Analytics Trends

Analytics Trends

The first computers were technological behemoths. They were not only feats of technical engineering but physical feats in their own right. Owning a computer was the preserve of the largest of companies, governments and militaries around the world. It was decades before the likes of IBM, Microsoft and Apple...
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...
Trump vs Clinton analytics
Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, announced in an AP interview last month that he once again plans to buck traditional political wisdom by running a campaign based more on his rallies and personal appeal than data, which he calls overrated. However, even if his campaign has been less...
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...
As the primary race for the presidential election drags on, Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight.com lays out the data for how Bernie Sanders can win the Democratic nomination. Spoiler alert: it’s not easy. According to Silver, Sanders will need 988 more delegates—a little less than 57 percent of the delegates...
Brexit, the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, has already shaken the financial markets and has the potential to affect sectors as diverse as education, the art world, and geopolitics . But the vote does have one small bit of good news-- a data agreement between the U.S....
Read Kendall's full article on Course Report Any department, from any organization, can benefit tremendously from consulting a data analyst or scientist. So what do data analysts and data scientists do? They can come up with all kinds of valuable insights regarding anything, from identifying key-markers for potential sales growth, to pinpointing...
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...
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...
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...