Predictive Analytics and Higher Education

By |2018-07-07T19:48:22-04:00October 11, 2017|

Predictive analytics is the practice of extracting information from existing data sets in order to determine patterns and predict future outcomes and trends. In essence, predictive analytics makes predictions about [...]

Best-Laid Plans

By |2016-01-31T16:19:56-04:00January 31, 2016|

There is a saying, the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. The saying comes from a poem by Scottish poet Robert Burns. The saying means that no [...]

One Step Further

By |2015-08-17T22:52:39-04:00August 17, 2015|

One thing I’ve learned from my past year in data science, is that it is an iterative process - identify high impact questions, preprocess data, build a model, interpret results, [...]

Defining the Problem

By |2018-12-08T09:02:31-04:00December 19, 2014|

"If I had only one hour to save the world, I would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem, and only five minutes finding the solution.” –Albert Einstein The quote mentioned [...]