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Multiple languages, one team: Bringing R and Python together with Civis Platform

by Michael H.

What follows is a brief example of how the Civis Platform enables data scientists to collaborate effectively. Data scientists work in unique contexts and use different programming languages, even within the same organization, making collaboration a constant challenge. Consider two data scientists, whom I’ll call Alice and Bob. Alice and Bob need to work together on a project with a...

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Civis R&D Bookshelf: AlphaGo Zero, testing machine learning code, and more

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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Civis Data: The powerful dataset built right into Civis Platform

Civis Data: The powerful dataset built right into Civis Platform

by Wade J.

I work alongside data scientists every day, so I know that data science teams can help their businesses thrive if they have the right tools and the best, most complete data. That’s why I’m happy to share that Civis Platform comes with a powerful dataset built right in. With accurate, predictive data included, Civis Data helps organizations learn more about...

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Civis R&D Bookshelf: AI Research, Claude Shannon, and Software Abstractions

by Michael 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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Civis Bookshelf: The Joys of Reading Python Source Code

Civis Bookshelf: The Joys of Reading Python Source Code

by James 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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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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Hack Hunger Hackathon

Hack Hunger Hackathon

by Salil G.

One of the best things about working at Civis Analytics is the number of opportunities we have to give back to the Chicago community. On September 23rd, Civis was proud to be a sponsor and participate in the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Hackathon to End Hunger. The Hackathon is an annual event that brings the Chicago tech community together to...

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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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