The first edition of Analitica- the Analytics Summit of IIM Udaipur was organised by Technalytics (the I.T. and Analytics Club of IIM Udaipur) on July 28th, 2018. The theme for the event was 'Leveraging Analytics to Gain Competitive Advantage'.
Prof. Janat Shah, Director, IIM Udaipur opened the stage by addressing the assemblage. Following his address, five expert speakers shared their insights on analytics which highlighted the importance of analytics in the current business environment. Following the speeches, a panel discussion was hosted with the guests. The discussion focused on competitive advantages, uses and security concerns of Data Analytics.
Some of the highlights of the event were:
"The future will be more national and local and not global. The new world is of continuous re-imagination." - Mr. Pankaj Rai, Senior Vice-President Strategy at Wells Fargo India
"Wherever there is a flow of information, there is imperfection, and there lies the scope of analytics. In this journey, our goal is to help each of you." - Mr. Dwiraj Bose, Head of AI and Advanced Analytics at Prudential Assurance
"Data is inherently dumb - Analytics is where the real value lies." -Mr. Sameer Dhanrajani, Chief Strategy Officer at Fractal Analytics "Analytics has helped increase rate of success of trials, reduction in trials cost and faster enrolment of patients." -Mr. Divesh Singla, Director, Commercial Services at Eli Lilly and Company
"Selecting the right strategy to act on data-driven insights affects the perception of whether analytics is useful or intrusive." - Ms. Saraswathi Ramachandra, Head of Personal Banking IT and Analytics centre of excellence at Danske IT