BCG Oslo GAMMATHON
Date: June 13, 2019
Time: 17.00 – 22.00
Location: BCG Oslo Office, Henrik Ibsen Gate 4
Are you pursuing bachelor, master, PhD or do you have any other experience in a field linked to computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or related data-centric areas and are interested in a career in consulting?
Join our GAMMATHON to get a true feel of what it is like to work for BCG GAMMA.
During the GAMMATHON you will get to know the Nordic team, as well as useful data science theory and tools. You will find that when working with a practical business problem, strategic thinking combined with advanced analytics can help build a competitive edge in all industries.
Working in groups with other participants, you will analyse a practical business problem using theory and tools from computer science and machine learning. You will use you programming skills in R and/or Python in a simulated BCG GAMMA project. The hackathon is organized in the form of a competition – the solution with the highest value for the virtual client will win. We have prepared prizes for the best team! We will serve food and drinks for you to enjoy during the GAMMATHON.
On the day, please bring your laptop and a charger. Please make sure that you have either R or Python downloaded on your computer.
· Relevant academic background
· Knowledge in predictive analytics in R or Python
· Fluency in English
Please apply by June 5th at the latest.
Join and get to know us – we look forward to getting to know you!
Please note: Travel expenses will not be covered.
For additional information, please reach out to Camilla Asmussen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Boston Consulting Group: Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world`s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensure that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. BCG GAMMA: BCG Gamma team comprises world-class data scientist and business consultants who specialize in advanced analytics. BCG Gamma combines advance skills in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, and machine learning with deep industry expertise. BCG GAMMA employs a three-step process that ensures measurable results: Envision: A rapid sprint to set ambitions and identify game-changing sources of value hidden in large and complex data. AI Activator: Agile, self-funding, and AI-powered value creation in four phases: • Inflection: Pressure-test use cases • Prototype: Build customized Proof of Concept to validate business case feasibility • Incubation: Launch MVP and improve in agile sprints • Exponential: Scale across the organization and continuously improve Enable: Diagnose needs and kick-start the organizational IT infrastructure transformation by building the capabilities required for continued success.