• Big Data
  • Predictive Analytics and Fit Finder

    I stumbled upon another interesting application of predictive analytics, The North Face’s Fit Finder.  On their product detail pages, click on the Fit Finder link and it will open a modal with a series of forms.   Height + Weight = Waistline They ask for your height, weight and your preferred fit (tight or loose). […]

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  • Predicting Your Customer’s Mood

    New Feature I got an email today about FreshDesk’s Customer Sentiment Predictor, a new feature their Data Science department just installed.  Its primary task is predicting your customer’s mood.  It displays an emoticon on the customer’s profile image depending on whether the customer is Very Happy, Happy, Neutral, Sad, or Angry.  Imagine your inbox with […]

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  • Personal Infographics

    I love infographics!  It is a brilliant way of presenting data – statistical data.  Then vizualize.me took the concept of infographics and used it for personal data – a person’s resume.  Recall how boring a full text resume looks.  Even with those fancy lists and formatted cells, it cannot be described as eye-catching.  Have you […]

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  • Motivated By Example

    Our company just began using a web performance monitoring application called mPulse. We had a few training sessions on how to use it and I completely understand why my boss likes it so much now. Each training session also motivated me to continue pursuing the Data Science Specialization by John Hopkins University that I’ve been […]