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Digital transformation: open source forecasting & the potential for analysts

Published on 27 April 2019

Digital transformation: open source forecasting & the potential for analysts

Data connects. With so much information out there, we need to spend time and open our minds to new possibilities. How do we look for data and insight beyond our own organisation? Is this an opportunity to stretch and deepen our skill set as analysts? Paul Smedley reports.

Prophet is open source forecasting from Facebook. R and Python are AI programming languages or environments, increasingly used by analysts in customer operations exploring the potential of data science. It’s easy to find out more on google or ask around. Try reading the innovation case studies at Capita, Anglian Water and The Times and The Sunday Times. Yet, while this is today’s reality for some, if it’s new to you, don’t panic! Maybe make it a personal development goal as a professional analyst or leader to take some time to research and explore? Read the full article.

First Published in the 2019 Best Practice Guide

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Author: Leanne McNamee

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