Posts

The Data Visualization Specialist

What is a Data Visualization Specialist? Data Visualization Specialists are individuals who are experts at translating statistical data in ways that are useful for both subject matter experts as well as business users. They are in many ways…
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,…
data analytics word cloud

What’s in the Words: Text Analysis

While it takes human judgment to determine the usefulness of statistical analysis, analyzing quantitative data using the many statistical methods available to us is a relatively straightforward process. Analyzing qualitative data, on the other…
Linear Regression Model

The Linear Regression Model

Data is often used to make predictions. Actually, that is a primary reason for data analysis. The information is often used to predict what will happen in the future. Sales data, say for a specific product, is used to predict how much of that…