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Data science ideas and resources.

Results of the United States presidential election, 2012.

Data and Democracy

This report explores how political data science helps to drive everything from overall strategy and messaging to individual voter contacts and advertising.

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Data and electric power

Sean Patrick Murphy describes how data science is helping electric utilities make sense of a stochastic world filled with increasing uncertainty, and reviews several cutting-edge tools for storing and processing big data.

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Data Infrastructure for Next-Gen Finance

With a focus on engineering and infrastructure, this O’Reilly report examines the tools and best practices that leading financial firms are using to migrate data to the cloud, build customer event hubs, and adhere to new rules for governance and security.

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10 signs of data science maturity

How well prepared is your organization to innovate, using data science? In this report, two leading data scientists at Booz Allen Hamilton describe 10 characteristics of a mature data science capability.