Archives: Data Visualization

TCB Founder Featured in DataFramed Podcast

Tanya Cashorali of TCB Analytics is featured in the latest episode of DataFramed, a podcast by DataCamp that examines critical topics and issues within the data science community. During the episode, the interview touches on Tanya’s experiences starting a data consultancy, working in data science, rapid prototyping, and more. Kicking off a Career in Data […]

7 Best Practices for Data Visualization

Across every industry and vertical, organizations are increasingly overwhelmed with data. Recognizing its potential value, nearly every company is tracking and storing data in some form. However, you can’t easily explore raw data and extract meaningful conclusions; there’s just too much of it and the format isn’t always readily consumable. That’s where data visualization comes […]

Visualizing the Drug Manufacturing Process within the Pharmaceutical Industry

During the Data Science Plenary Panel at Bio-IT World 2018, Tanya Cashorali of TCB Analytics highlighted some innovative use cases for data science in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. These use cases span drug manufacturing, clinical enrollment, and bioinformatics. For an example of one use case, here’s an in-depth look at how we helped Biogen, […]

TCB Analytics to Present on Shiny Application Development at RStudio::Conf 2018

We are excited to attend our first RStudio conference in San Diego, CA this year. There is an all-star line-up of speakers including: JD Long – “The unreasonable effectiveness of empathy” Mara Averick – “Phrasing: communicating data science through tweets, gifs, and classic misdirection” David Robinson – “Teach the Tidyverse to beginners” There is also […]

TCB Analytics Presenting at EARL Boston 2017 on Using Shiny for Commercial Applications

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 […]

Tanya Cashorali Presents at ODSC 2017 on Rapid Prototyping of Data Products Using Shiny

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 […]

TCB Analytics Wins Analyze Boston Challenge with Shiny Dashboard

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 […]

Tidytext Analysis of the 2017 OpenVisConf Talk Transcripts

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 […]

Key Takeaways from OpenVisConf 2017

Bookended by presentations from two of the “titans” of open-source data visualization, Mike Bostock (creator of D3.js) and Hadley Wickham (RStudio chief scientist and keeper of the “tidyverse”), Bocoup’s fifth OpenVis Conf was tightly packed with talks that both informed and inspired. Before introducing his new, reactive code environment, d3.express, Mike Bostock shared a passage […]

Data Visualization in Virtual Reality: Useless Hype or Practical Application?

Virtual reality finally broke into the commercial market in 2016 with consumer releases of Facebook’s Oculus Rift and Valve’s HTC Vive. Virtual reality is mainly a form of entertainment that provides immersive experiences such as sitting courtside at an NBA game, shooting aliens with your hands, starring in a horror movie and more. However, there […]