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Most people agree that interviewing is one of the most difficult and least enjoyable professional activities. Given the recent demand for data analytics and data science skills, it has become an increasingly daunting task for managers to adequately test and qualify candidates. Interviewing hundreds of individuals of varying backgrounds requires a more efficient way of...
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TCB Analytics Founder, Tanya Cashorali, will be presenting at EARL Boston 2017 on “When and Why to Use Shiny for Commercial Applications”. She will be talking about building data products and at TCB Analytics, we always start with the question(s) we want to answer first. We then immediately begin to identify relevant data sets that...
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Recently Metis held a free online conference entitled “Demystifying Data Science”. There was a plethora of fantastic talks given by leaders in the field, including our own, Mara Averick, better known on Twitter as dataandme. Mara has amassed quite the following via her always informative, interesting and easy-to-understand tweets about all things relating data science....
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Tanya Cashorali recently sat down for an up-close-and-personal interview with an online magazine, The Editorial, which interviews visionaries on emerging ideas around us. She discusses everything from running her consultancy, to paying back student loans, to teaching, and to finally having freedom from a 9-to-5 and helping others accomplish the same. Read the full interview...
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We’re excited to announce a partnership with Startup Institute and Western New England University that will provide a 10-week Intro to Data Science course. We initially launched this course in Boston, MA and had a great experience, so we’re excited to bring that same success to western Massachusetts. Jasmine Dumas, notable R package writer, conference...
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Strata NYC 2017 is just around the corner and Tanya Cashorali of TCB Analytics will be speaking in a session entitled “How to hire and test for data skills: A one-size-fits-all interview kit”. Based heavily on this blog post about How to Hire and Test for Data Skills, she will share her personal anecdotes and...
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TCB Analytics founder, Tanya Cashorali, recently spoke at the Open Data Science Conference in Boston this year. She has long advocated for prototyping of data products before building full-fledged applications as all of the requirements are rarely known in advance. Read more below and watch the full talk as well! Companies are becoming more aware...
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We’re incredibly excited that TCB’s Mara Averick, you probably know her on Twitter as @dataandme, will be keynoting at EARL Boston this year.  EARL stands for “Effective Applications of the R Language” and it’s an excellent conference that conveys how companies are gaining business value from the R programming language. We attended last year and...
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The City of Boston recently hosted the Analyze Boston Open Data Challenge to celebrate the launch of its new open data portal. TCB Analytics competed in the event in the “Reducing Boston’s Carbon Footprint” Track. We leveraged a rapid prototyping and development technique and ultimately produced a Shiny dashboard that enabled scenario planning as well...
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We recently published a blog post on key takeaways from OpenVisConf 2017. They just released all of the speaker videos  as well as the talk transcripts. Since Julia Silge gave such an awesome talk on using tidytext to mine text data, specifically from Jane Austen novels, we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to analyze the transcripts from...
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