Life @ Crayon – Sunny Swetank

1) How long have you been at Crayon? Over 2000 days! 2) What do you do at Crayon? One of Crayon’s clients is a leading global airline. They have initiated a big and ambitious transformation program. The program is delivered through various innovation labs. I play the role of value delivery lead for the customer intelligence lab. I’m also a data scientist on the same project. And the designated chef-of-mutton…

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Generating predictive data is big but challenging business for Ratan Tata-backed Crayon Data

by Kristie Neo, Deal Street Asia This article was originally published on Deal Street Asia on 23.11.2018. If there’s one thing that’s true – data lies. Data lies a lot. In “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data and What the Internet can tell us about who we really are”, Stephens-Davidowitz writes: “Big data allows us to finally see what people really want and really do, not what they say they…

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Show and tell with tangrams

  When you’re on a mission to make the complex simple, it’s not just nice but  necessary to have a design sensibility that conveys it too. Crayon’s primary design element – the tangram, lends itself perfectly to the work we do with  data. Inspired by the traditional and enduring Chinese puzzle, tangram figures are traditionally created from 7 shapes  – one parallelogram, one square and five triangles. The ordering and…

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The many ways to Rome: what it means to be a charismatic leader

Crayon Power Quotes Volume 1 1. Leadership is about making the right decisions, at the right time, and ensuring the workforce follows through with that decision with effectiveness. What are your thoughts? Leadership is about clarity in thinking and the ability to align an organisation towards the same vision. In today’s volatile world, it’s a lot to ask for leaders to make the right decisions all the time. It is…

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Banking In The Time Of Emerging Tech

There’s a new era of banking and financial services on the horizon. With the emergence of digital banking and fintech, the sector is facing a massive shift in the way people bank. There’s a new era of banking and financial services on the horizon. With the emergence of digital banking and fintech, the sector is facing a massive shift in the way people bank. Advancements in technology, including artificial intelligence and…

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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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