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Author of Differences Between Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning
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June 26, 20184 min read

Differences Between Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning

Organizations no longer need to run through hoops to get relevant data about their market, business, clients, and so on. With the digitization of the business world, obtaining and gather information/data is no longer a challenge. While data…

Author of Dark Data 101: Everything You Need to Know
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May 09, 20183 min read

Dark Data 101: Everything You Need to Know

According to a study by IBM—the American tech company, over 80% of all data is dark and unstructured and this will rise to 93% by 2020. However, don’t let the name fool you: there’s nothing dark about dark data. In fact, it may be the light at the…

Author of WooCommerce: More Is Available
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April 12, 20184 min read

WooCommerce: More Is Available

Running a web shop is easy-peasy. Just upload a picture, write some description, and set the price, and people buy your product. At least, that’s how most of the people think about it. A real e-commerce business needs more than just huddling things…

Author of FIFA 18: Looking At the Data
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March 12, 20186 min read

FIFA 18: Looking At the Data

“EA Sports- It is in the game.” They are just a few words, but if gamers hear them, their hearts skip a beat. We bet there is a game in your head that you think this blog post will be about. Yes, we will have a look at the world of FIFA 18. We found…

Author of Developers' Salary 2018: How Much Money Do Programmers Earn?
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February 26, 20184 min read

Developers' Salary 2018: How Much Money Do Programmers Earn?

A programmer's salary depends on multiple factors. AnswerMiner can help you find out which factors are important related to salaries. StackOverflow published an exhausting 51,392 respondent , 140 question survey of developers, programmers, their…

Author of Business Intelligence and Business Analytics: Understand the Two
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February 13, 20183 min read

Business Intelligence and Business Analytics: Understand the Two

Often, people confuse business intelligence for simple business analytics or vice versa. But, what is wrong in that? Are not business intelligence (BI) and business analytics (BA) the same thing? If you think like that, then you have got things all…

Author of Connect Mouseflow and Dig Deeper
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January 25, 20183 min read

Connect Mouseflow and Dig Deeper

Nowadays, a website is a must. When it comes to a big company, a small business, or an entrepreneur, they all need a good website that not only is attractive and makes conversions but also collects data about customers. Currently, the third factor…

Author of OTP Dataviz
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January 04, 20181 min read

OTP Dataviz

A few weeks ago we made a data visualization to OTP, one of the largest independent financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe. This was one of the best competition that we have taken part so far. We enjoyed every minute of the work…

Author of How AnswerMiner Helps You Prevent Employee Resignation
AnswerMiner
January 02, 20184 min read

How AnswerMiner Helps You Prevent Employee Resignation

In this article, we will go step-by-step in this analysis of employee resignation. We suggest you login to your AnswerMiner account and follow the steps to explore the HR dataset. It is a free set that you can find in the data-market within the app…

Author of Where Can You Catch a UFO on Lens?
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December 08, 20174 min read

Where Can You Catch a UFO on Lens?

In the last century it was one of the most popular issues on the radio, on television, and in books. Yes, we are talking about UFOs. They caused panic (think on the radio broadcast "The war of the worlds" in 1938), gathered many believers (The X…

Author of Correlation Matrix and Table
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November 20, 20172 min read

Correlation Matrix and Table

What is a Correlation Matrix? We already know that a correlation shows the mutual relationship between two or more factors. Do not forget that correlation is not equal to causation. However, what is a correlation matrix? A correlation matrix is a…

Author of Smart Data View – the Boosted Table
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October 31, 20172 min read

Smart Data View – the Boosted Table

SDV aka Smart Data View This is a boosted table view of our application. What does that mean? Beyond a simple table, you will find the most important information about your columns and the values. It shows the column name, data quality and type…

Author of Data Science in The Coming Years
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October 20, 20173 min read

Data Science in The Coming Years

We are living in a world amidst a digital revolution – new, disruptive technologies are being introduced by the passing day to effectively manage enormous amounts of data generated on a daily basis. Industry leaders and enterprises are struggling in…

Author of Predictive Analytics: All You Need to Know
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October 09, 20173 min read

Predictive Analytics: All You Need to Know

Predictive analytics is a combination of Business Intelligence (BI) and Big Data, the two dominating concepts in today’s technology realm. Predictive analytics is often the only answer to two fundamental questions: What should a business do when it…

Author of Automatic Charts
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October 04, 20172 min read

Automatic Charts

A chart or graph is a graphical visualization of your data with different symbols such as bars, lines, dots, or slices. There are many types of charts and the most commons are bar charts , pie charts , line charts, and histograms . Why Are They…

Author of Get the Most Out of Mailchimp
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September 26, 20173 min read

