Turning Data Analytics Into A Competitive Advantage

Just how powerful is data analytics? Do we overestimate the ability of data analytics to provide a competitive advantage to businesses? Businesses built on data have been around for a while. Companies such as automakers and consumer goods manufacturers collect vast amounts of data on sales trends. Most of that data however is rarely about […]

Understanding How Deep Learning Transforms Analytics

Deep learning is a type of machine learning and artificial intelligence. It emulates the way humans gain knowledge from observing a task or data repeatedly. Deep learning enables computers to recognize, classify, and make predictions. The evolution of artificial intelligence began with the idea that it was possible to make computers take on tasks that […]

The Science Behind Business: What Data Science & Analytics Can Prove

Managers often struggle to visualize the relationship between data science, analytics, and their business’s bottom line. However, data scientists will argue that there limitless ways to leverage analytics in business. The US spends the equivalent of 18% of its GDP on healthcare. If the US can find a way to increase efficiency and save 1% of […]

Rise Of Machine Learning

From the time I was born, I have been fascinated by the ideas of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. I didn’t know it at the time, but the movie Star Wars (later titled A New Hope) was impacting me profoundly when it first introduced me to machines that can think. For my childhood mind, the […]

Data Science Is Not Magic

Throughout my career, there have been countless times my Data Science work has been referred to as magic. I have even had colleagues that refer to parts of their own Data Science projects as magic. I am always quick to try and correct this behavior, because as Data Science professionals, we don’t work in a […]