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Descriptive vs Inferential Statistics. What’s the difference?

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Descriptive and Inferential Statistics are the two major branches of statistical analysis. By definition, descriptive statistics are used to summarize a sample or information about the sample. Inferential statistics, on the other hand, are...
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Alternative Data Analysis – RS Metrics MetalSignals

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Alternative data is now being hailed as the new oil. These data sets give a unique and timely view of the market and various industries. They provide valuable insights and help us predict events...
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Three Imperatives for Successfully “Outsourcing” Analytics

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I’ve been on the service provider side of analytics for my entire professional life. I’ve also been in leadership positions in which I’ve had to evaluate the pros and the cons of getting external...
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For Investors, Property Tech Goes Far Beyond a Smart Home

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At first listen, the term “property tech” seems to fit comfortably within the context of ultra-luxurious modernism. We picture something at home within sleek glass-and-metal walls and minimalist design. We imagine an AI-powered abode...
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Patient Data & Privacy: An Update

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Medical entities are tasked with handling a patient’s diagnosis and subsequent treatment with the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality. Complying with current healthcare regulations is crucial to maintain a patient’s trust and protect the healthcare...
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AI and recents GDPR compliant regulations

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The algorithm is that set of rules to follow in the resolution of calculations, of computer type, that is a sequence of steps, to solve a specific problem; through them, you can instruct a...
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Hacking Disease and Death

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To address urgent global challenges over the next fifteen years, the United Nations began implementing a transformative plan of action by releasing its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This plan is based on 17 specific...
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Top 10 Online Courses in Machine Learning and Data Science

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The internet is now full of courses on Data Science and Machine Learning and it’s not surprising looking at the high prospects this field offers in terms of career. But it might be overwhelming...
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Living Life on the Edge

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Old Ideas Redesigned for Edge and Hybrid Computing It’s a data grab out there! It feels like everyone in every industry is trying to generate, store and process more data.  Despite the excess of privacy breaches...
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COVID19 and Venture Capital

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Venture Capital market analysis from the Great Recession to COVID19 When analyzing a startup, especially the ones at early-stage, investors focus on three main factors: team, market and product. Times of crisis don’t make an...
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Alternative Data is the Key to Investor Success

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Today’s hedge fund managers and analysts are increasingly shifting their gaze toward alternative data as a linchpin asset to drive investment decisions. In fact, seventy-eight percent of hedge funds are currently using or are...
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Why Every Organization Needs a Data Analyst

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There is so much hype around the data scientist role these days that when a company needs a specialist to get some insights from data, the first idea is to look for a data...
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The 3 Fastest Rising Startup Digital Fitness Companies

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The Covid-19 pandemic has forced people around the globe to seek solutions and alternatives to activities they enjoyed with impunity before the days of social distancing. Few areas were hit harder than fitness, where...
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Linear Discriminant Analysis in the Financial Market

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When it comes to finance, every investor wants to make sure they are putting their money in the right places. The last thing they need is having one of their debtors or investments go...
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Gain Data from Each Conversation

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Intelligence pulls data together. In the realm of consumer intelligence, Talkwalker Middle East and Africa marketing executive Rami Deeb believes in putting that data to work one conversation at a time.  He has created digital...
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Demo Data vs. Mocking Data

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How to demonstrate complex products without empty states Imagine you’re managing a complex digital product that has quite a few customers and a lot of features. Your users can input different kinds of data into...
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How Web Scraping and Data analysis can Help to Grow Your Business?

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You’ve probably heard how data analysis is impacting our lives. It is much easier for Businesses and Enterprises to analyze their customers’ behaviors and market demands with valuable data in hands. Wal-Mart, in order to...
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When to Sell Stocks? – A Data Driven Approach

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Who doesn’t want to get rich quick? If you’ve ever even dabbled in stock trade in the hopes of making quick money, you’ll know it’s no walk in the park. The stock market seems...
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Internet of Things and Clusit Report (part II)

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There are basically five sectors that will benefit most, in terms of competitiveness, from IoT technology: - Industrial IoT (manufacturing, with predictive technologies to improve production; agriculture; mining; energy and smart grid; smart cities); - Commercial...
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Guide to Using Free Alternative Datasets to find Trading Ideas

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Alternative Datasets Traditional metrics used when making investing decisions while broad, tend to come from the same set of data points: Financial metrics, Business Operations, Competitor Performance, etc. Alternative data extends the definition of data...