Master of Science in Applied Analytics News

Fraudulent Ad Networks Will Persist, Kaiser Fung Contends

“Spotting and shutting down offending site networks is a bit like playing whack-a-mole. Knock one out, another pops up.”

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Kaiser Fung on the Effectiveness of Anti-Smoking Ads

“If you want to call something an ‘inefficient use of resources,’ we’d prefer you bring some numbers to the table.”

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Are Selfies Deadlier Than Shark Attacks?

Analysts can mislead when they focus on only one aspect of a story, says Associate Program Director Kaiser Fung.

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What Popular Baby Names Teach Us About Data Analytics

A new approach to mining the baby names dataset exemplifies the best application of data analytics, says Kaiser Fung, Associate Program Director of Columbia’s Applied Analytics Master’s Program.

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Sharing Real-Time Data to Transform Decision-Making

Procter & Gamble gets a handle on its data with an in-house visualization tool, Business Sphere.

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