Excitement going up at Analytics Vidhya (and I can’t stop smiling)!
Guess what…we will celebrate our first year anniversary shortly. Last year has just flown by! I still remember the excitement and the anxiety I had while writing my first article on Analytics Vidhya. I had no clue, whether people will read what I’ll write, whether they will like and appreciate it. I didn’t know how things will pan out (I still don’t). What I did know was that I wanted to write and build a community of analysts, where they could learn from each other.
And the year has been nothing short of amazing! Our readers love what we write, they come back to read our new articles time and again. We relish writing articles, doing our research before writing them, listening back from our audience through comments, mails and one on one interactions. We love sleeping with our mind full of new and exciting articles / case studies / tips.
In our efforts to make Analytics Vidhya more meaningful for our audience, we are taking new (baby) steps. We are very excited about these new initiatives and can’t hide is any more. Following are the new initiatives which have
doubled tripled up excitement at Analytics Vidhya:
- Starting analytics training – Professional training is heart of analytics learning. And the supply for good quality training is limited. So, we couldn’t stop from getting our hands dirty! We will keep a high bar on quality of trainings (similar to all our content) and hope that through these trainings, we will have lot more active role to play in analytics learning of our audience.
The first course which we are launching is a Summer training aimed towards beginners. This course aims to provide deep understanding of basics of analytics. By end of this course, you will be able to build a simple predictive model (in excel). The idea behind this course is not to make you technically proficient in a tool (like most of the trainings out there), but to really drive home the basic fundamentals of statistics and analytics.
So, if you are a fresher looking to enter this industry, a college student passing out in an year or MIS professional looking for a shift to analytics, this could be the course you might be looking for. In order to deliver this training, we have partnered with Internshala. They have tremendous reach among college students and combined we will reach out to the right audience for the course.
If you are interested in this course, we are running an early bird discount offer. The earlier you sign up, the better it will be! You can find more details here.
- Creating a job alerts platform – Next important aspect for an analyst is to be aware of available career opportunities. In order to help our readers on this, we have launched a job alerts platform. On this platform, you can see some of the best jobs we come across. It is a very basic alerts page to start with. Over time, this will become a single place for looking and searching for analytics jobs (globally). I’ll keep you posted how this develops further.
We have kept job alerts out of the RSS feed / email subscription for now. In next dew days, we will provide a way to sign up for these individually.
In order to keep up with the pace of changes we are driving and make sure we deliver absolute best to our audience, I have decided to devote all my working hours to Analytics Vidhya. Yes, that’s right, over next few weeks, I’ll hand over my responsibilities at my full time employment and become self-employed.
We are absolutely in love with what we are creating for our audience. We hope that each of these initiatives will make Analytics Vidhya more meaningful for you. Do let us know what you think about these new initiatives. What would you want out of them? Any suggestions / feedback / questions? Please feel free to comment / reach out to us, we want to hear more from you.