What is a cohort?

A cohort is a group of people who share something in common within a specific time frame. For example, a group of people born in New York in the year 1991. This is an example of a “birth cohort”.
Similarly, in the business world cohorts are made up of customers…

In regression, the standard linear model describes a relationship between Y and a set of variables X1, X2, . . ., Xn and we fit this model using the least squares.

However, this standard linear model is not perfect and can be improved by using some fitting procedures. One such…

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Being a Business Analytics graduate student, I’ve always leveraged python’s open libraries: Matplotlib, Ggplot, Bokeh and Seaborn for data visualizations. From data analytics and visualization point of view these libraries are remarkable but the lengthy code part can sometimes be a tad time consuming. This is where Tableau comes in…

Credit Card Fraud — Every business’s nightmare!

For years, we’ve been using credit cards everywhere, for everything - be it at gas station, groceries or (not to forget the most popular one) online shopping.

Source: Credit-Scam-Phone-Lock.jpg

And why not? It gives us instant access to major purchasing power without the inconvenience of…

Aasma John

MSBA candidate at Columbia University

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