Category

Data Strategy & Enablement
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...
Continue Reading
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....
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
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...
Continue Reading
You’ve seen the white paper or the market research report that demands you get more from your data. Don’t let your data sit there, get after it. Turn it into gold. That’s probably the title of the white paper: “Get more from your data.” While data is valuable, these white papers rarely provide guidance or...
Continue Reading
If your organization uses Salesforce.com to track all of your sales leads, contacts, and opportunities, then you’re probably familiar with its forecasting capabilities. As opportunities move through the sales cycle, the probability to close tends to increase. Here’s a chart showing typical winning probabilities for each stage. For example, every lead that comes into the...
Continue Reading
Most people will agree that interviewing is one of the most difficult and least enjoyable professional activities in which we engage. Given the recent demand for data analytics and data scientist skills, it has become an increasingly daunting task for managers to adequately test and qualify candidates. Our team at TCB Analytics has interviewed hundreds...
Continue Reading
In the startup world, “unicorn” is a term used to describe a startup that grows quickly to achieve a one billion dollar or greater valuation. In data science, the term means something else. You’ll often hear hiring managers bemoan the fact that they cannot find a data specialist who can do everything: mine data, write...
Continue Reading
It’s the first week back to work after the holidays. People are announcing personal goals for the year and New Year’s resolutions. It’s also a good time to apply that same reflective approach towards the health of your company or organization. Most large companies have a few good data people. They’re usually the ones that...
Continue Reading