Bangalore, India (PRWEB) December 13, 2014
Analytics Vidya is an online community dedicated to the study of analytics. They recently released their ranking of various short duration certification courses in Data Analytics and Big Data accessible in India. The ranking included courses either run in India or are available online. While reviewing the courses Analytics Vidya categorized the courses in 5 tracks, SAS, R, Python, Machine Learning and Big Data.
Jigsaw Academy, the online School of Analytics ranked among the top in the fields of the language of SAS, R and Big Data.
“We are extremely proud to have been ranked by Analytics Vidya as among the best certifications in the language of SAS, R and Big Data. In the four years since we began operations, we have trained more than 10,000 students and have helped bridge the huge skill gap in the industry.” says Gaurav Vohra, CEO Jigsaw Academy.
“Our courses are especially created by analytics experts from around the world, to give students a very comprehensive review of the subject, while also making the content easy and simple to understand, even for those who do not have an analytics background.” says Sarita Digumarti,
Under the category, Certification courses for SAS, Jigsaw Academy’s Foundation Course in Analytics was ranked as No. 1. This is what Analytics Vidya had to say about the course, ” The Foundation course from Jigsaw Academy is an ideal first course for your data science career, if you want to learn SAS. The content is lucid and leaves you with enough knowledge on the subject to start your data science career. The coverage of the course is holistic as well – it covers everything from collecting and cleaning data to how to build various predictive models. What I really like about this course is that it makes the journey of becoming a data scientist easier. With its simple step-by-step approach, it is an ideal course for those who come from a non-statistics or a non-programming background.”
In the categories ‘R’ and Big Data, Jigsaw Academywas also rated highly. According to Analytics Vidya, “The Data Science Certification from Jigsaw Academy is a comprehensive offering with good quality content and instructors. This course provides you with all you need to know to become a data scientist. This course will expose you to business case studies and real world problems better than any other course I have come across.”
” If you need a guide or a mentor to take you through the complex world of Big Data – The Big Data specialist certification from Jigsaw Academy might be the best place to start. The biggest USP for this course is that it teaches big data from a data scientist’s perspective rather than from an IT professional’s perspective.” continued Analytics Vidya
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ABOUT JIGSAW ACADEMY
The Online School of Big Data & Analytics
Jigsaw Academy offers courses in big data and data analytics at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, as well as specialized courses for specific sectors. Their founders have over 20 years of combined experience in consulting and analytics across multiple industry verticals, having worked for Fortune 500 companies both in India and the United States.
Jigsaw Academy trains professionals from all over the world in data mining, data science, and predictive analytics, equipping them with the data analytics skills that are in demand in today’s workplace. In the last 4 years, they have trained over 10,000 students across 20+ countries in the most widely used data analytics tools through the Jigsaw Lab, a cloud based virtual platform that is accessible to students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Our vision of offering an industry-relevant curriculum has led to innovative partnerships with leading academic institutions such as Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai, and the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Their award winning courses are well recognized in the industry and Jigsaw is the approved analytics training partner for many large organizations including Accenture, Infosys, and Genpact.