Technalytics, the Analytics and IT club of IIM Udaipur, provides the student community of IIM Udaipur a common platform to discuss and gain knowledge about the trends in information technology and data analytics. It equips the students with the technological know-how of the industry and the implementation of analytical skills through weekly newsletters, workshops, events, and summits.
The team is responsible for sending frequent informative e-mailers to the entire community, which is intended to keep the community up-to-date with various technological trends and happenings in the field of Analytics. The topics are chosen in such a manner that they are relevant to the students and are presented in a simple, mostly graphical manner so that it is easy to visualize and understand.
The newsletters can be accessed here.
The Annual Analytics Summit - Analitica'21 was held on the 22nd and 29th of August 2021. The Indian Institute of Management Udaipur hosts Analitica every year with the goal to bring together global leaders in the field of technology and analytics. This year, 'Analitica' was held on the theme of “Mapping out a trip to a Digital and Intelligent Future.” It was graced by the presence of Mr. Abhinav Singhal, Mr. Naren Peri, Mr. Divik Saxena, Ms. Apurva Madiraju, Mr. Achal Ananth, Mr. Philip Varughese, and Mr. Anirban Nandi.
Unravel, held in August 2021, was an analytics-based treasure hunt event that tested participants on the basis of their analytical concepts and Excel skills. Participants were subject to 5 analytical problems as part of the competition. There were participants from the batch of MBA 2020-22, MBA 2021-23, MBA DEM 2021-22, and MBA GSCM 2021-22.
The summit was aimed to enable students with a perspective of business challenges on account of data and technologies influencing management decisions and business processes and the skills that management students must equip themselves with. The esteemed panel for the discussion was Mr. Ganesan Ramachandran (Accenture), Mr. Harishankar (Unilever), Mr. Kamesh Mullapudi (Deloitte), Mr. Pranay Chulet (Quikr), Mr. Hitesh Oberoi (InfoEdge), Mr. Sreejit Roy(IBM).
As a part of Solaris’21, the annual management fest of IIM Udaipur, we conducted two inter-college competitions. Mind-Wizz was an analytics-based business case competition. Our second event, Brain Games, was online analytics and aptitude-based quiz. The enthusiastic participation from B-schools across the country was genuinely encouraging, and in fact, the participation numbers surpassed those of all previous editions.
The Analytics Summit held during Solaris’21 was conducted successfully, with two speakers joining us in person and one speaker joining us online. The theme for the summit was ‘Synergizing Technologies for Rebuilding Tomorrow’. Eminent leaders from Dell Technologies, Zee Entertainment and Aegon Life attended the summit and shared their diverse experiences with the student community.
Our unique association with the students from the newly introduced Digital Enterprise Management Program has strengthened our commitment to foster the analytics culture in the IIM Udaipur community. We will strive to add value to the community through our new initiatives and ensure a continual learning process.
Cross-Tech was an analytics and aptitude-based crossword game organized in the online mode with the winners being the participants able to complete the crossword at the minimum possible time. The event was open to all MBA1 & MBA 2 students. The registration window started on 20th Jan 2022 and ended on 24th Jan 2022, 5 PM. The participants can register in groups of 1-2 members. The competition saw a total of 55 Team registrations, consisting of around 70+ participants.
TechnoQuiz, held in Feb'21, was an IT and analytics-based quiz for the students of IIM Udaipur. There were participants from the batch of MBA 2019, MBA 2020, MBA DEM 2020, and MBA GSCM 2020. Participants were tested based on their analytical concepts and their ability to interpret the technical terms based on the pictures provided.
Quiz-A-Thon, held in Oct’2019, was an analytics-based quiz series event that tested participants based on their analytical concepts. It was held across six rounds where both the PGP-1 and PGP-2 students from IIM Udaipur participated. The series consisted of 6 quizzes based on various analytics concepts for which study material was shared the previous evening. Each quiz had ten questions that tested the analytics concepts of the participants.
Techanalytics, in collaboration with Marclan, the Marketing Club of IIM Udaipur, conducted the first edition of "War of Clans" in March 2019.
It was a memorable event where all students got to wear their section colours and bat for their team one last time across three rounds. The final battle was held at the auditorium, where 15 participants from each section participated in the event. All the rounds involved questions from the marketing and analytics domain.
After the thrilling competition, Section A emerged as the winner.
A case-based workshop on SPSS statistical tool was organized to help the students get a hands-on understanding of the application of the tool, which would be helpful to them during summer internships.
In this workshop, students can get hands-on R software where they could learn to create predictive models using data. This can be helpful to students during their summer internships, where they might have to apply analytics concepts using R.
We are aware that Python is a valuable part of the data analyst’s toolbox. Having gauged the interest of the student community to learn about Python, we organized a workshop on Python programming language for beginners.