May 2014 | Civis Analytics

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Ex-Obama Techies Celebrate Birthday with Science Fair

Ex-Obama Techies Celebrate Birthday with Science Fair

by Civis Analytics

“What happens when a bunch of data scientists throw a birthday party? There are drinks, food and music “” and a science fair. Civis Analytics, a company formed by many of the data scientists from Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, celebrated its one-year anniversary in style last night by hosting a science fair and Mayor Rahm Emanuel at its West Loop...

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Obama’s Data Gurus Find Life Outside the Beltway

Obama’s Data Gurus Find Life Outside the Beltway

by Civis Analytics

“A celebration was underway Thursday night on the seventh floor of a lofted office in Chicago’s West Loop. Civis Analytics, the firm founded by Dan Wagner, the former chief analytics officer of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, was marking (and marketing) its first birthday with the theme of a data “science fair.” That meant, among other things: DJ’s wearing lab...

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