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www.cioreview.in/magazines/oct2014/         - CIO Review
Modak Analytics is featured as top 20 promising Business Intelligence solution providers - 2014 by CIO Review
ClOReview as the navigator for enterprises to get the clear picture of the BI industry presents to you the ‘20 Most Promising Business Intelligence Companies in India’. We bring to you detailed profiles of some of the best contenders in the Bl industry that help enterprises adopt data analytics to ultimately fuel their business growth. A distinguished panel comprising of accomplished Indian CEOs & CIOs of public companies, VCs, analysts, founders of other VC funded companies including ClOReview’s editorial board decided on the top 20 companies. These companies have the technical skill sets and business acumen to become high value organizations. The list will help you make the right choice for your BI needs.

http://www.dqindia.com/key-lessons-learnt-from-building-the-worlds-largest-ever-big-data-repository-of-electoral-data/         - CIO Review
Key lessons learnt from building the world’s largest ever Big Data repository of electoral data
India is perhaps the test bed for piloting Big Data projects of massive scale. We first had Aadhar, whose scope was to capture 12 billion fingerprints, 1.2 billion photographs, and 2.4 billion iris scans. The size of the data that will be created is huge and it is estimated that this database will be 10 times larger than the largest existing biometric database, which has been created by FBI from the U.S

www.telegraphindia.com/external/display.jsp?mode=details&id=39233         - Telegraph India
Hyderabad’s Analytics Start-up Modak Analytics Builds India’s Largest ever Big Data Repository of Electoral Data
Hyderabad based Modak Analytics, a data analytics start-up, built India’s first Big Data based Electoral Data Repository of 81.4 crore voters for the just concluded elections, a dream for every IT major. It has pioneered innovations by applying big data analytics to Indian politics that generated actionable insights silently for its client.

www.informationweek.in/informationweek/news-analysis/295826/hyderabad-analytics-startup-builds-india-largest-electoral-repository-814-crore-voters         - Information Week
Hyderabad-based Modak Analytics, a data analytics startup, built India’s first Big Data-based electoral data repository of 81.4 crore voters for the just concluded elections.
The massive exercise involved 81.4 crore voters – the scale of the project can be gauged from the fact that comparatively the U.S. has 19.36 crore voters, Indonesia 17.1, Brazil 13.58 and UK 4.55 crore voters.

www.informationweek.in/informationweek/news-analysis/296917/lessons-building-world-largest-repository-electoral         - Information Week
Modak Analytics has built India’s largest ever Big Data repository of electoral data for the recently concluded general elections
Some additional challenges were peculiar to India — voter rolls were in PDF format in 12 languages. Modak Analytics had to analyze over 9 lakh PDFs amounting to over 2.5 crore pages to be deciphered for any analysis. This data was mapped to 9.3 lakh polling booths across 543 parliamentary and 4,120 assembly constituencies.

articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-05-14/news/49846797_1_data-analytics-voter-social-media         - The Economic Times
Modak Analytics, a city-based data analytics start-up, today said it is building India's first Big Data-based Electoral Data Repository system.
Obama's 2008 campaign brought the use of Social Media and 2012 (campaign) the use of Big Data to forefront. 2014 Indian elections have gone one step further and used both Social Media and Big Data....The just-concluded elections registered two irreversible trends... a very large young voter base and advances in technology.

www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-business-wire-services/hyderabads-analytics-start-up-modak-analytics-builds-indias-largest-ever-big-data-repository-of-electoral-data-114072300636_1.html         - Indiainfoline
Hyderabad based Modak Analytics, a data analytics start-up, built India’s first Big Data based Electoral Data Repository of 81.4 crore voters
2014 parliamentary elections registered two irreversible trends - very large young voter base and advances in technology. It became smart led by digital/social media technologies. Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign ushered use of Social Media and 2012 brought Big Data Analytics to forefront. World’s largest democracy went one step further by integrating Social Media and Big Data Analytics for the first time.

www.business-standard.com/article/companies/modak-analytics-to-expand-into-bfsi-consumer-goods-sectors-114051401239_1.html         - Business Standard
Modak Analytics to expand into BFSI, consumer goods sectors
Modak has developed customised and proprietary technologies that are useful in pan-India data mining for customised marketing and advertising approaches.Modak has developed customised and proprietary technologies such as rapid extraction, transformation and loading (RapidETL), transliteration of Indian languages and data dictionaries of Indian states, which are useful in pan-India data mining for customised marketing and advertising approaches.

www.deccanchronicle.com/140524/nation-current-affairs/article/number-crunchers-election-season         - Deccan Chronicle
Number crunchers during this election season
Until last week, Hyderabad-based Modak Analytics was just another start-up mining and analysing Web data. But all that changed when the 10-member firm revealed to the world what it was really up to inside its “very cramped” office at Kondapur.

www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/politics/every-11th-voter-in-uttar-pradesh-is-a-ram/article6011219.ece         - The Hindu Business Line
Every 11th voter in Uttar Pradesh is a ‘Ram’
Modak Analytics, a three-year-old start-up, has collected and sifted through a whopping 18 tera bytes of data, which includes 10 TB (one TB is 1,000 gigabytes or GB) in .pdf format.