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P2P Lending and Big Data : Banking on the Non-Banks

Posted by admin, updated on 14 Apr, 2015

Indus Insights CEO Saurabh Sharma’s article on P2P lending is now available on CrowdFundBeat, an online publication that examines the world of finance and alternative investment. Sharma’s article, P2P Lending and Big Data : Banking on the Non-Banks, examines how data analytics is driving the explosive growth seen in the P2P lending space and how data is being used in new and innovative ways to identify worthy borrowers and minimize risk.

Q&A with Indus Insights CEO Saurabh Sharma on IBM developerWorks

Posted by admin, updated on 09 Apr, 2015

Indus Insights CEO Saurabh Sharma sat down with Brinda Kirshnan, contributor to IBM developerWorks blog, to discuss plans and prospects for the company in 2015 and the nature of Indus’ relationship with IBM. You can read the entire Q&A here.

New on Analyzing Analytics – Big data – The anti ‘Second Screen’

Posted by admin, updated on 30 Mar, 2015

Indus Insight’s CEO Saruabh Sharma’s latest blog post is now live at – Analyzing Analytics. This month’s post, Big Data – The Anti-Second Screen, looks the hype surrounding Big Data and outlines how the data analytics community can avoid becoming the next Second Screen, a relatively short-lived fad that failed to produce demonstrable business-enhancing results.

New on Analyzing Analytics – To Make or Buy Your Data Analytics Capability

Posted by admin, updated on 11 Mar, 2015

Indus CEO Saurabh Sharma has today published a new post on Analyzing Analytics, a blog looking at all things related to data analytics within CIO Magazine. The post, To Make or Buy: Considerations When Kicking Off a Data Analytics Program, offers advice to companies who are at the outset of building a data analytics program and trying to decide whether to develop an internal team or outsource to an external resource.

Indus Insights to participate in IQPC’S London Customer Experience Exchange for Financial Services

Posted by admin, updated on 12 Feb, 2015

India – February 12, 2015 – Indus Insights, a leading Big Data consulting firm, today announced that Founder and CEO Saurabh Sharma will once again represent the company by participating in the invite-only Customer Experience Exchange for Financial Services, hosted by IQPC Exchange. The event, held in London, brings together pre-qualified solution providers and financial services organizations in a private, face-to-face setting to explore mutually beneficial business and partnership opportunities.

This is Indus’s second time participating in an IQPC event. The company was invited initially based on its successful track record of providing data analytics solutions that demonstrably help financial services companies better utilize data to improve overall business performance.

The Exchange, which consists of conference and networking sessions, will be held at the Hilton Syon Park in London on February 23-24.

Indus CEO Saurabh Sharma’s Blog Debuts on CIO

Posted by admin, updated on 19 Jan, 2015

Analyzing Analytics, a new blog penned by Indus Insights CEO and founder Saurabh Sharma within CIO Magazine, has now launched. The blog explores insights and identifies trends in the world of Big Data analytics. The first post, Data and Science Don’t Necessarily Make a Good Data Scientist, looks at the fierce demand for data scientists and offers companies advice as to how to sift through candidates to find great ones.

Indus Insights Concludes Banner Recruiting Season

Posted by admin, updated on 22 Dec, 2014

Unprecedented Participation From India’s Top Talent

Indus Insights, a leading Big Data consulting firm helping organizations use analytics to improve business performance, announced today that the company has completed a highly successful recruiting season that featured unprecedented interest from students attending India’s leading technical institutions.

In all, more than 3,500 students enrolled to take Indus’ rigorous entry exam, gauging candidates’ analytical, quantitative, and business understanding skills. From this pool, Indus has extended offers to thirty-four students who will now have the opportunity to enter the company’s Data Scientist training program led by members of the management team as well as faculty members from globally recognized institutions.

“The superior qualities and capabilities of Indus Data Scientists is what sets us apart in a very competitive marketplace,” said Saurabh Sharma, founder and CEO of Indus. “Through an intensive recruitment and training process, we continue to grow our team with the best analytical minds in India who are committed to helping our global clients become more valuable.”

Indus’ recruiting campaign centered on the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) campuses at Bombay, Delhi, Madras, Roorkee and other leading educational institutes. Each prospect took Indus’ 90-minute proprietary test, designed and refined by Indus over the past three years and developed to measure the capabilities required of a superior data scientist. Candidates who cleared the test went through rigorous case and
behavioral interviews.

“The demand for data scientists is intense and, as a result, students with the requisite skills have many career options at their disposal,” said Rituraj Shukla, who heads up campus hiring at Indus. “With that in mind, the success of our recruitment program this year, marked by the overwhelming interest and excitement from the IIT students who took our test, is a reflection of the reputation Indus has established as being a leading analytics firm serving world-class companies around the world.”

The Press Release can be found here:

Indus Insights Previews Big Data Opportunities in 2015 in Feature Article Published in Data Informed

Posted by admin, updated on 17 Dec, 2014

December 17, 2014 – In a feature article published today in Data Informed, a leading online media outlet focused on Big Data and analytics in the enterprise, Indus Insights founder and CEO, Saurabh Sharma, identifies the business areas and industry sectors set to do great things using data in the coming year.

The article, titled 5 Business Areas Poised for Big Data Opportunities in 2015, is the lead story on today’s Data Informed home page.

Indus Insights featured prominently in Economic Times story on Big Data recruiting

Posted by admin, updated on 26 Nov, 2014

Indus Insights has been prominently featured in a November 25 Economic Times story looking at how Big Data firms are recruiting new researchers and data scientists. The article, “Startups Mine Top Global institutes – Firms to Recruit Research Talent”, includes quotes and inputs from Indus CEO Saurabh Sharma.

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Indus Insights Founder Saurabh Sharma Featured in Insurance & Technology Magazine

Posted by admin, updated on 19 Nov, 2014

November 19, 2014 – Indus Insights, a leading Big Data consulting firm specializing in helping organizations use analytical and statistical techniques to improve their performance, is pleased to announce that CEO Saurabh Sharma has been published in Insurance & Technology, one of the leading publications written for the community of insurance technology professionals.

Sharma’s article, The Evolution of Telematics Opportunities, addresses the opportunities for automotive insurers to leverage telematics, in-car connectivity and Big Data to gain a deeper understanding of driver behavior, allowing for better pricing schemes, incentive packages and service.

For the full article, which published on November 18, please click here.