Shailaja Grover

Consultant Program Manager (Big Data Analytics Course) Decision Sciences & Information Systems (IIM-B)
Executive Program from IIM, Bangalore on Business Analytics and Intelligence

Shailaja has over 19 years of experience in the Information Technology with expertise in software development, statistical techniques, quality assurance methodologies and conducting trainings and workshops. She has completed Business Analytics and Intelligence course with IIM, Bangalore which covers topics in Core Business Statistics including predictive modeling, stochastic modeling and optimization. She is currently working as Program Manager for Big Data Analytics program in Data Center and Analytics Lab in IIM Bangalore. She has worked on projects in food processing industry, manufacturing, social media analytics, Healthcare analytics and assessment framework for an NGO, agriculture and customer analytics.

Currently working on application of analytics in agriculture sector and how the data from various sources can be used to create advisory system for farmers. Designed and conducted trainings, workshops and certification programs in business analytics, project management and usage of quantitative methods in software project management and also on six sigma methodologies, lean concepts, basic statistics and predictive analytics. Teaching and conducting workshops in IIM-B and many reputed academic institutes as well as corporates. Co- authored two papers in healthcare analytics and retail analytics published in Harward Business Review.

  • • Paper on “Predicting package pricing for mission hospital†published in Harvard Business Publishing, Jul 2015
  • • Paper on “Customer analytics at Flipkart†published in Harvard Business Publishing, Jan 2018
  • • Invited talks on “Implementation of Analytical Assessment framework for a NGOâ€,“Agriculture Analytics†at International Conferences on Business Analytics and Intelligence in IIM Bangalore as well as Business Analytics conference in CIT Coimbatore

Her key work areas are:

  • • Training and workshops in academic institutes and corporates– mainly in the area of business analytics, project management, usage of quantitative methods in software project management, six sigma, lean methodologies, statistics and predictive analytics
  • • Design and development of training material for various trainings like business analytics, quantitative methodologies, six sigma etc
  • • Data Analysis - Analysis of key metrics & KPIs for projects using applicable statistical techniques in all descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
  • • Experience in working with developing managed services models and implementing outcome based engagements with various large enterprises
  • • Identifying and driving improvement programs through various statistical tools and methods, Kaizen, lean and six sigma methodologies.