Activating Analytics in Business and Government

Todd Jones: My name is Todd Jones. I’m the chief analytics officer here at WebbMason analytics. We are a professional services firm helping our clients accelerate their analytic evolution. So I think my journey started about 10 years ago. Uh, I graduated from Princeton with a degree in operations research and financial engineering. So I could have basically taken f two paths. One, I could have went into the financial

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When to Use and Not Use a Jitter Plot on Tableau Visualization

When shouold you use a Jitter plot? In week 31 of the MakeoverMonday challenge hosted by Zen masters Andy Kriebel and Eva Murray on the Big Mac index, I built a visualization that made use of a jitter plot to show the purchasing power parity among nations. I decided on a circle view to display this type of data so it will be easy to split the Big Mac index

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Last-Mile Logistics Analytics—for Everyone Who Isn’t Amazon

Today we speak with Professor Ram Bala, an expert in supply chain management analytics, particularly last-mile delivery. He has very interesting insights into how today’s supply chain is evolving. He talks about various methods and algorithms he uses, the specific challenges inherent in doing last mile logistics and deliver, how pricing factors in, and how everyone is trying to catch up to Amazon. Ram Bala: Then there is this great

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Running a Successful Machine Learning Startup

Today, our guest, Alain Briancon, will talk to us about how to work with Fortune 500 companies and help them get quick value from their data, how to build a roadmap of incremental value during the data collection and analysis process, how they help predict and incentivize customer purchases, and how to dial in on an idea for successful data science software companies. Alain Briancon: Adding one more question to

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