Changing the Automotive Industry

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Cars are perhaps one of the biggest consumer products that someone can buy. Automobile makers have huge incentives to have satisfied customers since many will be repeat customers and recommend the same maker’s cars to family and friends. As…

Harnessing Higher Education Analytics

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Data analytics at colleges and universities can be used in many areas, including student success, professor effectiveness, budgeting, financial aid decisions, course offerings, course enrollment guidelines, and staffing. With the proper use…

Better Learning through Data

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Efforts to improve education are non-stop. Whether it is a nationwide initiative or a classroom-based approach for a handful of students, data can be used to inform decisions. There are many pieces of data that are or could be collected in educational…

Data Science Basics Quiz

Data Science Basics Quiz

R Programming Basics Quiz

R Programming Basics Quiz

What is Business Intelligence?

Business intelligence is a general term that refers to the collection, analysis, and use of data in business to make decisions. Business Intelligence Guides Data-Based Decisions Business intelligence uses computer software to analyze internal…

Top Five Reasons to Earn a Data Science Degree in 2017

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Data Science is everywhere and as the fastest growing field, 2017 is a great time to earn a data science degree. You are almost certainly reading this article because someone, somewhere, told you that earning a data science degree a good idea.…

Data Industry Resolutions for 2017

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Here’s some data science industry resolution ideas you can still commit to in 2017 – and how they can benefit you and your career opportunities. While many companies have make the move to make big data and data-based decision-making a…
Chart shows standard deviation values in a normal distribution curve

Ringing the bell: Normal Bell Curve Characteristics

We are all familiar with the term “the bell curve.”  But just what does that mean?  In this article, we will answer that question and describe some of the important features of the normal bell curve, which, in statistical lingo, is called…
Skewed Distribution Bell Curves

Leaning curves: Skewed distribution

In a previous article, we looked at the standard normal distribution, otherwise known as the “bell” curve.  This time we will describe the non standard distribution pattern known as a skewed distribution.  In the standard normal distribution,…