tax department will analyse the voluminous data available post demonetisation for checking relationships between PAN holders To plug tax loopholes, the income tax (I-T) department will use Big Data analytics to track down evaders by collecting information such as common address, mobile number and e-mail to establish relationship between their multiple PANs. The department, […]

Big Data and Indian Politics

As the world is preoccupied with the dramatic early days of Donald Trump’s presidency there is an article circulating on social media which is shocking readers. Originally published in Zurich-based Das Magazin, the article by Hannes Grassegger and Mikael Krogerus explains how Big Data (our digital footprint) is being used for innovative political marketing – […]

HR Analytics

It goes without saying that people are vital to the success of any company. There’s no doubt that any business which can attract the right competencies, manage talent effectively, utilize capacity efficiently, and retain employees is setting itself up for long-term success through Human Resource Analytics. Human Resource Analytics departments are generating more data than […]