Data & Analytics

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Making sense of COVID-19 predictions: Part 2

A data scientist’s guide to coronavirus forecasts In part one of this two-part blog post, we looked at the issues involved in aggregating data about COVID-19. As time passes,... Read more

Getting started with spatial analytics in Alteryx

I recently hosted PK’s workshop Getting Started with Spatial Analytics Using Alteryx. Along with members of my data science team, I took the audience through a geospatial analytics journey... Read more

Medical wearables: A powerful tool in the journey to better patient outcomes

Disruption is coming to a healthcare provider near you. Telemedicine, artificial intelligence (AI), interoperability, data analytics and mobile data are poised to have a major impact in the healthcare... Read more

Making sense of COVID-19 predictions: Part 1

A data scientist’s guide to coronavirus forecasts If you weren’t familiar with data science before COVID-19, you likely are now. Everything from estimates on mortality rates to predictions of... Read more

Leveraging AI and analytics to track the pandemic

Understanding the relationship between population health and geography has been vital to improving disease outcomes for centuries, but modern technology allows us to gain more precise insights. Today, global... Read more

Big data into big business

By 2021, insight-driven businesses are predicted to take $1.8 trillion annually from their less-informed peers. Unless you have the right foundation in place for big data success, you may... Read more

Many Internet of Things projects fail — PGE’s approach could change that for utilities

Before Portland General Electric (PGE) began introducing smart meters years ago, it made a critical decision: to test the meters in select neighborhoods and prove the meters’ efficacy for... Read more

How spatial analytics can help fight the Coronavirus

Everything happens somewhere, and this is as true for healthcare as any other industry. With the rapid spread of Coronavirus, spatial analytics are being used to inform the direction... Read more

Informing better business decisions with analytics

Analytics provide insights that add operational value to any industry. In today’s global business community, the volume and complexity of customer and company data is continuously expanding. The prevalence... Read more

Use your Alteryx badassery to grow your career and brand

The other day I did a LinkedIn search for job postings worldwide that mention “Alteryx” in the job posting. LinkedIn quickly returned 5,564 job postings! And, only 158 of... Read more