Mother Teresa University teaches predictive analysis IBM way

By : |July 1, 2013 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: IBM announced that Mother Teresa Women’s University is using its analytics solution to train management students on predictive analysis and reporting solutions.

The university is using IBM’s analytical software, Statistical Products and Service Solutions (SPSS), to train the students. The three-month course, designed by IBM for the university, enables educators to teach, helps management students to gain analytical skills, and supports accurate institutional research and decision-making.

IBM SPSS is a comprehensive set of data and predictive analytics tool for users, analysts and programmers. The software offers options that help colleges and universities integrate statistical analysis, data and text mining and survey research instruction into classroom.

“In today’s technology-driven world, we need to enhance curriculum planning by tailoring courses to different styles of learning. With the IBM solution, we will be able to better equip students with essential analytical skills to effectively transition into the professional world,” said N. Kala, registrar, Mother Teresa Women’s University.

There is a growing demand of skills on Big data and Analytics mixed with Business and management education. Consulting firm McKinsey estimates that India would need 2 lakh data scientists in the next few years.

Jyothi Satyanathan, director, midmarket and inside sales, IBM India/South Asia. “IBM is working with over 200 universities around the world specifically in the area of expanding and strengthening analytics curricula to meet the growing demand of highly skilled big data business workers of the future.”

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