When it comes to emerging technology, most consumers are often quite fearful of this kind of change. Many are concerned that automation will eliminate thousands of jobs in the near future. Others fear that their private data can be bought and sold, putting them in danger or removing any sense of privacy from the internet.Read Full Story
Finding and working with freelancers can seem like a rollercoaster ride. It’s often a game of email tag, trying to find the perfect person with the right experience and rates for your business.Read Full Story
Enterprise architects are often asked to prioritize initiatives and projects. To complete this task, they need their organization’s strategies, goals, tactics and objectives. Too often, these can be very difficult to gather either because architects have never been aware that they existed or sometimes because they simply and plainly don’t exist.Read Full Story
Whether we’re learning to cook an omelet or drive a car, the path to mastering new skills often begins by watching others. But can artificial intelligence learn the same way? A new challenge teaching AI agents to play Minecraft suggests it’s much trickier for computers.Read Full Story
Editor’s Note: Market researchers are often enamored of the “new” – we tend to get excited over the latest shiny object. I don’t think we differ all that much from other people in that regard.Read Full Story
More often than not, when people hear the word storytelling, they think of novels, short stories, poetry. But as the world is moving forward, driving forth every existing concept, no idea remains unchanged. Storytelling is no exception—it’s becoming a pivotal foundation of Content and Brand Marketing.Read Full Story
When I scroll through Facebook and Instagram, I often see ads from people who are freelance writers, promoting the “working from anywhere” lifestyle.
The ad copy typically goes something like this — “Would you like to be able to work on your own schedule, from anywhere in the world? That’s what I did.
More and more often, businesses are using data to drive their decisions — which makes cutting-edge analytics and business intelligence strategies one of the best advantages a company can have.
New technologies, especially those driven by artificial intelligence (or AI), are changing how businesses collect and extract usable insights from data.
The demands and challenges agency professionals face often allow them to think more creatively and develop innovative solutions to unique problems. Here are a few of the most exciting challenges industry pros have gotten to solve.Read Full Story
As a college student, you will often be required to submit a written research paper in whatever field. For such a paper, you will have to analyze different data and come up with a hypothesis. This is where artificial intelligence comes into play. It helps you analyze data and make predictions based on your findings.Read Full Story
“What are the UW Data Science master’s program courses like?”
We often receive this question from prospective students. So, we created this post to give you an inside look at the first data science course in the curriculum, “DS 700: Foundations of Data Science”—and to answer some of the questions that may be on your mind.
How to find promising candidates for upskilling within your organization.Big data is often called one of the most important skill sets in the 21st century, and it’s experiencing enormous demand in the job market. Hiring data scientists and other big data professionals is a major challenge for large enterprises, leading many to shift their efforts to training existing staff.Read Full Story
Given a set of datapoints, we often want to know how many clusters the datapoints form. The gap statistic and the prediction strength are two practical algorithms for choosing the number of clusters.Read Full Story
Web Analytics and Digital Analytics are quite often used interchangeably. I have been asked, by my students and some clients, about the difference in these two, so I decided to write this short post to clarify the terms.Read Full Story
There are often close relationships between top level business metrics. For instance, it’s well known that retention has a super strong impact on the valuation of a subscription business. Or that the % of occupied seats is super important for an airline. A fun little toy model that I can up with generates a curious relationship between conversion rates and revenue.Read Full Story
I am often asked the question about what are the most common applications of analytics in a specific industry. Even though each industry has some application of analytics and data mining that are specific to them, they also have cross-industry applications that are common to many industries.Read Full Story
If most customer data initiatives are risky, have low adoption, and often don’t meet their goals, what steps can we take to improve success rates? What we’ve learned at Juice over 10 years and hundreds of implementations is that customer-facing data initiatives succeed when you deliver a product, not a project.Read Full Story
People often ask me what tools I use to write my zines (the answer is
here). Answering this question as written has
always felt slightly off to me, though, and I couldn’t figure out why for a long time.
Bayesian deep learning methods often look like a theoretical curiosity, rather than a practically useful tool, and I’m personally a bit skeptical about the practical usefulness of some of the work. However, there are some situations a decent method of handling and representing residual uncertainties about model parameters might prove crucial.Read Full Story
Often customer data products or applications go awry because of poor requirements. While customers can describe a billing workflow or a mobile app feature, explaining how data should be used is less clear. Merely documenting a wish list of reports, fields and filters is a recipe for low adoption and canceled subscriptions.Read Full Story