Reskilling & Problem Solving Platform Breakthroughs

Extensive Data Analytics training of IT freshers for a CMMi Level 5 IT company

Industry: Information Technology

Introduction

A group of fresh graduates from the University of Salamanca, Madrid, Spain has been recruited by a top IT giant who wanted them to work across varied Big Data analytics projects.

Aidemy Journey

Abzooba innovation Academy (Aidemy.org) recognizes an organization’s need for a varied talent pool to achieve organizational efficiency. Keeping that in mind, we created an extensive 3-month data analytics training program in order to make the participants industry-ready.

Approach overview:

The program involved topics like Unix, Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce, Machine Learning, Advanced Statistics, NLP, and many others. Each trainee was assigned a mentor to guide him/her through the training period.

The discussion forum helped as a wonderful collaborative tool wherein participants put their technical queries/discussions and experts replied within a 24-hour period.

Much stress was given on practicals, hands-on and live projects to create an industry-working environment for the participants.

“I found the hands-on exercises to be extremely useful, as it allowed us to put into practice, the theoretical knowledge that we gained from the course.”
Álvaro Hernández,
Madrid, Spain

Business Impact / Benefits

  • After the training, each of the participants are now working across different data analytics projects
  • Periodic progress reports, shared with the client managers helped to track the progress of the participants and identify the right person for each project.

Artificial Intelligence design and Rapid Prototyping Hackathon for a top IT player

Industry: Information Technology

Introduction

Our client wanted to develop AI based applications solving real industry problems through crowdsourcing among its internal associates and then choose the best ones to take it to final completion.

Aidemy Journey

The participants were required to quickly develop a AI prototype using open source technologies that solves a specific problem in any industry – Retail, Healthcare, Financial Services, Entertainment etc.

The participants needed to incorporate at least one AI based concept – NLP, Chat bots, Machine Learning, Computational Statistics, Expert Systems, Computer Vision etc., at the core of their solution.

Approach overview:

AIA Followed a 3-layer active support system

  1. Providing a collaborative platform for getting queries resolved in hours,
  2. A group of experts guiding each team on all knowledge steps and hurdles, &
  • Boosting their knowledge through code driven lectures on AI, Data science the need of the hour.

“Thank you very much AIA for your guidance and quick turnaround advices. We are happy that we made it to the top 10, and successfully demonstrate what we could make in such a short period of time.”
Team Nearest Neighbours
AI Hackathon Finalists

Business Impact / Benefits

  • In a period of just a month over 40 solutions were developed
  • Client shortlisted 5 solution with the help of Aidemy
  • The top 2 solutions are now being converted into live AI based products bringing revenue to the client

Upskilling in .NET for a US based Health Insurance Company

Industry: Healthcare

Introduction

Our client had developed a MS .NET based forecasting tool using a 3rd party vendor. To reduce vendor dependency and to take the product forward, they wanted their associates to learn .NET programming.

Aidemy Journey

Abzooba Innovation Academy developed a thoroughly researched, curated and practical specific .NET curriculum tailor made for the participants.

Approach overview:

Participants could access the training materials via our online platform www.aidemy.org and start learning at their own pace.

Each trainee was assigned a Mentor with whom they connected each week at a pre-scheduled time to discuss progress, content materials, questions and issues.

Practical projects based on healthcare industry scenario was provided to the participants.

Business Impact / Benefits

  • After the training the client was able to support the forecasting tool on their own.
  • Weekly progress report was shared by AIA manager to client manager and periodic discussions were held to understand and to assess the progress of each participant.

Integrated Big Data Analytics program for a Healthcare giant

Industry: Healthcare

Introduction

Our client wanted his team to develop solutions in Hadoop and transfer data from current SAS environment to Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).

In this process, client wanted and extensive Big Data Analytics training focusing on real challenges faced.

Aidemy Journey

Abzooba Innovation Academy developed a detailed content on practical scenarios like Tableau integration with Hadoop, SAS dataset transfer to HDFS, graphDB specific usages while also focusing on Big Data knowledge building blocks like Hive, Pig, Sqoop, MapReduce, etc.

Approach overview:

The training consists of two parts; an asynchronous and a synchronous part, as described below:

The asynchronous part:

  1. Online videos with training content and modules.
  2. Discussion forum that acts as a collaborative medium where participants can ask questions with SLA of twenty-four (24) hours for an expert response.
  3. Evaluation scores for each trainee after completion of module assignments.
  4. Weekly report of trainee progress to their manager(s).

The synchronous part:

  1. Each trainee connects with the Mentor once a week at a pre-scheduled time to discuss progress, content materials, questions and issues.
  2. Manager(s) meeting with AIA manager once a week at a pre-scheduled time to discuss trainee progress.

Business Impact / Benefits

  • Rather than asking a vendor to develop the Big Data solutions, client is now able to handle the projects on their own. This means dollar savings for client.

Crowdsourced: Demand and Sales prediction system for one of the largest retailers

Industry: Healthcare

Introduction

One of the largest retailers of the world wanted to develop a demand and sales forecasting system across their branches in a low budget. Also, they wished to look at multiple solutions to choose the best among them.

Aidemy Journey

We understand any Organization would love to innovate by bringing in the collective and collaborative Intelligence of its people. Similarly, their Clients would like to solve their business problems with a quick turnaround time.

Approach overview:

Datathon is a unique platform that brings in mass intelligence to solve problems of all kinds.

We provided a secure environment where our client was able to describe their problem, provide the datasets and host a Datathon.

Our community of experts used different techniques to produce the best models.

After the Datathon has ended, our Data Science & AI Gurus hand-picked the best model and forward it to the client.

Business Impact / Benefits

  • Instead of taking the conventional route of developing a solution through project execution, our client decided to crowdsource. This helped them to get their work done in a highly cost-effective manner while getting multiple best-fit models/options to choose from.