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Republican Primary Poll: August 10-19, 2015

Republican Primary Poll: August 10-19, 2015

by Civis Analytics

As featured in the New York Times, the Civis Analytics Research Team conducted a survey of the Republican Primary of 757 self-identified Republican or Republican-leaning adults across the country. You can read more about our findings in Why Donald Trump Won’t Fold: Polls and People Speak by Michael Barbaro, Nate Cohn, and Jeremy W. Peters from Sunday August 23, 2015...

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SciPy 2015: Building Civis’s predictive modeling with Python

SciPy 2015: Building Civis’s predictive modeling with Python

by Stephen H.

At the beginning of July, I traveled to Austin for SciPy 2015, the annual conference dedicated to scientific computing in Python. Python is a powerful, easy-to-use programming language which has become very popular in the data science community. I was at the conference because the data science department at Civis Analytics uses Python to write all of the predictive modeling...

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Bigger, Cheaper, Faster Data in the Cloud

Bigger, Cheaper, Faster Data in the Cloud

by Civis Analytics

We’ve had a great week here at Civis. Since Monday, we celebrated our 2nd anniversary, made a splash at Technori, spoke at the Amazon Web Services summit, and launched the new Civis platform, an easy-to-use, end-to-end, powerful and customizable, data science platform in the Amazon cloud. The New York Times had this to say about our launch: “The kind of...

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Civis Analytics and AWS

Civis Analytics and AWS

by Civis Analytics

Data sets are growing rapidly. But in spite of this abundance of data, most organizations are still struggling to leverage all of it to understand their customers, figure out new markets, build their operations, and more. Data is the key to making these decisions effectively, but that data is buried deep in dozens of unconnected systems. There’s too much latency...

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Partnering with Discovery

Partnering with Discovery

by Peter B.

We are so happy to announce our partnership with Discovery Communications today. We’ll explore how the work Civis does can integrate in to Discovery’s global portfolio of television networks. Our teams are joining forces at a time when data and new technology continue to change the way viewers consume content. Together, we will interpret more accurately rapidly-evolving viewership patterns and...

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On building stuff at AWS re:Invent 2014

On building stuff at AWS re:Invent 2014

by Civis Analytics

Our founder, Dan Wagner, was recently featured at AWS re:Invent in a Founders Fireside Chat with Amazon CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels. Watch the full video, or read an excerpt below: Werner Vogels: “So do you actually build stuff?” Dan Wagner: “We do!” Werner Vogels: “So tell us the kinds of things that you build?” Dan Wagner: “We left the campaign...

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