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Weekly Mashup April 26

The Weekly Mashup is curated content from the Evolytics staff, bringing you the most interesting news in data and analysis from around the web. The Evolytics staff has proven experience and expertise in analytics strategy, tagging implementation, data engineering, and data visualization.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: IMPLICATIONS ON MARKETING, ANALYTICS, AND YOU
OCCAM’S RAZOR | BLOG

The robots are coming, and this time they’re hunting for marketers and analysts.  Maybe it’s not quite so apocalyptic, but analytics disruption is headed our way.  There are already hints of an automated future for analytics like the Google

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Evolytics Taco Tuesday Tradition

Taco Tuesday: An Evolytics Tradition

As a longtime Evolytics team member, I’ve witnessed first-hand the growth and evolution of our company. From a business perspective, this growth has been tremendous. It drives us to be better. Better at what we do. Better at communicating. Better at talent acquisition. Better at everything.

Becoming better at everything, however, is more than just how we change and adapt. In some ways, you could say that it is about resisting change. It is about maintaining that sense of self and preserving the traditions and culture that make Evolytics such an

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Evolytics Data News Mashup

Weekly Mashup April 19

The Weekly Mashup is curated content from the Evolytics staff, bringing you the most interesting news in data and analysis from around the web. The Evolytics staff has proven experience and expertise in analytics strategy, tagging implementation, data engineering, and data visualization.

MICROSOFT AND ADOBE LAUNCH JOINT CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE OFFERING
CIO Today | Article

Adobe and Microsoft recently announced a partnership with integrations for Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365 and Power BI. The companies state the collaboration will offer increased insights and more efficient web experience personalization.

“Adobe and Microsoft said they

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Evolytics Data News Mashup

Weekly Mashup April 12

The Weekly Mashup is curated content from the Evolytics staff, bringing you the most interesting news in data and analysis from around the web. The Evolytics staff has proven experience and expertise in analytics strategy, tagging implementation, data engineering, and data visualization.

TABLEAU GARTNER BI BAKE-OFF: NATURAL DATA INTERACTIONS
TABLEAU | YOUTUBE VIDEO

In this video, Tableau shows how you ask questions about your data and add filters by typing natural language searches in dashboards.  The demo then peeks at the future of natural language data interaction and shows off an Alexa integration

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Evolytics Data News Mashup

Weekly Mashup April 5

The Weekly Mashup is curated content from the Evolytics staff, bringing you the most interesting news in data and analysis from around the web. The Evolytics staff has proven experience and expertise in analytics strategy, tagging implementation, data engineering, and data visualization.

Big Data Tools & Trends
Data Skeptic | Podcast

In this podcast, Microsoft’s CTO for Data discusses the need for enterprise-level businesses to develop a centralized big data architecture that increases efficiencies, improves data security, and becomes a single source for cross-channel insights.

The true potential and power of data is released

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Piloting an Alteryx Project

I recently had the opportunity to learn and use Alteryx to develop an ETL data workflow in support of a data analysis project. I am naturally a little skeptical of new ETL tools, but Alteryx won me over.

Note: Alteryx also provides machine learning capabilities not evaluated during this Alteryx project.

Alteryx Project Background: Becoming the tool of choice

This ETL project required retrieving call center fact and dimensional data from a remote server, cleaning and loading the data into HP Vertica tables and staging the data for a Tableau dashboard to be

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Tableau Training by Evolytics

Tableau Training on Mizzou Campus

Employers looking for individuals skilled in Tableau has increased 1,581 percent from 2011 to 2015 according to a study done by Bentley University.

At Evolytics, we realize the value of an analyst armed with Tableau know-how. We created our Tableau training program to help other organizations quickly get up-to-speed, not only on how to use Tableau, but how to effectively use it in the business world.

We have conducted training for a wide variety of audiences including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and students.

Evolytics and the University of Missouri Crosby MBA program

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Top 5 Reasons Your Company Needs Tableau

Top 5 Reasons Your Company Needs Tableau

Forbes recently published an article stating that the average data scientist spends about 80 percent of their time preparing data. That means the average data scientist, or analyst, on your team only spends about one day a week partaking in the activities that truly improve profitability: analyzing data, finding insights, designing actionable tests and putting together a cohesive story for stakeholders. To make matters worse, after they do finally prepare a package, a question as simple as, “How does this differ across our customer segments?” can send them back to

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Evolytics Launches 2017 Summer Internship Program

Evolytics is excited to share news of the launch of our structured internship program.

Over the years, we have hired the occasional intern when the situation was right, but the new program design will truly evolve the internship experience at Evolytics.

The internship has three pillars for aspiring analytics professionals:

A rotational training that exposes interns to the entire data lifecycle and the proven Evolytics DRIVE process
A role on a client project alongside established Evolytics team members
A customized intern project that will allow interns to showcase their leadership abilities and challenge themselves in

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Evolytics earns Ensighten Certification

Evolytics Team Strengthens TMS Capabilities with Ensighten Certifications

Evolytics is proud to announce that Kevin Bridges, a member of the Analytics Implementation Team, recently earned an Ensighten Certification – further strengthening TMS capabilities across the Evolytics team.

Ensighten is a global leader in omni-channel data collection and tag management.

“In the fall of 2016, I was asked to help out with a data discrepancy issue a client was facing between their analytics and A/B testing systems,” Bridges said.   “My expertise prior to this project was Adobe DTM, and this was my first exposure that required advanced knowledge of  Ensighten Manage.

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