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CivisML: Scikit-Learn at Scale

CivisML: Scikit-Learn at Scale

by Stephen H.

Late last year, my colleagues on the Social Science team were working on a new survey weighting scheme that would greatly improve the precision of our public opinion data. To make it work, they needed to fit dozens of models for each completed survey. Each survey asks multiple questions, each of which would need to be modeled individually, using an...

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Connect the Civis Platform to Google Sheets: Let Your Drive Be Part of Your Data-Driven Culture

Connect the Civis Platform to Google Sheets: Let Your Drive Be Part of Your Data-Driven Culture

by Civis Analytics

Civis Analytics helps organizations across sectors use data science to improve outcomes. While working across multiple engagements and sectors, we’ve determined the most successful organizations invite their entire team to participate in building a data-driven culture by setting every employee’s sights on central metrics. Many of these successful organizations complement big data with Google Sheets, as they allow employees outside...

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Meet Civis: Some of our Favorite Features of the Data Science Platform

Meet Civis: Some of our Favorite Features of the Data Science Platform

by Civis Analytics

Earlier this summer, [we announced]({% post_url 2015-06-30-Bigger-Cheaper-Faster-Data-in-the-Cloud %}) Civis — the data science platform. Our end-to-end, ready-to-use data science platform in the cloud enables organizations to make data-driven decisions. It’s what we use for our work, and we’re excited for it to be available for all organizations to use the platform with their data. Many of you have been working...

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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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