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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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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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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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Anomaly Detection Use Case: Credit Card fraud detection

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The fraudster’s greatest liability is the certainty that the fraud is too clever to be detected. — Louis J. Freeh The fact is that fraudulent transactions are rare; they represent a diminutive fraction of activity...
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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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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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What Is A Data Catalog and How Does It Enable Machine Learning Success?

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A data catalog is jet fuel for your machine learning and data analytics. Without it, you will have to spend a lot of time and effort on explaining your data, cleaning your data, and...
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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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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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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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How to get the latest commodity pricing in Google Sheet

Google sheet has easy macros to get price of US stocks and currency, but not for gold or silver. Here’s easy & free trick to get latest prices! I use Google Sheets for tracking my...
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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...
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How to Use Google Sheets Effectively to Track Your Investment Portfolio

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We all started small. Most of us had a single account through which we bought stocks from a few companies. It was so simple and easy. You just create a portfolio using Google Sheets...
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Demystifying the Correlation Matrix

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Correlation and the correlation matrix are two terms that you will often come across in statistics, probability theory or Machine Learning.  The notations, formulae and numbers involved may seem overwhelming at first. But once...
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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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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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How do Regression Trees Work?

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Previously we spoke about decision trees and how they could be used in classification problems. Now we shift our focus onto regression trees. Regression trees are different in that they aim to predict an...
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How to Code an Algorithmic Trading Strategy in 25 Minutes

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With the rise of Machine Learning and Data Scraping, technical skills have become a necessity for those who want to make a living in the finance industry. Algorithmic Trading is a perfect skill to pick...
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Artificial Intelligence and the new frontiers of “brainsourcing”

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Towards the technological singularity? Alan Turing, father of Artificial Intelligence, already in 1937 asked himself: «but can machines think?». The phenomenon of AI, which is nothing more than the simulation of human intelligence through computer systems,...
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A Lesson Doctors Must Learn From Lawyers!

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The contemporary world is in the midst of technological upheaval. Millennials' reliance on the tech industry is overwhelmingly liberating to those doubling down on technocrats. The latter sets up the best environment for corporate...