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About WNS Analytics Wizard 2018 (Machine Learning Hackathon)

The battlefield is set for the first-ever WNS Analytics: War of the Wizards!


WNS Analytics Wizard 2018 is a one-of-its-kind online analytics hackathon that gives budding data wizards the exciting opportunity to get a sneak peek into real-life business scenarios.


We are looking for the ultimate Wizard amongst aspiring analytics professionals, who can showcase analytical acumen and creativity to solve data problems that keep WNS’ experts on their toes, every day.


So, don your ‘data scientist’ hat and register to participate in the largest online hackathon yet, at WNS.

So, are you ready for the War of the Wizards?

 

Why you should participate?

WNS Analytics Wizard 2018 is the ultimate challenge for all the young aspiring analytics professionals.Participate in the online hackathon to:

  • Get a taste of real-life business scenarios and data challenges,and improve your analytical skills
  • Compete with data and analytics masterminds across the globe
  • Boost your CV with the title ofbeing the ultimate WNS Analytics Wizard and gain recognition among peers
  • Take home cash prizes upto INR 3 Lacs

 

Who should participate?

Open for all data lovers – statisticians, data scientists, business analysts and students.

 

About the Company

WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), is a leading global business process management company. It offers business value to 350+ global clients by combining operational excellence with deep domain expertise in key industry verticals.It is a trusted analytics partner to over 50 clients from banking, insurance, hospitality, retail, CPG, logistics, healthcare providers, airlines and many more. WNS leverages its analytics expertise in combination with rich industry domain knowledge and custom-built proprietary frameworks to help clients make informed decisions at the right time. It has more than a decade of proven, core analytics experience with over 2,500 analytics professionals spread across 10 delivery centers. For more information, visit https://www.wns.com/solutions/functional-solutions/analytics

 

Prizes

Cash prizes upto INR 3 lacs up for grabs

  • 1st Prize - INR 1,50,000
  • 2nd Prize - INR 1,00,000
  • 3rd Prize - INR 50,000

Rules of Participation

  1. The contest starts Friday, 14th September 2018, 00:00:00 (GMT) . The data set and the problem statement will be released at the same time.
  2. Entries submitted after the contest is closed, will not be considered.
  3. Individual participation is allowed in the hackathon, and participant can either be a part of a team or can participate individually.  
  4. Use of external dataset is not allowed.
  5. Participation is free-of-charge.
  6. Participant must update their profile details and upload their latest CV.
  7. Throughout the hackathon, you are expected to respect fellow hackers and act with high integrity.
  8. Slack Live Chat admins hold the right to block any participant found to use foul / disrespectful language.
  9. Current WNS employees are also eligible to participate.
  10. Analytics Vidhya and WNS hold the right to disqualify any participant at any stage of competition if participant(s) are deemed to be acting fraudulently.
  11. In case of any dispute, decision of Analytics Vidhya shall be final.
  12. Prize money is subject to tax deduction as per Income Tax Rules.

Team Formation

  • Click here to view process flow for Team Creation
  • Maximum of 2 people can form a team.
  • One person can be a part of one team only.
  • In case a team wins, prize would be distributed equally among team members
  • Team once created can't be dissolved.
  • Teams can't be merged.

Registration Fee

Free
DHS 2018