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Month: October 2017

Why Analytics and R Continue to Grow

Why Analytics and R Continue to Grow

From economic and political forecasting to picking the next super bowl winner, data analysis continues to help make sense of the world around us. Among data scientists, data analysis software R, a powerful programming language that is both free and open source, continues to gain popularity for its ease of use and seemingly endless applications. Since the software’s original release in 2000, R has continued to gain popularity. In 2009, a New York Time’s article highlighted the software’s popularity among companies…

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Cyber Safety Isn’t Just for Grown-ups

Cyber Safety Isn’t Just for Grown-ups

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month which means that not only is it a good idea for individuals to make sure they have good cyber habits (like strong passwords), but it’s also an ideal opportunity for parents to set aside time to teach their children good digital habits. Alarmingly, the Children’s Internet Usage Study conducted by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education discovered that 30% of children ages 8-14 use the internet in a way they know their parents…

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Indigo Ink: Diversity & Inclusion

Indigo Ink: Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome to Indigo Ink, a blog series about marketing, sales, entrepreneurship and exchanging ideas. I’m a professor and researcher at the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business with an interest in professional selling and topics that emerge from the intersection between marketing and entrepreneurship. I’m passionate about helping my students learn and I have a very hands-on approach to teaching, which includes taking my students to competitions around the country! I’m also very passionate about other topics that are important…

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