5 podcasts that make learning Data Science and Analytics a lot more fun

You don’t have time to read anymore. You’re too busy to attend short courses or take online classes. But you really want to learn about the tech and corporate world’s latest buzzwords – data science and analytics. For someone who isn’t a numbers geek or hasn’t studied the mysteries of Mathematics or statistics earlier, it’s pretty hard to grasp the basic concepts of data science on your own. So, what…

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Life @Crayon – Smruthi kilari

1) How long have you been at Crayon? It’s been about 1 year and 3 months. 2) What do you do at Crayon? Data mining and client delivery. But basically, everything data. 3) What’s your average day like? Every day is a new challenge. It’s full of regular campaigns, adhoc analysis, data modelling and client management. 4) What’s your favorite Crayon memory? There are numerous memories I can think of.…

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Why we really love our new office – Anissa Wong on our #NewDigs

What is a startup like ours to do, when we have big plans but no money?  We mind every penny we spend. First and foremost, we invest in people. Then infrastructure and tools. Then marketing and business development.  And then way down the list, the office space. Why was the actual office space the least of our priorities? We noticed that people are rather tolerant of a less-than-perfect environment, as…

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How Artificial Intelligence is changing the face of Marketing

Have you, as a marketer, sat back and thought about how much energy you expend in identifying keywords, creating blog rollout plans, personalizing content for marketing, creating all those social posts and overall formulating content strategies? Now, step back and imagine if a lot of these activities were performed by machines, and all you had to do was actually enhance and optimize these activities. Or simply be the thought and…

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Life @Crayon – Bella

1) How long have you been at Crayon? a. 1491 days (and still counting) 2) What do you do at Crayon? a. I spend nearly 90% of my time in presales. The other 10% is used for trips to the pantry and laughing at silly jokes. 3) What’s your average day like? a. I usually spend the day working on proposals, crawling the internet for information (in the name of…

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Neural Network– Machine Learning part 3

This is the third article in a three-part series. You can read the first and second articles here. The focus of this article is to understand neural network around what it is, why it is an important learning algorithm, how it is applied, its extensions & variations, etc. A neural network is actually a pretty old idea.  It is an attempt to mimic the behavior of the human brain. With…

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Logistic regression – Machine Learning part 2

This article is the second part of a three-part series on machine learning. You can read Part 1 here. The purpose of this article is to understand the details of logistic regression. What it is and how it’s used etc. Let’s start with the definition. It is a classification algorithm for predicting values of a discrete variable. As one of the most popular and widely used classifications learning algorithm, it…

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Linear regression and Gradient descent – Machine Learning part 1

The purpose of this article is to understand how gradient descent works. By applying and illustrating it on linear regression. We will have a quick introduction on Linear regression before jumping on to the estimation techniques. Please feel free to skip the background section, if you are familiar with linear regression. The reason why I chose to write on this topic is that a good understanding of gradient descent and…

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How This Former IBM Director Received a Backing From The TATA group

SURESH V SHANKAR (55), FOUNDER, CRAYON DATA – by Entrepreneur Magazine. Among the league of companies which have kept their high growth under the radar for quite some time is Singapore and Chennai-based big data company Crayon Data. Launched by former director at IBM – Shankar has been a big data and digital evangelist for over a decade. Further, he has been the point person in creating disruptions in the…

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Life @Crayon – Priyanshu

  1) How long have you been at Crayon? 4 years, 3 months, 4 days & 3 hours (as of writing this response) 2) What do you do at Crayon? Ranges from cheerleader to product manager 3) What’s your average day like? Coordinating work around our banking deployments, product and engineering with frequent trips to the snack room 4) What’s your favorite Crayon memory? The great beach-house party of 2016,…

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