Here’s something funny to think about. In a field that prides itself on being “data driven”, why is it then that a great majority of self-proposed thought leaders and talking heads all have different opinions on the topic of analytics?
Do you ever wonder all the ways that a problem can be solved statistically? Well here is a list of over 200 statistical procedures! How many do you know? How many have you actually used? Want to see even more? Scroll to the bottom to see links to hundreds more!
Analysis of Variance
One-Way Analysis […]
There is something inherently human about having a calendar that resets itself every 365 days. To be able to look at what’s working and what’s not working and make those changes really should be an ongoing affair but what the heck a new year thrown in is a perfect time to do a reboot!
The start of a bad joke goes like this: What do Kevin Spacey, Politics, Netflix, and Big Data all have in common? Yeah well they actually do have a lot in common. They are more than anything extremely addictive. I haven’t met anyone yet (I know I am about to eat my […]
I could easily study and write solely on the topic of Big Data. I could dive deep into every single Apache project and all the other software offerings, white papers, and technologies around big data and I’d have a lot to write about. The challenge with this is that we are not robots, we can’t […]
Reporting, BI, and the lack of Mathematics
I have done reporting, data warehousing, and overall BI development for a while now and the one thing I always struggled with is how easy and common it was to be presenting numbers and yet not be very mathematical at all. What I mean is the most […]
You up for learning something new? or maybe like me want to “do” statistics? If you are looking to do data analysis then R is a great tool/language to learn.
What is R?
R is a system for statistical computation and graphics. It consists of a language plus a run-time environment with graphics, a […]
I heard an interesting comment today from a Data Scientist that really got me thinking. She said “We do Insight-to-Action Analytics and not Nice-to-Know analytics“. I admit its pretty catchy but I had to stop for a second and think about what that really means.
Nice to know analytics being the analysis and deep […]
Here is a fantastic article by Bernard Wehbe, Founder and Managing Partner, StatSlice Systems. Here are the eight principles that Wehbe points out:
Let your passion bloom Never stop learning Improve your presentation skills and become an ambassador for analytics Be the “go-to guy” for tough analytics questions Ask questions until everything […]
Do you ever have that moment where the filter in your brain for some reason decides against your best attempts and just shuts off? Well this is one of those moments. One of those where the truth might be hard to hear but it doesn’t negate the fact that it is still the truth […]
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