Bridge the Gap

In general, folks with technical background, rightfully, focus solely on the technology aspect of the application or tool development, whereas business leaders are more concerned about the business value that can be generated by deploying the tool.

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Bridge the Gap

Knowledge of commonly used business terms can help understand the business conversation and make sense of it. This also enables the technical team to appreciate the end goal, which is ultimately the value that your delivery will add to the business.

We will focus on some commonly used terms because gaining a basic understanding is essential for your growth as a leader to…


Internet of Things

The IoT device, Gateway, Cloud, and the MQTT Protocol

Physical objects that do not have the ability to connect to the internet, directly or indirectly, are just Things. A Thing is an IoT device if it is connected to other things and/or the internet. IoT devices take computing to the next level, where the virtual and physical world converge to produce something that is powerful and actionable.

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Internet of Things

If the thermostat in the picture above, lets you control the settings only from the physical device then it is just a Thing. If it is connected to your home wifi network then it is an IoT device. …


Artificial Intelligence

Weather Forecasting, Disease Prediction & Distribution

Democratization & adoption of AI to make food supply reliable and efficient can not only increase revenue for the industrial farm participants but also will help small farmers to have a decent improvement in the standard of living by having direct access to the consumer.

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Photo by Amanda Easley on Unsplash

Farm to Fork

Agriculture is not merely about growing stuff on the farm. There is a myriad of factors that play a crucial role in the ecosystem of activities around growing fruits, vegetables, grains, raising cattle for meat, or shipping the produce directly to your doorstep.

The current world population as of Jan 2021 per United Nations estimate…


Certifications are an excellent way to showcase your talent.

Certifications works as a motivator to stretch yourselves a little bit into unchartered territory and expand your knowledge base. On the flip side, few certifications and courses, especially in the field of Data Science are unreasonably expensive and unbound or shallow in scope.

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Certification Industry

Certification is a business. It is a good one (especially the pay-to-renew or else it will expire part of it). The ecosystem of the training and platforms supporting the certification industry is also huge.

Personally, I have benefitted from getting certified and have multiple certifications in Project Management and various cloud platforms. I seriously believe that getting…


Project Management

Waterfall, Agile, CRISP-DM, and hybrid approaches.

In the last few decades, project management has evolved and adapted itself to changing market needs. We will review the pros and cons of Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, CRISP-DM, and hybrid approaches.

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Photo by Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash

Project management approaches vary from predictive techniques on one end to empirical iterative practices on the other. Each approach has a valid use case. Therefore it is important to understand the concept behind each approach and its pros & cons. Using the correct approach to manage an initiative is key to successful delivery.

Waterfall

The Waterfall approach is a predictive model and the most common form of project management…


The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Three farm bills that will change the way farmers do business in India and will reengineer the trading process from a government-backed system to a corporate-owned system has lead to unrest in the majority rural population.

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Suneal Patel, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Before you agree or disagree with the new law, keep your political bias aside. It’s very easy to not think about an issue and blindly follow your political ideology without using intellect and power of reasoning.

If you are a blind follower of a political ideology you are not stupid or dumb, you are a smart, brilliant performer, who thinks only of your own…


Artificial Intelligence, Future, News

Skill shortages are more acute in emerging professions. The Future of Jobs report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. — World Economic Forum

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Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

The primary source of this article is The Future of Jobs Report 2020

The Future of Jobs Report provides the timely insights needed to orient labor markets and workers towards opportunity today and in the future of work. Now in its third edition (2016, 2018 & 2020), the report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change and direction of travel.

The most relevant question to businesses, governments, and individuals is not to what extent automation and augmentation of human labor will affect current employment numbers, but under what conditions the global labor market can…


Cloud Computing

This article will focus on Section 4: ML Model Development for the GCP Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification.

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Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash

If you intend to take the certification, this will be a good starting point. If you don’t, this will help you develop the basic know-how needed to succeed in a rapidly evolving Machine Learning ecosystem.

This is not a certification study guide.

This article’s objective is to provide a simple explanation of complex ideas and give a broad view of the subject matter. The outline mimics the GCP Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification guide.

I have embedded links to useful reading material to take a deep dive if you desire to do so.

Build a model.

Framework selection:

Like any technical platform selection, you have…


Careers

Content Writer, Data Science Product Manager & AI Operations

It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change. — Charles Darwin

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Photo by Max Böhme on Unsplash

If you have all the project management skills and the know-how to manage your current initiative, then you may be able to deliver the expectations today successfully. The question is: are you ready for the next initiative, which will most likely be murkier and ambiguous?

Change is hard

Project Management, in the traditional sense, relates to managing Scope, Schedule, and Budget. These are the constraints that Project Managers are trained to work with. Folks who have spent some years managing…


Cloud Computing

This article will focus on Section 3: Data Preparation and Processing for the GCP Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification.

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GCP: Loading data into Big Query

If you intend to take the certification, this will be a good starting point. If you don’t, this will help you develop the basic know-how needed to succeed in a rapidly evolving Machine Learning ecosystem.

This is not a certification study guide.

This article’s objective is to provide a simple explanation of complex ideas and give a broad view of the subject matter. The outline mimics the GCP Professional Machine Learning Engineer certification guide.

I have embedded links to useful reading material to take a deep dive if you desire to do so.

Data ingestion.

Remember, the intent of processing data is…

Rajesh Verma

Strategic and innovative IT leader with expertise in aligning business objectives with cloud-based solutions.

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