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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - How Machine Learning is Changing Finance with Mark Fenner

By Carlos Russo • August 13, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Mark Fenner's talk on How Machine Learning is Changing Finance at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.

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Variance-Infused Thinking

By Tony Yiu • August 10, 2020

Variance is all around us. It impacts every decision and outcome; but unless we go out of our way to envision, it often passes by unnoticed until it’s too late. In this post, Data Scientist Tony Yiu explores how failing to recognize the role of variance in outcomes often blinds us to the true state of the world.

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VIDEO: Recorded Talk - Analytics Beyond Excel with Kevin Birnbaum

By Emily Wilson • August 06, 2020

Watch a recording of Metis Sr. Data Scientist Kevin Birnbaum's talk on Analytics Beyond Excel at the new Wake Forest University Financial Services and Fintech Hub.

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Filling in the Corporate Training Gaps: Michael Galvin's Article in Training Industry Magazine

By Carlos Russo • July 28, 2020

Michael Galvin, Executive Director of Analytics at Kaplan, wrote an article for Training Industry Magazine on the most important data and analytics capabilities for today's companies. What are the top 3? Find out here.

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IIA + Burtch Works COVID-19 Impact Analysis Survey Results

By Carlos Russo • June 11, 2020

Over the past few months, Burtch Works has teamed up with the International Institute for Analytics (IIA) to survey quantitative professionals about the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on analytics teams across the country. The most recent wave of results was published this week in a post titled, Have COVID-19 Analytics Impacts Peaked? Read about it here.

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Metis Corporate Training Live Online Capabilities

By Carlos Russo • May 19, 2020

Here at Metis, we have a long legacy of live online training instruction. We're proud to be part of Kaplan, a pioneer in online learning, and we're also proud to have launched our live online Corporate Training offerings back in 2017.  In this post, read how online corporate learning enables increased flexibility, accessibility, and more.

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

By Carlos Russo • 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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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.