Now that we have understood what's the difference between a Data Analyst and a Data Scientist, let's look at some of the tools they use. Python Python is a high-level programming language whose core advantages lie in its readability, large standard library and ability to allow programmers to express concepts in fewer lines of code … Continue reading The Analyst and his Tools
Project Series is an initiative by BACT AY18/19. Project Series aims to excite students in learning Data Analytics Tools through practical projects. The Series is applicable to all students (regardless of prior programming knowledge) . Project Description Working for a hotel and want to determine in which aspects the hotel can improve? Check this project … Continue reading Scraping & Analysing Tripadvisor Reviews
Written by Fan Ting Wei, President, NUS BACT AY18/19 BACT is a place to pick up tools such as Python, R and VBA. Or is it? Analytics is not just about the tools, or even the methods, but it's about exploration, interpretation and communication of patterns in data. It is about asking the question of "how … Continue reading Why BACT?
"Experience Sharing by Li Shuai" Li Shuai President NUS BACT, AY 17/18 Summary of BACT AY17/18 Workshops Added VBA & R workshops to pro bono activities for NUS Business School students. Shifted workshops from Lecture Theatres to Seminar Rooms. Had to conduct repeat runs due to over-subscription. First Paid Assignment - Conducted Excel & VBA … Continue reading NUS BACT AY17/18 EXCO
During my analytics internship in the Private Banking department in DBS, I participated in a competition held for all DBS staff globally. Given the World Cup season, the challenge was to make use of Data-Driven methods to predict the top 3 countries of the cup with their probable scores, for the finals and 3rd place … Continue reading World Cup 2018 Prediction Challenge Reflections