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Analytics at Large: COVID-19 Data vs. HR Data — What’s the Difference?

By: Samantha Rhoads & Michael Cortes[1] The COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on statistical terms often unfamiliar to anyone but such professionals as statisticians and data scientists. Terminology such as infection rates, “flattening the curve,” and related statistical information are now being used as slogans and hashtags. This post offers a brief explanation of … Continue Reading

Were Analytics the Real MVP of the Super Bowl?

As the Eagles readied to celebrate the franchise’s first Vince Lombardi trophy, an unlikely candidate basked in the glow of being declared the game’s Most Valuable Player. Surely it was Nick Foles who, on his way to upsetting one of the NFL’s elite franchises threw and caught a touchdown in the same big game, was … Continue Reading

So What is Data Analytics Anyway?

(And while we’re at it…what are Big Data, Business Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and IoT?) To the newly initiated, introducing one’s self to the field data analytics can be intimidating. Navigating through a dizzying array of terms can be a difficult and tedious task. In this post, we bring to you a brief laymen’s … Continue Reading
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