Get the Most Out of Mailchimp

As a MailChimp user, you know that you own lot of valuable information about your customers. However, how can you get the most out of this data to drive your marketing forward? AnswerMiner provides you with a direct connection to your MailChimp…

Author of Various Ways to Find Datasets
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September 20, 20173 min read

Various Ways to Find Datasets

Nowadays, everybody talks about data science, data-driven companies, and data scientists. If you would like to be data-driven then, you should collect, analyze and visualize data. Here comes the first hang-up: where can you get a dataset that you can…

Author of The Relation Map – Correlation Visualized
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September 12, 20172 min read

The Relation Map – Correlation Visualized

Relation Map People always ask: “Is there any relation between the factors in my data?” If you look at the data, a table or a spreadsheet it can be hard to see connections and say how strong they are. That is where the relation map comes in handy…

Author of Prediction Tree – Your Secret Weapon
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September 05, 20171 min read

Prediction Tree – Your Secret Weapon

What Is the Prediction Tree A prediction or decision tree is a tree-shaped diagram that shows statistical probability or determines a course of action. It shows the steps to take and why one choice may lead to another. Therefore, it is a suitable…

Author of Data Visualization - The Story of Numbers
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August 28, 20173 min read

Data Visualization - The Story of Numbers

We are visual creatures, built for visual analysis. Off all our sensory organs, it is through the eyes that the largest amount of data enters the brain. Our visual system is extremely well-developed; the optic nerve sends data to the brain at…

Author of Exploratory Data Analysis is Revealed
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August 21, 20172 min read

Exploratory Data Analysis is Revealed

EDA aka Exploratory Data Analysis is a statistical approach to analyzing data sets. It has gained significance due to its role in the detection of mistakes while analyzing experimental data, as well as in checking the validity of any assumptions that…

Author of What Everyone Should Know about Survey
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August 14, 20173 min read

What Everyone Should Know about Survey

Many times, we have a bunch of data from surveys that we cannot do anything with. To fix this problem, we created a cheat sheet that you can use to create an analyzable survey. We will focus online survey because they are the most popular and the…

Author of Data-driven Industries and Business Sectors
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August 07, 20173 min read

Data-driven Industries and Business Sectors

Data has always played a key role for organizations, business, and industries. From the paper time sheets and manually managed rosters and schedules of the past to the smart, high-tech and automated management systems, solution and applications of…

Author of Histogram – The Ultimate Guide of Binning
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August 01, 20179 min read

Histogram – The Ultimate Guide of Binning

About Histograms “ A graphical representation, similar to a bar chart in structure, that organizes a group of data points into user-specified ranges. The histogram condenses a data series into an easily interpreted visual by taking many data points…

Author of Key Differences Between Data Science and Statistics
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July 24, 20173 min read

Key Differences Between Data Science and Statistics

Data in General Ever since technology took a toll over all the major and minor spheres that constitute our personal and professional lives, data, and more precisely, big data has become the talk of the town. The most common perception of data that…

Author of Our Summer Tech Meetup
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July 13, 20172 min read

Our Summer Tech Meetup

Just a few weeks ago (August 06, 2017), we organized a tech meetup in Hungary. The reason why we organized this event was so simple: there had never been such an event in the city, and the topic was so innovative. The main purpose was to ensure a…

Author of Trump vs. Clinton – US Election 2016
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November 08, 20163 min read

Trump vs. Clinton – US Election 2016

Hillary or Trump? Democratic or Republican? Who will win? It is hard to see into the future, but we will try to predict the results of the 2016 US election. We collected a lot of data from open databases and created a dataset. It is available for…

Author of Create a Graph: A Pie Chart Visualization Guide
AnswerMiner
October 05, 20163 min read

Create a Graph: A Pie Chart Visualization Guide

After the bar chart visualization guide , we are continuing with one of the most common charts. Pie charts are widely used in everyday statistics, in the business world, and in education. In this article, we will give you some tips about pie chart…

Author of Big Data and Small Data
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September 21, 20163 min read

Big Data and Small Data

Data is the new gold. Data is the new oil. In the past years, big data has become very popular, and now in 2016 small data is the “new big data.” In data science, both are very important. However, we can read many different opinions on this topic. In…

Author of The Mystery of Circle Visualization
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September 21, 20163 min read

The Mystery of Circle Visualization

Data visualization is a very important and useful tool during the daily decision-making processes. Why? Because the human brain can process graphs and charts much more easily than spreadsheets or databases. Therefore visual presentations could be…

Author of Mean vs. Median
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September 14, 20163 min read

Mean vs. Median

The term “average” can often mislead us and hide valuable and reliable information form our data. It is hard to decide which number we need to use. In everyday statistics and news or even in scientific research, the result is often presented as the…

