Young ‘uns on a mission @ Crayon

We’re constantly being blown away by some of our younger Crayons. A few weeks ago, a triumvirate of Crayons gave us a demo. In a room filled with their peers and seniors, they presented a cool solution to an age-old, tedious but necessary process – client reports. In fact, they gave the entire flow a complete facelift and presented a dashboard that blew us all away. What’s extra special about…

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Here’s why Chennai is the SAAS capital of India

Chennai is a city which has always been steeped in tradition. It’s a city where conventional business models have been tried and tested time and time again. And the organisations adopting these models were quite happy with the way things were. But that is not the reality of today. There is a new kind of buzz emerging from the tech community in the city. And that energy comes from a…

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5 Machine Learning and AI podcasts you should listen to

Earlier, I’d written an article on a couple of podcasts for those interested in learning about data science and analytics. And while data science is still a relevant and booming industry today, the tech world has since then moved onto other things – artificial intelligence. AI and machine learning are one of the fastest growing fields. Not only in terms of research and development, but also in terms of entrepreneurship.…

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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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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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5 cool mobile apps that will help you become a pro at coding

If you’re looking for a new skill to learn. Or boost up your resume. Then learning to code would probably be the best way to go. It’s a useful skill to have, whether or not you’re looking for careers in professional fields of web design, gaming, big data, artificial intelligence, etc. By learning how to code in at least one programming language, you not only broaden the scope of your…

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Decentralized social networks: The choice is yours!

We live in an age, where we fear isolation. The one string which connects us with the rest of the world is social media. With people being constantly on the move, social networking websites provide the most accessible and affordable medium for news and entertainment. The widespread popularity of social media, and the vague regulations in place, have allowed several media giants to rise. Companies such as Facebook, Twitter and…

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Data Science: The Tech That Powers Iron Man!

It’s A Bird… It’s A Plane… It’s Iron Ma…..Oh, Wait!! That’s A Major Blunder!! Wasn’t it supposed to be Superman? Well, who cares?? Iron Man’s cooler! He combines the flight of a bird and the tech behind a plane and cruises effortlessly in the sky! He may not be quite the “Naturally gifted” Superhero as you might want him to be, but he is everything better! Why, you ask? Well,…

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Suresh Shankar on entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence and banking

Suresh Shankar, founder of Crayon Data, talks about how entrepreneurship is all about persistence and perseverance, through one of his favourite anecdotes on the Chinese bamboo tree. One that will get all you budding entrepreneurs fired up and ready to make a change! Catch him in conversation with the University of Oxford and Said Business School. Suresh Shankar also discusses ‘obvious’ opportunities in the digital banking space and the financial…

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