Egyptian Papyrus
Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, an Egyptian document more than 3,600 years old, introduces the roughly 85 problems by saying that he is presenting the "correct method of reckoning, for grasping the meaning of things and knowing everything that is, obscurities and all secrets."

Customer Retention

In the age of convergence, customer churn is a concern for service providers, challenging most retention techniques...

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Domain or business context –agnostic – Don’t tell your data scientist what your business is!!

Posted on: October 9th, 2014 by Think@iQG

After reading many books, researching many articles, journals, and attending webinars of some renowned people in the analytics world, many of them say that a data scientist (especially the PhDs) should understand their companies or customers business to help drive discerning business decisions.

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The Pencil People

Posted on: October 2nd, 2014 by Think@iQG

Not long ago, when the space race was at its peak between the then two superpowers there was this factious story doing the rounds about how NASA spent millions of dollars trying to invent a pen that would write in zero gravity conditions, while their counter parts in USSR just used a pencil which was much cheaper and easier to get.

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Does one size really fit all?

Posted on: September 25th, 2014 by Think@iQG

Some time ago in one of my blogs I had talked about the product deluge that was going to hit the market with  solutions in  advanced analytics. To be very honest, it’s arrived faster than I had anticipated.

Not very far in time when the ERP revolution  engulfed enterprises in the west, beginning from Europe to North America and finally Asia a lot was  spoken about how ERP packages were designed and built considering the best practices of  successful companies.

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Digging for diamonds in a gold mine!

Posted on: September 18th, 2014 by Think@iQG

I was sharing my disappointment with a couple of my colleagues the other day about how a client was not keen to take forward a concept that was created for a project. What we were really discussing was how people try to search for wrong things at the wrong places when there so much available to work on.

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Perils of Cross-selling

Posted on: September 11th, 2014 by Think@iQG

Are you one of those that make a fixed expense budget for every month?

Are you one of those that buy stuff on-line exceeding your budget and often end up returning merchandize once you see your credit card bill because you actually couldn’t afford it in the first place!

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