In the News
D.C. consulting firm Data Society set out to help people find the groceries they need in real time — yes, even toilet paper — and it has teamed up with District-based public safety app OurStreets to try to make it happen.
Data Society will use its expertise to “clean” the data and make it more usable by building algorithms that can make use of the comments people plug into the app. Eventually the company hopes to offer users suggestions of where to go to get all the items they need or whether individual stores stock similar items to what they are looking for, said CEO Merav Yuravlivker. read more
Data Society saw a lot of its peers and fellow data scientist experts mapping the spread of the novel coronavirus in the last few weeks and decided to look for another way to help people. As shoppers converged on grocery stores, leaving shelves bare and customers panicking about where to get supplies, they saw an opportunity. read more
The State Department wants to teach data literacy to diplomats
Enter the Data Analysis and Visualization course being taught at the Foreign Service Institute’s School of Applied Information Technology.… read more
Tyler Technologies Expands Socrata Data Training Program
In coordination with Washington, D.C.-based data science training company, Data Society, Socrata Data Academy attendees can participate in live workshops … read more
This D.C.-based training company is helping government agencies prepare for the future
Without even looking for it, the opportunity to work with the Department of Health and Human Services came to them… read more
Harnham x Data Society: Self Development in the Age of Lockdown
Harnham invited Nisha Iyer and Nupur Neti from Data Society, sharing about their latest collaboration with OurStreets and how you can continue to develop and improve your data knowledge while in lockdown.
Administrate invited Data Society CEO Merav Yruavlivker to talk about about the training challenges they are facing and how they are innovating to meet these unprecedented needs associated with COVID-19.
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