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Data analytics jobs big draw among IITians

05th Dec `13, 09:52 PM in Human Resource

First it was information technology (IT), then finance and now it is big data analytics – the current…

BDMS
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First it was information technology (IT), then finance and now it is big data analytics – the current favourite sector for most Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) graduates.

Given better pay packages and promising career growth prospects, IITs have seen a good number of engineers opting for a career in data analytics during placements.

Big data refers to using of math and technology to arrive at behavioural sciences and design thinking. Companies process bytes of information sought from sensors and social networks.

This information is used to seek insights into customer behaviour, marketing, risk and supply chain among other areas. Analytics, say industry players, is the next big business segment.

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