Data Hackathon 2017

Mr. Karthick Thenalur, Director – Fiind Inc gave real world insights on “Data Analytics” the next big field which has more than 4 million job openings.

“Data Hackathon 2017” was organized by CARE School of Business Management and Fiind Inc (A Data Science Startup) on the 25 & 26 February 2017. Mr. Kathick also remarked that there is a lot of space in the field of “Data Analytics” which many students are not aware of.

“The lack of awareness about Data Sciences and learning resources are the reasons why many students neglect this field. To bridge the gap and also to bring awareness among the people of Trichy, Data Hackathon 2017 was organized”.

Over 20 teams from various colleges across the region participated in the “Data Hackathon 2017” where a real world data problem was given and the teams solved them. The event gave a hands on experience on how to apply tools to analyse big data and come to a inference – a skill that is most essential to pursue a career in Data Sciences.

 

The winners of the hackathon were presented with cash awards and prizes by Mr. Karthick Thenalur.

The Winners:

Winners: Prasanth G & Anitha K – Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Runners: Nandha Kumar R & Aravind Kumar R S – Bharathidasan Institute of Management
Special Prize winners:
1. Prasanth M & Nikita – Bharathidasan Institute of Management
2. Keerthana G & Reshinth Gnana Adithyan R Sri Manakula Vinayagar Engineering College

Employees of Fiind Inc were present at the event to give their ideas to participants about analysing Data.

Participants were glad to know about the opportunities in the field of Data Sciences and were intrigued to have a hands on experience. Fiind Inc along with CARE School of Business Management also offers a certification course on Data Analytics. The vote of thanks was delivered by Mr. Subbu, Senior Analyst, Fiind Inc.

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