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Data Science: North America and EMEA Lead in Statistics and Math Proficiency

The AnalyticsWeek and Business Over Broadway Data Science Survey survey revealed regional differences in data science roles, proficiency in data science skills and satisfaction with work outcomes. APAC has the lowest percent of Business Manager data scientists (32%). LATAM has the lowest percent of Creative data scientists (25%). North America has the lowest percent of Developer […]

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Making Sense of Our Big Data World: Frequencies, Percentages, Histograms and Distributions

This blog post is part of a series to help people learn the basic concepts of statistics. See the overview, Making Sense of Our Big Data World: Statistics for the 99%, to understand the importance and value of understanding statistics and statistical thinking. Data can be overwhelming. Often we are confronted with large data sets consisting of […]

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Statistics: Is This Big Data's Biggest Hurdle?

Big Data is less about the data itself and more about what you do with the data. The application of statistics and statistical principles on the data helps you extract the information it contains. According to Wikipedia, statistics is the study of the collection, analysis, interpretation, presentation, and organization of data. The American Statistical Association defines statistics […]

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One Thing You Need To Know About Statistics. Maybe Two

In my professional work, I use statistics to help businesses make sense of their data. By applying statistics to their wide array of business data, senior executives can gain deep insight about actions they can take to drive their business forward. Apart from this narrow application of statistics, I am a big believer that understanding statistics […]

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