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leveraging advanced analytics

“Without a doubt, leveraging advanced analytics presents a real and significant opportunity for the pharmaceutical industry,” reports McKinsey in a 2018 article. Pharmaceutical companies know this, they just don’t know how to achieve and quantify business impact beyond hiring the data scientists and investing in the IT infrastructure. McKinsey puts forth five key principles companies… Read more »

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common survey mistakes

Just like a good survey can help a company achieve its goals or resolve its issues, a poorly designed survey can be misinterpreted or misapplied and adversely affect a company’s performance. In order to make good data driven decisions you have to ensure that the data you are basing your decisions on is both valid… Read more »

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best data scientist

LinkedIn reports a 56% increase in data scientist job openings in the U.S. over the past year. Glassdoor’s list of Best Jobs in America has had Data Scientist as the top job for the past three years. Indeed has more than 4000 data scientist openings nationwide. How do you take advantage or become part of… Read more »

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Artificial Intelligence

The use of actuarial artificial intelligence scares actuaries. They believe their job security is threatened. Forty years ago actuaries worked in shifts. The early shift calculated estimates, the later shift checked the work. The desktop computer dramatically changed that process but the number of casualty actuaries grew from 1000 in 1977 to 8000 today. The… Read more »

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5G

As Benaich and Hogarth say in their definitive report on the State of Artificial Intelligence in 2019, “5G is the backbone of ubiquitous connectivity and AI computation. It offers the potential for much faster and more stable information transmission. The organization or country that owns 5G will set the standards for the rest of the… Read more »

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Salary History

The Grade A solid B. It is very well put together with great interviews and great graphics but it’s big drawback is it doesn’t tell the story very clearly. While the ethical issues were explored well, it wasn’t clear why Cambridge Analytica was in trouble legally, and how David Brooks, The Parson School of Design… Read more »