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How to Avoid the Dangers of Data-Bias

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“Figures often beguile me,” wrote Mark Twain in the early twentieth century, “particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, prime minister of the United Kingdom in 1804, would often apply with justice and force: ‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.’” Whether the attribution to the former …

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Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Sales Leads

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Marketing may have found a magic bullet in AI. Companies like Salesforce and IBM have recently unleashed a new round of accessible and affordable AI marketing tools that take the guesswork—and grunt work—out of marketing. The systems can save companies time and money, while also improving lead conversion rates. Even better, they can do it automatically. Case in point: a Harley-Davidson dealership …