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Back Of A Napkin Examples Of Data Science Projects

A common question among directors, managers and the C-suite is what are some examples of business cases using data science. Data science  is a tool that can be used to help reduce costs, find new markets and make better decisions. However, without examples of how to use data science it can be hard to see…
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January 13, 2018 0

4 Must Have Skills Every Data Scientist Should Learn

We wanted to follow up our previous piece about how to grow as a data scientist with some other skills senior data scientists should have. Our hope is to bridge the gap between business managers and technical data scientists by creating clear goals senior data scientists can aim for. Both entities have to take on…
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January 5, 2018 2

How To Grow As A Data Scientist

The role of a data scientist still varies from company to company and even team to team. This makes it much harder for companies to create a standardized growth plan for their data scientists. Without having a clear growth plan, there is a risk that these talented computer wizards will get stuck. They might provide…
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December 19, 2017 1

Does Your Director Know Your Company Is Wasting Money Copy Pasting Reports?

Creating reports is a necessary part of working at almost any company. It allows executives, managers, directors and business owners the ability to gain information from multiple departments and then make effective decisions. It is vital that executives have this information so they can make clear decisions. In this data driven world, it is not…
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December 11, 2017 0

From Human Vision To Neural Networks

The article below will be part one of a two part series discussing how research in the 1960s has brought us to developing complex neural networks that are now capable of analyzing pictures, videos, mp3s and much more. Machine learning and deep learning has required decades of research to get where we are today. From…
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December 1, 2017 0

Suit Up For Freedom Charity Dinner

Our data consulting team is partnering with Rescue:Freedom International to help set women and children free from sexual slavery.  Our team will be throwing a dinner at the lovely Marian Built Loft in Seattle, WA. Erik Jackson, Head Chef at Vendemmia and founder of Rough Draft. There will be great food and amazing company! We…
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October 28, 2017 0

Why Invest In A Data Warehouse

Why Invest In A Data Warehouse We recently had a medium sized company ask us why they might want to build a data warehouse. (If you are curious about what a data warehouse, feel free to read here) They had an operational relational database and a few ideas for products that we found brilliant. We…
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October 21, 2017 0

Intro To Data Analytics For Everyone Part 3

We hope you have enjoyed both previous parts(part 1, part 2) of this intro to data analysis and data science. In the next few sections we will be looking at different data sets, asking questions and posing possible stopping points where you can try to think about what you might do or conclude from the data…
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October 14, 2017 0

Intro To Data Analysis For Everyone! Part 1

Data analysis is part of any data scientists daily work (along with data munging and cleansing). It is also very important for a good portion of everyone else in the modern workforce. This could be a systems analysts, business owners, financial teams, and project managers. However, most undergrad courses do not (or at the very…
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September 26, 2017 0

Good Data Quality Is Key For Great Data Science And Analytics

If you have worked with financial or accounting data, then you know that a $10 discrepancy today can become a $100,000 tomorrow. An error in a data storage system or business intelligence report might seem small at first. It can be tempting for analysts to ignore it, or fudge the numbers for the month. Maybe…
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September 15, 2017 0