Myntra & Jabong seek to leverage AI and Machine Learning for operations
Udacity, the Silicon Valley-based lifelong learning platform, will be providing its best-in-class technical education to upskill Myntra & Jabong employees. This collaboration with the organisation will provide its employees access to Udacity’s courses on Machine Learning and Deep Learning in order to enhance skills that are required to apply futuristic technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning directly affecting their operational efficiency.
Myntra & Jabong, India’s leading platform for fashion brands aim to deploy various applications for these futuristic technologies to gain an edge over competition. To use AI and Machine Learning for last-mile deliveries, automated storage systems, data mining and AI analytics to develop new styles and patterns, Myntra & Jabong require employees with comprehensive skills in these new smart technologies. Udacity was its platform of choice thanks to its state-of-the-art Nanodegree programs, that have become synonymous with excellence in technical education with industry-ready content for innovative technology companies. Myntra & Jabong employees will gain access to Udacity’s Machine Learning Foundation, Machine Learning Basic, Machine Learning Advanced, and Deep Learning Foundation Nanodegree programs.
Commenting on the collaboration, Ishan Gupta, Managing Director – India, Udacity, said, “Bringing knowledge and innovation together to create relevant and advanced tech education is what Udacity is known for. Our focus is on providing relevant training in these futuristic technologies, which means that at the end of the Nanodegree course, Myntra & Jabong employees will be comprehensively skilled in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. We are excited to partner with Myntra & Jabong and provide its employees with the skills necessary to thrive in the fast-growing e-commerce industry in India.”
Commenting on the collaboration, Manpreet Ratia, CXO and Head – SCM, CE and Human Capital, Myntra & Jabong, said, “Myntra is committed to being a market leader in building a future ready organization through constant learning and skill upgrades. We are happy to enter into this partnership with Udacity to accelerate the pace of skill adoption and to ensure that our employees are equipped to take the organization and its customers to newer heights through technology led innovations.”
Myntra is investing in developing deep expertise in these nascent fields, and also has plans to deploy Augmented Reality to help users access a more immersive experience and bring them closer to the brand.
Udacity’s Nanodegree programs are carefully constructed educational experiences to provide comprehensive technical skills, but ensure that graduates are ready to deploy these technologies on the field and in businesses. The Nanodegree Programs are co-created by Udacity experts and the leading technology companies in the Silicon Valley for skilling in the technologies of tomorrow.