Tiger Analytics Partners Nanyang Poly to Develop AI-ready Talent, Accelerate Tech Adoption by Singapore SMEs

SINGAPORE, August 25, 2022Tiger Analytics, a leading provider of Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Advanced Analytics Consulting Services, will be collaborating with Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP), Singapore to further industry-relevant AI education and research. This will broaden access to AI skills in Singapore. Together, the partners will drive the next generation of AI-ready talent and the acceleration of technology adoption by SMEs.

Sharing this information with AsiaBizToday, Mr Anupam Bhargava, Head of Asia Pacific, Tiger Analytics said that as a part of the new Diploma in Applied AI & Analytics at NYP, Tiger Analytics will co-develop the modules and Competency Units (CU) around data processing, AI modeling and applications, AI system design and development.

Tiger Analytics will also contribute to:

●            Reviewing the curriculum for each Competency Units

●            Providing resources for the teaching material

●            Reviewing and providing feedback on the content

●            Co-creation of real-world use cases with the relevant data for project work

In addition to this, as a key member of the C4AI, Tiger Analytics will work with NYP to accelerate the AI adoption for SMEs. While there are more partners involved in the program like Microsoft, Omron to name a few, Tiger Analytics is the only Data & Analytics company.

Mr Bhargava further informed that apart from providing AI-ready talent, the partnership with NYP will enable SME organisations to experiment, conceptualise, build, and deploy complex Artificial Intelligence (AI) use cases across various sectors. This in turn will enable and accelerate the adoption of AI by the industries in Singapore. Use cases like predictive maintenance, demand forecasting, computer vision etc have applicability across multiple sectors and through the NYP’s C4AI, the aim is to establish a foundational layer/ solution which can help accelerate the adoption and solution to these problems.

Dr. Vinayak Prabhu, Deputy Director, Nanyang Polytechnic School of Engineering said, “As we move forward to the digital economy and seek to adopt AI to pivot and transform businesses, there has also been a growing demand for AI expertise and skillsets. Our collaboration with Tiger Analytics is a timely step to address the growing industry demand for AI talent and capabilities. This partnership will equip our learners and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) with the right set of skills and practical experience to enable them to leverage AI for growth.”

Building Partnerships

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Tiger Analytics enables several Fortune 500 companies to generate business value from data. As committed evangelists to the transformational ability of data, analytics, and AI, the company actively collaborates with academic institutes and industry thought leaders to address the learning and development needs of young aspirants who want to take on jobs in this fast-growing industry.

Tiger Analytics has already partnered with educational institutions like IIT Madras, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, Purdue University, USA for different initiatives.  The company collaborates with various academic institutes on co-creating courses, curriculum and events based on computer science, technology, and business. In addition to these Tiger Analytics also participates in learning program involving knowledge sharing sessions, student development program, leadership talks, technology boot camps, real-world case-study sessions, career guidance sessions and more, according to Mr Bhargava.

On the growing importance of data analytics, Mr Bhargava said, “We are in the midst of a data flood. In the last ten years, a great deal of data has been generated. Companies that are able to develop systems to mine data, analyse data, and derive insights and value from it as a result of this are going to be leaders in the Singapore IT market. As a result, employees with the necessary abilities are in high demand as the demand to accelerate their Data & AI transformation journey. We do foresee this area growing exponentially in the next few years.”

Present in Singapore for over three years, Tiger Analytics currently serves serving a range of customers across multiple verticals – consumer goods, manufacturing, renewable energy, retail, and telco. The company has been working with varied industries to solve problems. These include predictive maintenance challenges for a renewable energy company, setting up a modern data platform to enable advanced analytics use cases like churn/ loyalty etc for a retailer, demand forecasting for a retailer, how to accelerate innovation and new product launch for a large FMCG, among others.