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Ten red flags signaling your analytics program will fail

Struggling to become analytics-driven? One or more of these issues is likely what’s holding your organization back.<p><b>How confident are you</b> that your …

Management

What is a Successful Data Analysis?

Defining success in data analysis has eluded me for quite some time now. About two years ago I tried to explore this question in my Dean’s Lecture, …

Forums - SPSS Predictive Analytics

SPSS Tutorials | Official Site

How to run multiple regression in SPSS the right way? This simple tutorial quickly walks you through the right steps in the right order.

25 Open Datasets for Deep Learning Every Data Scientist Must Work With

Introduction<p>The key to getting better at deep learning (or most fields in life) is practice. Practice on a variety of problems – from image …

Data science jobs make the big bucks, and these tools can help you get one

If you work in the digital space, you know how important data is.<p>We live in a world with unprecedented amounts of stats, facts, and figures, and it's …

Data Science

Many Americans Stressed about Future of Our Nation, New APA Stress in America™ Survey Reveals

WASHINGTON —Two-thirds of Americans say they are stressed about the future of our nation, including a majority of both Democrats and Republicans, …

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The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 | World Economic Forum

Ten years on from the global financial crisis, the prospects for a sustained economic recovery remain at risk due to a widespread failure on the part …

The rise of robots in the German labour market

Recent research has shown that industrial robots have caused severe job and earnings losses in the US. This column explores the impact of robots on …

Cheatsheets

Base R<p>Vectors, Matrices, Lists, Data Frames, Functions and more in base R by Mhairi McNeill. Updated 03/15.<p>Advanced R<p>Environments, data Structures, …

Machine Learning

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

Regardless of where you stand on the matter of Data Science sexiness, it’s simply impossible to ignore the continuing importance of data, and our …

The State of ML and Data Science 2017

A big picture view of the state of data science and machine learning that shares who is working with data, what’s happening at the cutting edge of …

Machine Learning

We Asked Men and Women to Wear Sensors at Work. They Act the Same but Are Treated Very Differently

Gender equality remains frustratingly elusive. Women are underrepresented in the C-suite, receive lower salaries, and are less likely to receive a critical first promotion to manager than men. Numerous causes have been suggested, but one argument that persists points to differences in men and …

Data Science Differences Across Job Functions

<i>The AnalyticsWeek and Business Over Broadway Data Science Survey survey revealed job function differences in data science roles, proficiency in data</i> …

Collecting Data Science Cheat Sheets

As you might already know, I’ve been making Python and R cheat sheets specifically for those who are just starting out with data science or for those …

Classical Statistics and Statistical Learning in Imaging Neuroscience

<i>“The trick to being a scientist is to be open to using a wide variety of tools.”</i><p>Introduction<p>Among the greatest challenges humans face are cultural …

Neurology

If you’re not a white male, artificial intelligence’s use in healthcare could be dangerous

Healthcare inequalities are systemic and closely intertwined with social inequalities. In the US, black men and women can be expected to live a decade less than their white counterparts, and are also much more likely to die from heart disease, various types of cancer, and stroke. Rates of diabetes …

2016 IDG Cloud Computing Survey • IDG

Tech Research |<p>2016 IDG Cloud Computing Survey<p>The 2016 IDG cloud research brings to light the powerhouse that cloud computing has become. While …

Thanksgiving by the Numbers

When people think about Thanksgiving, they may imagine an extended family enjoying a feast of turkey, squash, corn and pumpkin pie. That’s certainly a key part of the American tradition, but it doesn’t tell the whole story around the holiday weekend. With the advent of Black Friday and Cyber …

The Countries Gaining And Losing The Most Millionaires [Infographic]

Which countries expanded their millionaire clubs the most over the past year? According to a new report from Credit Suisse, the United States is still at the very top of the global league of millionaires by a massive distance. However, when it comes to the growth of millionaire populations across …

Credit Suisse

Computerized Maintenance Management Software Report

Every year, Software Advice talks with thousands of owners and managers looking for the right computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) for …

10 reasons* why Data Science lacks ethics and how to retrofit morality

<i>“People are surprised when they load data into incompassionate algorithms and don’t see the face of God.” (quote from an anonymous analyst)</i><p><i>* actually</i> …

Charting the Chartists:<br /> A 2016 Survey of Data Visualization Professionals

Introduction<p>Over several decades, numerous studies have been conducted on data visualization practices, including a nice collection of fresh research …

Diversity in work groups

This contribution explains that minority and majority employees have a different perspective on workplace diversity. Expecting minority employees to …

6 (OK, 7) Big Data and Analytics Learning Resources That Business People Can Understand

Intrigued by analytics? Wish you knew more about it? A lot of people search for information, and land on sites that are, well, too geeky. They’re aimed at programmers, people who pride themselves on knowing all the intricacies of their favorite software, or (eek!) math majors. These are not good …

Big Data

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

Know when your big data is telling big lies

Data scientists use statistical analysis tools to find non-obvious patterns in deep data. But they know the universe is full of spurious …

What I Learned from Analyzing 1700 Blog Posts

<b>Stop me if this sounds familiar:</b><p>Your marketer friend tells you you have to keep a blog. It’ll help you with SEO or something along those lines. …

Data Science