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Test Your Data Literacy Daily with Our New #DemystifyDS Question of the Day

By Metis • April 28, 2020

Our mission at Metis is to help people find value in data, and we're excited to announce our new data literacy initiative, the Demystifying Data Science Question of the Day. With each question answered and explained, you'll begin strengthening your data literacy muscles.

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Free Event: Hitachi Vantara DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference

By Metis • April 27, 2020

Data practitioners often face multiple challenges when working across complex data architectures. To help, Hitachi Vantara developed the DataOps.NEXT Virtual Conference, happening May 14th from 9 am - 6 pm. Learn more about this totally free online conference.

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Demystifying Data Science Talk Recap: Atif Kureishy on Applying AI to Understand Customer Behaviors

By Emily Wilson • April 23, 2020

During his Demystifying Data Science talk, Atif Kureishy (Global Vice President of AI & Deep Learning Products at Teradata) discussed how to use AI to merge offline and online activity in order to better serve customers while staying cost-efficient in the retail space.

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Understanding the Limitations of Your Model and Its Assumptions

By Tony Yiu • April 14, 2020

Models provide necessary simplifications to a complex world. They reduce real-world phenomena into a set of key features and relationships that allow us to explain, analyze, and sometimes even predict. But there is a cost to these powerful benefits. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu walks us through understanding the limitations of our models and their assumptions.

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Throughout April, Join Us for Free Intro to Python Training

By Metis • April 03, 2020

Join us every Tuesday in April for Intro to Python, a free live online training series created for business professionals. Taught live via Zoom, participants can ask questions in real-time and chat with other attendees.

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Available Now: Free On-Demand Webinar on Adopting Python in the Workplace

By Metis • March 31, 2020

We recently hosted a webinar on Exploring the Adoption of Python in the Workplace, during which our team broke down Python for data science and analytics, explaining what drives adoption and how companies are reacting to the shift.

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Upcoming Metis Talks at Virtual Open Data Science Conference (ODSC)

By Metis • March 30, 2020

The Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) East will be held in a virtual format this year from April 14-17, and two of our Sr. Data Scientists are all set to present. Here, read what they'll cover and how you can register to watch them live.

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Free Webinar: Exploring the Adoption of Python in the Workplace

By Metis • March 04, 2020

During this upcoming (free!) webinar, hear Mike Galvin, Metis Executive Director of Corporate Training & Kevin Birnbaum, Metis Sr. Data Scientist, break down Python for data science and analytics, explain what's driving adoption in the field, and discuss how industries and companies are reacting to the shift.

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Simulating Business Outcomes With Monte Carlo Simulations

By Tony Yiu • February 20, 2020

Too often in the business world, we think deterministically. We plan our finances, inventories, etc. for the base case – and it usually works out alright. (After all, the base case is the scenario that is most likely to unfold.) A better way to forecast and think about the future is probabilistically - and an intuitive way to do this is via Monte Carlo simulations. Read why here.

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Demystifying Data Science Talk Recap: Natalie Evans Harris on The Ethics of Data Governance

By Emily Wilson • February 06, 2020

This is the 6th installment in an ongoing blog series to recap the talks given on Day 2 of our 2019 Demystifying Data Science live online conference. In her talk, Natalie Evans Harris discusses the ethics and opportunities of data governance.