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Data in Politics

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by Angela Guess Alex Kantrowitz of Forbes recently discussed the role of data and data modeling in politics. He writes, “Earlier this year, the Obama campaign posted a job ad which asked qualified data scientists to apply to join the President’s reelection effort. ‘Using statistical predictive modeling,’ the ad stated, ‘modeling analysts are charged with predicting the behavior…

Leaving the Politics Out of Data Governance

by Angela Guess Rob Armstrong recently wrote about the need to leave politics out of data governance. Armstrong begins, “Often times, people in business are accused of ‘playing politics’ or having a political agenda. More often than not, that means that they are acting in their own self interest as opposed to the greater good…