Have you ever wondered what a non-coding, non-computer science major could do at a growing technology company, without learning to code? I asked myself this question when I began looking for jobs in Chicago’s startup community. Before joining Narrative Science, I was an analyst at Morningstar and had no clue how my non-engineering skill set … Read More ›
I’ve spent the bulk of my career helping mid-to-large investment management companies extract actionable information and insight from their data. In my seven years working at FactSet, a leading financial data and analytics provider, my time was primarily dedicated to working with its advanced portfolio analytics platform. This system and others like it, analyze … Read More ›
The City of Chicago has over 15 miles of bathing beaches and receives tens of thousands of daily visitors during its peak summer months. One of the most popular beaches, and where I frequently swim, is the facility at Ohio Street Beach (OSB), pictured above. It’s proximity to downtown Chicago and relatively calm waters make … Read More ›
I was a lawyer earlier in my career. I worked at a large firm, located on several floors of a high-rise. All of the fax machines were on one floor (this was before email). A team of people would manage all of the incoming and outgoing faxes and then deliver the faxes – by hand … Read More ›
While attending the Aspen Ideas Festival, for which I was a part of a panel on the Future of Story Telling, I attended a session on how big data can be used to help cities make decisions about transportation, distribution of services, crime and availability of educational opportunities. The informative and engaging … Read More ›
We’re not too humble to admit we have pretty cool employees at Narrative Science. Sure, we may be slightly biased, but take a read through what three of our engineers are up to and you be the judge.
Since we launched our Quill Engage app for Google Analytics earlier this year, we have had thousands of users sign up for our insightful and convenient reports. For one particular audience – content providers and bloggers – it is important to know how site visitors are engaging with their content, which means they … Read More ›
I spent the first part of my career consulting for companies that wanted to extract actionable information from their data. As a predictive modeling lead and data analyst, most of my time was dedicated to working in our SQL warehouse, which housed billions of transactional records for call centers. Our customers wanted to know … Read More ›
Zack is an Inbound Marketing Manager at BoomTown, a web-based software company specializing in an end-to-end marketing solution for real estate.
Zack has been in marketing for the past … Read More ›