As many of us hustle to wrap up a busy calendar year, it is fun to take a break and look at what trends are being projected in analytics. Tableau released it's trend report for 2019 and I think the codes of ethics is relevant to many of us - especially relating to GDPR. What trends … Continue reading Tableau’s 2019 Business Intelligence Trends
I love Funfetti cake, and I really like experiments and data. Check out how this blogger created an experiment to work through some heat mapping, and visualization of ranked order to compare different recipes for funfetti cakes. I know that I will use this guide to figure out what types of funfetti cake I will … Continue reading Funfetti Cake and Data
I am chronically behind on watching TV and movies - I haven't seen Frozen yet and that was a huge hit in 2013! With the summer heat I have been looking to spend some time catching up on movies and TV shows. Mental Floss did an analysis of popular movies by state through Google Trends … Continue reading Mapping: Popular Pixar Movies by State
Who is excited for spring and summer? I know I am! I love warmer weather for boating, gardening, bbqs, and biking, but I often have mountains of projects at home based in technology and analytics so I work to merge my interests (for better or worse). This article is about a computer scientist who bike commutes … Continue reading Work, Hobbies, and Analytics
I know I am getting ready to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics, are you? One thing that I am looking forward to this year is learning more about athletes and teams using analytics to hone in on their skills and what could hopefully lead to a win. Check out this article about Canadian lugers working … Continue reading Olympic Lugers Tap into Analytics
Many of us have WPA2 encryption for our wifi networks, both at home and at work. Recently, a flaw in the encryption of the WPA2 protocol was found. Looking towards the future look for patch updates on your devices and make sure to use HTTPS sites. Read more about the WPA2 security flaw here.
Many of us are settling into the football season with fantasy football leagues, foods coated with Frank's RedHot sauce, and tireless NFL jingles looping in our brains. A blog I occasionally read settled into the season by creating a survey asking NFL fans about their least-liked and most-liked teams and had favorability ratings assigned. Check … Continue reading Football Survey: What Teams are Most and Least-Liked in the NFL?
Josh Birkholz, Bond Lammey, Emma Hinke, and Allison Gannon are looking forward to seeing you at APRA's 30th Annual Prospect Development Conference this week! We are excited for the schedule and are also participating in the following sessions: Was It Worth It? Predictive Modeling Evaluation July 27, 2017 3:00–3:45 p.m. presented by Josh Birkholz and Selina Griffin Inconceivable! Or Maybe … Continue reading Looking Forward to Seeing you at APRA!
A decade ago Thomas Davenport and Jeanne Harris authored the book Competing on Analytics where they discussed how companies were competing with analytics. In the past decade, hardware changes have advanced, and analytics tools have deepened which has changed how people work and understand analytics. Check out other insights the authors have noted here and check … Continue reading How has Analytics Changed and Stayed the Same in the Last Decade?
It is interesting to see how the art and science of fundraising works and how data is gaining more traction in the nonprofit space. Check out this article from HuffPost about nonprofits using data to reach their fundraising goals. To learn more about how the BWF Insight team uses data and analytics to help fundraisers all around … Continue reading Data All Around Us