Is today’s focus on prediction, rather than explanatory models, weakening the commercial impact of data teams? A challenge from Harry Powell.
Prof Nick Radcliffe makes the case for why clustering your customers is a bad idea that wastes analysts time & delivers suboptimal marketing.
Book review of the engaging & important “How to make the world add up” by Tim Harford. The host of BBC’s More or Less shows how in 10 rules.
Prof Nick Radcliffe debunks a claim about Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Pool & thus shows us how to develop a sense of scale for some big numbers.
A collection of the best Statistics blogs, tweets & books to help you develop your Statistics knowledge & skills as an analyst or data leader
Book review of the brilliant “The Art of Statistics Learning from Data” by Prof David Spiegelhalter – why data & analytics leaders need this.
Debrief from the great Analytics, OR & AI Summit 2021 hosted by The OR Society, sharing insights from all speakers & links to learn even more
A call to data & analytics leaders to remember your audience don’t understand Statistics. Resources to help you overcome this comms challenge.
Sharing 4 resources to help you prepare for technical questions & tests, as part of assessment process for analyst or data scientist roles.
Building on this month’s focus, the reality of applying analytics in businesses, let’s tackle the issue of the wrong statistics. False comfort can be achieved […]
Given our focus as a blog, I didn’t want to let another week go by without acknowledging the passing of Hans Rosling. When I first […]
Last week, I had the pleasure of being interviewed for a business podcast. A positive experience & I’ve shared the resulting interview below. This also reminded […]