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Bridget Lillethorup

The Man Behind the Scenes: An Interview with Nate Watson

Last month, TechBus interviewed our very own President, Nate Watson. TechBus is an Omaha-based group that posts bi-weekly interviews about local businesses and new technology.

Bridget Lillethorup

Women in Tech: A Visualization from Tableau Public

Here at CAN our free-time is spent researching the latest trends in and facts about data science. In a skim of Tableau Public, we found this fascinating visualization about women in tech. Tableau Public is a platform to post data visualizations made with Tableau. You don't have to be a data expert to share a visualization, you just have to be excited about data.

Bridget Lillethorup

Matt Hoover Reps the Startup Collaborative

Check out the video below of one of our data scientists and Director of Data Visualization Matt Hoover giving a tour of the The Startup Collaborative. Matt was interviewed by Omaha tech company Dynamo. Dynamo is a new kind of IT consulting and recruiting agency that is based on an understanding of who companies actually need -- valuing people and culture fit over transactions and placement fees.

Gordon Summers

2017 NCAA Tournament Machine Learning Prediction Results

After the first weekend of basketball, our Machine Learning Prediction tool has good results.

Gordon Summers

2017 NCAA Tournament Round of 64 Upset Predictions

The Cabri Group / CAN Machine Learning Lower Seed Win Prediction tool has made its first round forecast! Without further ado:

Nate Watson

March Machine Learning Mayhem

Machine Learning and the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Methodology

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“The past may not be the best predictor of the future, but it is really the only tool we have”

 

Nate Watson

Predicting the upsets for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament using machine learning

Contemporary Analysis (CAN) and Cabri Group and have teamed up to use Machine Learning to predict the upsets for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. By demonstrating the power of ML through our results, we believe more people can give direction to their ML projects.

Bridget Lillethorup

Silicon Prairie Publishes Article on Omaha Data Science Academy

The first run of the Omaha Data Science Academy proved successful. Already 4 of the 6 graduates have found jobs in a related field. Silicon Prairie News found this noteworthy and published an article about it here.

Nate Watson

Guest post: Grant Stanley of Bric

Every week CAN will highlight a past or present CAN employee as part of a CAN alumni network series. This week we feature Grant Stanley.

Grant Stanley founded Contemporary Analysis in 2008. For 6 years he served as CEO and president before handing off the company to Nate Watson to pursue new ventures. In 2014, Stanley launched Bric. Bric is a managing software system designed specifically for creative agencies. Today we highlight a post on Bric's blog about the art of time tracking and the importance of the data it collects:

https://getbric.com/time-tracking-needs-new-purpose/

Bridget Lillethorup

Successful First Run of Omaha Data Science Academy

The Omaha Data Science Academy: What is it?

In 2008, Contemporary Analysis (CAN) began helping companies build predictive analytics capabilities, mostly through project based work. Last year, CAN recognized a rising need in companies: more and more, businesses needed to bring PA capabilities in house but lacked the staff to do so.  So, in mid-2015, CAN switched from project based work to a staff augmentation model. This last year, the need has grown exponentially as CAN has been asked to train staff for more companies, sometimes two at a time. CAN decided it needed a better, standardized way to train individuals to be part of data science team.

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