ISB Institute of Data Science

The goal of the ISB Institute of Data Science (IIDS) is to help organizations, learn and leverage newer data-driven approaches, to build sustainable long term competive advantage through training and consultation.

Institute of Data Science focuses on the following activities:
  • Conduct workshops, training, and short and long duration programs to teach data-driven business decision making to managers (e.g., provide training course to working professionals, academics, industry and government in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and data science). 
  • Organize conferences and round tables to promote ISB’s thought leadership in data-driven decision making and connect growing community of data science researchers, practitioners.
  • Help organizations transform their business decision-making process to become more data-driven through short-term and long-term collaborative research engagements and industry projects. 
  • Publish case studies and research papers to showcase ISB’s thought leadership in the area of data-driven decision making an provide opportunities for knowledge transfer.

ISB Institute of Data Science (IIDS) brings together academicians and researchers from across the academic departments and different industry domains to drive research into the analysis, understanding and use of AI and data science methodologies to achieve competitive advantage. The Centre works in collaborations with partners in business, industry and government which have an interest in using data science for strategic decision making. We work with industrial partners to build a portfolio of collaborative research projects, provide professional development opportunities for their own staff and access to the full breadth and depth of the institute talent pool in the area of data science. With unprecedented access to increasing volumes of data, our research ranges from the underlying fundamentals in mathematics and computer science, to data science applications across different domains such as Omni Channel Analytics, Retail Analytics, Customer Analytics, Business Market Analytics, Operations Analytics, Social Media Analytics, Fraud Analytics, HR Analytics, Healthcare Analytics to name a few. 
History of IIDS
IIDS lab was setup in the year  2010  with a futuristic view of harnessing the power of statistics and computing to solve real-life problems. It is an eco-system consisting of innovators, researchers, academia, government and industry working towards addressing real-life problems using the technological advancements for betterment of the society . It was setup with an objective to catalyses innovation and industry oriented research, augmented decision making, develop skills and talent required in the field of business analytics, data science and artificial intelligence. Today, IIDS aims to be a centre of excellence in the field of business analytics, data science and artificial intelligence. IIDS’s Advanced Management Programme in Business Analytics (AMPBA) catalyse innovation with cognitive and critical thinking; Our pedagogy focuses on global Intelligence, critical thinking, innovation, decision-making, effective communication, team orientation and leadership to harness the power of emerging technologies to enhance student’s ability to create business value. The syllabus and curriculum of AMPBA is developed under the guidance of eminent industry leaders and world-class academicians. We are currently into our 14th batch with around 1000 alumina and 240 cohorts every year.