But First, is the Data Any Good?

But First, is the Data Any Good?

Garbage in, garbage out. Anyone who works with data is familiar with this phrase. If you start with messy, inconsistent data, you will generate inaccurate analyses. I recently had 2 different conversations with people about the quality of their data. They were looking...
The Real Value of Powerball Tickets

The Real Value of Powerball Tickets

There are two things you probably hear about the powerball: Woah! $1.5 billion! You’re more likely to get bit by a hammerhead shark while driving on the highway during a sandstorm (or some other highly unlikely event). But this is actually kind of a fun event,...
Custom Window Treatments

Custom Window Treatments

Generally speaking, I have the opportunity to use Rapid Insight Analytics more than most customers do. In working with it so frequently, I’ve picked up a few tendencies that make it a little more efficient, or at the very least, help the software match my needs...
It’s a White Christmas Somewhere: Mixing Snow and Statistics

It’s a White Christmas Somewhere: Mixing Snow and Statistics

We’ve all heard the song, White Christmas. Statistically, here in New Hampshire, those dreams usually come true. Recently, Gizmodo posted an article sharing the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA)’s predictions of who will be having a white...
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