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You’ve built it, now automate it with Workflows in Civis Platform

by Lori E.

Today we’re launching Workflows in Civis Platform! This new feature is a data science automation tool that enables data scientists to cross small, manual tasks off their daily to-do lists so they can focus on what they do best: help decision makers see the big picture and make informed decisions. Workflows allow piecewise development, testing, and deployment of data science...

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Civis Bookshelf: R updates, futures, and mathpix

by Patrick M.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Civis Bookshelf: Open source, Python integers, and applied predictive modeling

by Elizabeth S.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Hacktoberfest At Civis

by Elizabeth S.

Many of the best tools for data science workflows are open source and community-maintained. Tools such as scikit-learn, pandas, and numpy in Python, as well as dplyr and ggplot2 in R, are basic building blocks for almost all data scientists in industry and academia today. At Civis, not only do we rely on these tools to build our data science...

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Civis Bookshelf: Food stamp timing, pandas, image synthesis, and Reddit politics

by Ali V.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Civis Bookshelf: Fairness Modeling, Creating a Hurricane Graph & More

by Henry H.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Moving from exploration to production with Notebooks and Scripts

by Marshall M.

When it comes to data science code, there are two sides to the story. There’s the part where you do the exploratory science — and there’s the part where you put it in production. Last month, we announced that Civis Platform now allows data scientists to work in Jupyter notebooks, which is all about making data science exploration scalable, shareable,...

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Civis Bookshelf: Modeling to predict sarcasm with emoji

by Keith I.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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Q&A with the JDRF Illinois Chapter: Using Data to Diversify and Grow the Nonprofit’s Supporter Base

by Ola T.

As part of the nonprofit team at Civis, I have the opportunity to help mission-driven organizations work more effectively using data. Working with the JDRF Illinois Chapter was no different. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, with a mission to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. JDRF’s grassroots approach...

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Civis Bookshelf: What’s Growing Faster — Python or R?

by Peter S.

This post is part of our Bookshelf series organized by the Data Science R&D department at Civis Analytics. In this series, Civis data scientists share links to interesting software tools, blog posts, scientific articles, and other things that they have read about recently, along with a little commentary about why these things are worth checking out. Are you reading anything...

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