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High School Students Win Top Two Prizes for Congressional Data Challenge at the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress announced the winners of the Congressional Data Challenge, a competition asking participants to use legislative data sets sourced from Congress.gov and other platforms to develop digital projects that analyze, interpret or share congressional data in user-friendly ways. High school students won the top-two prizes for the data-based competition, which was open to the general public.

Big Data and the Psychologist’s Role on the Analytical Team

Now that the role of the data scientist has become essential in the workplace, more roles in data analytics are opening up in large companies—including jobs for psychologists. The infographic below from our friends over at the University of Southern California Dornsife shows us why psychologists can have such a powerful role in leveraging big data effectively.

Interview: Ashley Kramer, VP Product Management at Alteryx

I recently caught up with Ashley Kramer, VP Product Management for Alteryx during the company’s Inspire 2018 conference in Anaheim, California, to get an update on her company’s direction. Alteryx is a leader in self-service data analytics, one of the fastest growing software markets.

Living On the Edge: Extracting Ultimate Value from Your IoT Data

In this contributed article, Jerry Baulier, Vice President of IOT R&D at SAS describes IoT and streaming analytics and the potential lifesaving benefits from that real-time data. Streaming data allows you to assemble meaning from IoT data when you need it, both in real time and historically to identify trends in cross-sensor analysis. By processing data on the edge, organizations, individuals and communities are benefiting from the insights offered by real-time data.

Advanced Analytics: Moving Toward AI, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing

There is a lot of excitement in the market about artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and natural language processing (NLP). Overall, one thing is clear—organizations that are utilizing these technologies now are gaining value. Download the new TDWI Best Practices Report, courtesy of SAS, to learn more about the latest innovations in advanced analytics. 

2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

The 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report by Logi Analytics explores the top benefits of embedded analytics, the latest trends, advantages of different development methods, and what the future of analytics looks like. Logi surveyed more than 500 people who shared their perspectives on how they are embedding analytic capabilities to meet ever-changing market needs.

2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

The 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report by Logi Analytics explores the top benefits of embedded analytics, the latest trends, advantages of different development methods, and what the future of analytics looks like. Logi surveyed more than 500 people who shared their perspectives on how they are embedding analytic capabilities to meet ever-changing market needs. […]

Alteryx Reveals Newest Platform Release at Inspire 2018

Alteryx, Inc., revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, today announced the general availability of the newest version of the Alteryx platform. The release delivers new features across the platform to improve the analytic experience for IT, business analysts and data scientists, altering how they collaborate and scale analytics across the organization, find and connect to data, and ultimately drive business-changing insights.

Advancements in Health-Related Data Tracking

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips takes a look at the advancements in health-related data tracking and what they look like. The rise in popularity of wearable devices that are capable of tracking personal health and fitness-related data has been beneficial on both a personal and professional level.

When Big Data Meets Data Visualization: How to Make Your Data Actionable

In this contributed article, technology writer and blogger Kayla Matthews discusses how society is growing increasingly familiar with data visualization and its beneficial impact on data analysis and actionability. The power of analysis is largely contingent on the presentation of data. The best forms of data visualization convey useful insights, while poor efforts can distract from actionable insight.