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Analytics Dispatch 9/23/2019

Flunking the fourth down

PREPARE FOR THE BOTS
Data Integrity in Survey Collection
This thread recounts how one research study was infiltrated by bots (it happens more often than you might think!) and suggests tips for ensuring better data quality in online surveys. - Melissa Simone

DANGER ZONE
How to Spot Red Flags in a Data Science Job Opportunity
What signs should you look for to detect work-life balance problems, a lack of data science understanding, or a wimpy manager? - Towards Data Science

TURNOVER
Football Coaches Are Still Flunking on Fourth Down
“It has never been easier for coaches to behave rationally, and yet they still manage to be irrational.” - The Wall Street Journal

MATCHY MATCHY
Need Some Fashion Advice? Just Ask the Algorithm
Stitch Fix is using data to demystify one of the most elusive parts of fashion: how individual pieces of clothing relate to one another. - Wired

FIT AS A FIDDLE
How the Data Insights Team Helps Flatiron Build Useful Data Products
A look at how the first data hire at a healthcare startup scaled up to a group of Data Insights Engineers who are embedded with almost every product team. - Carlos Aguilar

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