Cypher is undoubtedly one of the biggest analytics summits in India. The 3-day event promises a lot of content around the emerging tech along with loads of fun and excitement.
It keeps getting bigger and better every year, but this edition is special for the analytics community as it is the fifth edition. As Cypher enters 5 years, there are a lot of things that we are bringing for our analytics community. As we look back, there is a lot that has evolved over the last five years — people that we have reached, content that has been generated, connections that have been built, and businesses that have turned fruitful, among others. With this article, we take a look into the journey of Cypher in 5 pointers.
1| The reach has grown more than 5 times in the last 5 years
Since its first edition, Cypher has been able to garner loyal attendees. While the first edition itself saw a huge turnout from the analytics community, it has been growing significantly with each year. The audience at Cypher has grown more than 5 times over the last five years, with attendees from every walk of the data science community. Cypher hosts various designations from the analytics and data science community such as managers, CXOs, startup founders, data scientists, developers, head of business units and more. The last edition saw an attendance of over 1,000 delegates.
2| Industry participation has increased drastically
There has been a tremendous increase in the participation of different companies at Cypher over the last 5 years — such as analytics consumers, analytics service providers, analytics product company, education provider and others. The last edition brought together more than 250 companies while bringing together leading industry players, analytics practitioners and individuals from the field of data science and analytics. There was representation from captives, end users and analytics solutions provider. That’s not all, there has been an increased participation from various industries at Cypher. Some of the companies that attended the event include illustrious names like Deloitte, Cisco and Piramal, among others.
3| It has brought the industry closer
It brings industry, academia, consumers and service providers on a single platform allowing the industry to grow like never before. Cypher provides networking opportunity like no other conference, bringing the data science community closer to participate in interesting discussions with the best minds on a single platform. With industry doyens attending the event over 3 days, it allows for participants to network on their areas of interest.
4| It has generated unparalleled content over the last 5 years
The content it has generated over the last 5 years is unparalleled and is much sought after. It makes you strive for more and better. Often touted to be one of the best conferences to be attended by the analytics community and engineering domain, Cypher has been called the most enriching experiences this community can ever have. The talks, keynotes, panel discussions and workshops are hosted on the YouTube channel, which can be accessed by data science enthusiasts at any time.
5| The scope of the talk has increased over the years
From covering analytics in the earlier conferences, the scope of talks and sessions has increased to more specialised topics such as AI, machine learning, IoT, neural networks and other emerging tech. The industry has matured significantly over the last five years and so have the use cases. This can be seen implemented in the quality of the talks that have evolved over the years.