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The dark side of data science

Data scientists are sometimes blind to the possibility that the predictions of their algorithms can have unforeseen negative effects on people. Ethical or social implications are easy to overlook when one finds interesting new patterns in data, especially if they promise significant financial gains. 2,547 more words

Decision Making

Predicting the Zakopane 2017 men's ski jumping competition

When I was a young boy with a wild imagination, I used to try my hand at numerous sports ranging from tennis to gaelic footbal to soccer, each with varying degrees of success. 1,121 more words

Data Analytics

What my past few weeks with Tableau has taught me

Happy New Year everyone! I thought as it was the start to the New Year that I would teach myself something that would come in handy and that is Tableau! 410 more words


Why retailers need to focus their analytics on consumers

Big data analytics are transforming many industries, and retail is no exception.

But there’s a difference. Unlike some industries, retail needs to expand analytics programs to focus, not only on internal operations, but also on consumers. 455 more words


My Journey into the Data Analytic World: Part 1

Predictive Analytics is a valuable process to solve real world problems in many industries from health to business.  My journey into learning Big Data looks similar to the picture you see here, scary.  631 more words

Information Technology

In this highly competitive business environment, businesses are constantly seeking ways to gain traction and understand what is on the minds of current customers and potential customers in order to increase business efficiency. 359 more words

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Benefits of Using Predictive Analytics

What is predictive analytics? Predictive analytics is advanced analytics used to predict outcomes in the future.  It uses statistical algorithms and machine learning to come to a conclusion.   481 more words