Data Science to Detect Discrimination and Reduce Institutional Bias

As February has come to an end, a month that honors Black History, it is important to reflect on the progress and strides that have been made to improve institutional bias and prejudice. Data Science has provided the tools to better visualize and analyze insights in...

What Will Data Science Look Like in the Next Five Years?

Fig. 1: Word Cloud from the answers to “Main developments in Data Science and Analytics in 2018 and key trends in 2019”   In order to answer this question, we must look at how Data Science began: How Did Data Science Begin? The term “Data...

Data Science within the Healthcare System

The typical human’s medical record ties up a large quantity of storage space within each year. Medical imaging, medical records, medical testing, and other data becomes stored within a system. The data stored within this system typically becomes analyzed by people on...

Unleash Possible

The following scenarios may be familiar to you:   You’ve been shopping online for a large-ticket item.  You’ve finally arrived at a decision and made a purchase.  You continue to receive pop-up ads for comparable items despite the fact that you are now in no way...

Using Analytics to Set Your Business Up for Success

If data analytics is not on your business’ radar, it should be. Today’s businesses are heavily reliant on data science and analytics in all facets of organizational process, delivery and customer service. Big business is already seeing the results in...

Analytics Adventures wins Virginia Governor’s Datathon 2017

The Analytics Adventures team, in partnership with Virginia Center for Addiction Medicine, won the Virginia Governor’s Datathon 2017.  This year’s Datathon theme was Using Data and Analytics to Battle the Opioid Crisis. Teams were judged on impact,...

9 Reasons Why VCU’s Analytics Grads are an Asset to Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has a top notch Decision Analytics Program that furnishes Masters grads with competitive skills and experience to analyze and solve business questions. The program produces 30 top tier data scientists per year that are ready to...

Is Your Business Ready for Data Science?

Many businesses are intrigued by all of the data science buzz. It is impossible to read a tech or business article without someone mentioning the massive benefits. Everyone knows that it is the next big thing that successful companies are taking advantage of, but is...