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AI Translator: A Necessary Player on Your AI Team

At Pandata, we hang our hat on educating clients and our community about AI in an approachable and jargon-free manner. This isn’t something that just happened overnight though. It takes a concerted effort to work with our solutions team on

The Difficulty in Defining Artificial Intelligence

AI is one of the most widely talked about yet poorly understood terms in organizations. While over 50% of organizations considered AI a priority in 2019, 77% of organizations are failing to successfully adopt AI-enabled solutions. Having a poor definition

The Venue Menu

During our internship at Pandata, we have grown in our knowledge of data science, and gratefully so. Being able to use artificial intelligence and data science as a way of simplifying a problem you are trying to solve is the

PyCon 2019: A Little Something for Everyone

PyCon is the largest annual gathering of the Python user community, a group to which Pandata enthusiastically belongs. Several members of Team Panda were able to participate in this year’s PyCon, conveniently held in Cleveland. While there were too many

Smart Manufacturing: Getting Value from IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) Data

The Internet of Things (or IoT) has been hailed as the next big thing to revolutionize manufacturing. A series of sensors can be attached to manufacturing equipment to continuously measure machine status, output, temperature and other factors that influence production,

Sifting Through the Noise: Data Science Buzzwords

Call it Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence, the goal is to solve problems using data.  Solving problems using data is the driving force behind data science.  Everything else is just a weapon in our arsenal.  Yet, we see the buzzwords

Data Science as a Team Sport

By Hannah Arnson & Joseph Homrocky   Data science is often thought of as a black box – in goes data, outcomes actionable information. Inside that black box lives a complex mix of programming, mathematics, statistics, hardware, and software, each

Pandata Case Study – Midwest Industrial Supply

Midwest Industrial Supply Case Study – September 26, 2018 Midwest Industrial Supply specializes in environmentally friendly dust control applications, operating out of a series of regional satellite offices. When pricing a new spray opportunity, the sales team is incentivized to

Data Ethics: The Role of Data Scientist as Cyber Steward

Facebook / Cambridge Analytics, the Equifax data breach, and political email hackings are just a few examples of the misuse of data and data ethics violations that are constantly making headlines. All except your most hardened hacker would agree that

Data Shaming: A Cautionary Tale for the Sales Organization

A large sales organization recently implemented an analytics strategy, with one of their critical metrics being lead conversion. The target number was set and reporting tools were put in place. Each sales team was scored on this metric, and the