"Big Data - The next frontier for innovation, competition, and Productivity" - McKinsey This group was started to bring working Data Science professionals, aspiring Big Data enthusiasts together and engage in knowledge sharing conversations and semi-structured peer-to-peer learning environment. At the core, we aim to share our experiences and industry knowledge in 360 degree so all the members can gain insights into Big Data area. By participating regularly we will all gain a better understanding of Data Science and how the companies, economies are leveraging Big Data today and its future. There will be opportunities for presenting on various aspects of Data Science and Big Data and engage at the intellectual level discussions. This group is not just for data scientists, data analysts, students, but also professionals in finance, operations, marketing and IT and anyone interested in Data analytics and Big Data. We believe that Big Data is not just an IT related issue that has an impact on many different functional areas. So all are Welcome!!