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2018 in Review: A Year of Saving Lives and Sampling Data

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson. As 2018 comes to an end, now is the time to begin a new chapter concerning the life-saving power of data. Now is the time to remember not only the value of data but the many ways data informs what we value most—namely, the lives we cherish […]

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Presume Nothing and Record Everything: A Lesson About Interpreting Data

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson. Interpreting data is an exercise in humility. It reminds us how presumptuous we can be and how wrong our presumptions often are. Without data, we would be ignorant about many things and unaware of a great deal more, including the needs of our own citizens and the […]

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A Code Within the Coding: Data and Mobile Apps

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson. Algorithms influence the rhythm of work more than workers themselves. Which is to say, the algorithms responsible for how we work do more to help than hinder us: They strengthen our ability to communicate; to respond to events; to aid first responders who deal with life-threatening events; […]

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Using Data to Save Lives: A New Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

By   /  April 27, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson. There is no shortage of data about the opioid epidemic. Statistics about the prevalence of this problem are available online from a variety of sources, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). How we make use of this data […]

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The Lifesaving Power of Data

By   /  March 21, 2018  /  BI / Data Science Blogs, BI / Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Mackenzie Thompson . Data is a lifesaving resource. At its most basic level, it allows us to see when and where we can empower people with everything from life support training, medical supplies, education, and other applicable tools. Data of this kind does not require costly technology, nor does […]

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