Analytics Trends

Analytics Trends

**As of January 2019, capstone projects at Level are no longer industry-partnered. Students now pursue a self-designed project using real, publicly available data that's tailored to their field and the skills or an area of interest they want to emphasize.**   Every Level student completes a final capstone project with an employer,...
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...
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...
Science Friday has an interview up with D.J. Patel, the newly-minted chief data scientist for the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy. Patel, who was previously the data and analytics lead at LinkedIn, discusses making data more accessible to the public and using analytics to improve services...
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...
Big Data.  It’s a term you may have heard a lot in the past few years, a buzzword in news stories on subjects as varied as health care, the NSA, and the outcome of sports events.  And as Big Data becomes increasingly entwined with our everyday lives, it creates job...
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Is the skillset you have now enough to get you where you want to be? For most of us, the answer is probably not a definitive "yes." Job seekers in every industry are feeling the pressure to add more technical skills and programming languages to their arsenals to land...
Last night we had the pleasure of hosting our first marketing analytics events in Boston at WeWork Fort Point. Our packed audience got to hear thoughts on the marketing analytics landscape from industry veterans such as SapientNitro's Charlotte Jackson, Oracle's Sophie Desouza, MarketSearch's David Honig and Monotype's Vivek Vadakkuppattu. In...
As much as we may want to deny it, summer has come to an end. So as the leaves turn and the weather begins to cool, here’s a look back at the hottest data stories of the summer in our Summer Data Roundup. Summer By the Numbers 28% Decline in how many...
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...