Analytics Trends

Analytics Trends

machine learning, sentiment analysis, data science
Today's post- How and Why Companies Should Use Sentiment Analysis - is written by featured author Federico Pascual, co-founder of MonkeyLearn, a powerful machine learning tool allowing you to extract valuable "opinion-based" data from text.  The first time someone tried to talk to me about sentiment analysis, I thought it was...
Data visualization of Chainsmokers popularity
When you think of data visualization, you might think of simple and stuffy Excel charts, but the practice often is much more creative and visually stunning. Data visualization is meant to tell a story, and can make or break the effect of your analysis. Data Visualization Communicates Your Research Data analysis gives you...
Customers might not always be able to accurately convey what they want, but numbers don't lie. The most successful companies are the ones who prioritize data and use it to improve their product and keep their customers happy. Here are some of the many companies that have succeeded by putting data...
Well-known Duke Economics professor Dan Ariely once said about big data: “Everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it.” This concept applies to much of data terminology. While many toss around terms...
Love has always been big business. Valentine’s Day spending this year was estimated at a record-breaking $19.7 billion, according to the National Retail Federation’s Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, almost a billion dollars more than in 2015. And as more and more people...
Now worth around 25 billion dollars, Spotify is currently the world’s most valuable music company. Spotify completely shifted the music industry, not only in terms of making streaming music the current standard but also in how customers interact with their platform via the use of big data collection. With...
At the request of Twitter, U.S. intelligence agencies can no longer access Dataminr, a company that mines social media for patterns that might indicate breaking news, analyzes those patterns using algorithms, and then sends out real time news alerts. Dataminr has a vested interest in keeping Twitter happy; not...
Aldous Huxley once said that “facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored,” a quotation that can be illustrated by the data overload of today’s economy. Recent technology has made data exponentially more abundant than it has ever been. In 2010, Eric Schmidt, then CEO of Google,...
Every day hundreds of millions of people take photos, make videos and send texts. Across the globe businesses collect data on consumer preferences, purchases and trends. Governments regularly collect all sorts of data from census data to incident reports in police departments. This deluge of data is growing fast. The total...
With Donald Trump officially accepting the Republican nomination, and Hillary Clinton poised to do the same this week, here’s a roundup of the biggest political data stories right now as we start the countdown to November. The 2016 race has brought with it a host of new data tools for...