Author of NFL top numbers
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September 08, 20162 min read

NFL top numbers

Today starts 2016/17 season. Carolina Panthers at Denver Broncos. Can Denver beat Carolina again? We will see at 8:30 PM ET but before the game let’s see some numbers of active NFL teams and players. Read this article to find out more information…

Author of Labor Day Statistics in the US – The Labor Force
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September 05, 20164 min read

Labor Day Statistics in the US – The Labor Force

Labor Day is the first Monday of September and the last day of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend. The unofficial end of the summer and in the US summer sports, Labor Day Weekend marks the beginning of many fall sports. However, do not…

Author of Rio 2016 Summer Olympics
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August 22, 20163 min read

Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics in Rio just ended on August 21, 2016. Despite the negative expectations and the bad experiences in the Olympic Village, we can say it was a good event (almost forget the diving pool, which was closed after turning green). There…

Author of Five Mistakes to Avoid - Pie Charts
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August 15, 20162 min read

Five Mistakes to Avoid - Pie Charts

To visualize our data, using a pie chart can be a good choice, but we need to know how to use it. If we google it up, we can find many examples of pie charts, but most of them are not correct. In this article, we will show the five most common…

Author of Data Collecting Methods – Primary Data
AnswerMiner
August 10, 20163 min read

Data Collecting Methods – Primary Data

In this article, we will talk about data collecting methods. First of all, we need to understand what data is and what kind of data can be defined. There are three types of data: primary, secondary, and mosaic information. The main differences…

Author of Creating Graphs – Bar Chart Visualization Guide
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July 22, 20163 min read

Creating Graphs – Bar Chart Visualization Guide

Nowadays, data visualization is the main topic in the field of data science. However, even if you try to make a nice presentation or a report, the message is not always delivered well. It is easy to get lost in many numbers, charts, and labels. In…

Author of Data Science In a Nutshell
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July 04, 20162 min read

Data Science In a Nutshell

Data science is not rocket science. Although a data scientist needs to have many skills in different areas, you do not need to be an omniscient unicorn to take advantage of some parts of data science. Definition of Data Science “Data science is an…

Author of Kickstarter – How to Be Successful
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July 04, 20163 min read

Kickstarter – How to Be Successful

Starting a Kickstarter campaign is not as easy as it seems at first glance. You must decide your title, description, goal value, duration, and so on. Fortunately, data science can help you! We have analyzed 140,000 Kickstarter campaigns to be able to…

Author of Which Measurement Scale Should We Use?
AnswerMiner
July 03, 20164 min read

Which Measurement Scale Should We Use?

During statistical observations, we get results that we have to present on the decently. The method of the presentation depends on various factors such as the type of the observed data (discrete or continuous random variables). The level of…

Author of Cloud or Desktop? Pros and Cons
AnswerMiner
June 06, 20163 min read

Cloud or Desktop? Pros and Cons

Nowadays, there are many pieces of data analysis software on the market. We can group them by many different viewpoints, but in this article, we will focus on the method of operation. If you want to use a data analytics software and are looking for…

Author of Five Must Watch Movies on Data Science
AnswerMiner
May 20, 20165 min read

Five Must Watch Movies on Data Science

Are in a good relationship with data analytics or use it during your everyday work? Is watching films one of your favorite hobbies? If so, check out our list of the best data science-related films. Grab the popcorn and enjoy any of the following…

Author of Data Analysis – It Is a Kind of Magic
AnswerMiner
May 10, 20163 min read

Data Analysis – It Is a Kind of Magic

In this post, we are focusing on data analysis and visualizations, which do not come from the devil, as many leaders of organizations think. We believe that data analysis and visualization can be understandable, discoverable, manageable for the…

Author of A/B Split Tests: Avoid These Common Mistakes
AnswerMiner
February 03, 20166 min read

A/B Split Tests: Avoid These Common Mistakes

Running AB tests is indispensable if you want to make good decisions. However, if you make mistakes, your decision can have worse consequences than simply deciding based on your intuition. Therefore, it is important to do A/B tests the right way…

Author of The Correlation Coefficient Demystified
AnswerMiner
January 19, 20165 min read

The Correlation Coefficient Demystified

Correlation and the correlation coefficient seem to be difficult to understand. They sound like some weird mathematical, statistical thing. However, once you understand them, you will think in a totally new way about causality and how things are…

Author of Why Do I Need A/B Test?
AnswerMiner
January 17, 20162 min read

Why Do I Need A/B Test?

Whenever you have to make a decision, you will want to compare cases and choose the better one. You may do so by tossing a coin, intuition, common sense, or other unreliable ways but it is better to use your data. Ten Reasons Why A/B Split Testing Is…

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