1. Playing in Everyone’s Backyard

    Statistician John Tukey once said, “The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard.” At any given time, my co-workers and I are immersed in the study of different markets ranging from electronic components to chocolate to chemicals to dental supplies. Since Dr. Jim McClave called me out of retirement…

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  2. Meet the Interns – Hayden Hampton

    One of Infotech Consulting’s Summer 2020 Interns, Hayden Hampton, sat down to answer a couple of critical questions about his academic interests, his internship expectations, and his desired superpower. Check out this interview to get a glimpse of the next generation. What university are you attending and what is your area of study? University: University…

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  3. Meet the Interns – Hallie Miller

    One of Infotech Consulting’s Summer 2020 Interns, Hallie Mille, sat down to answer a couple of critical questions about her academic interests, her internship expectations, and her desired superpower. Check out this interview to get a glimpse of the next generation. What university are you attending and what is your area of study? University: Furman…

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  4. Meet the Interns – Alejandro Michel

    One of Infotech Consulting’s Summer 2020 Interns, Alejando Michel, sat down to answer a couple of critical questions about his academic interests, his internship expectations, and his desired superpower. Check out this interview to get a glimpse of the next generation. What university are you attending and what is your area of study? University: Florida…

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  5. Employee Spotlight: Jodie Newman, Esq. – Director, Case Development

    “One of the things that I always smile about is sitting in our conference room with a tremendous deadline looming and an unbelievably stressful situation hanging over our heads and then laughing so hard that I really feel like I’m just going to bust.”  Infotech Consulting is a tight-knit group, often found brainstorming and hard…

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  6. Get to Know Your Named Plaintiffs: 3 Best Practices

    Named plaintiffs play an important role in class action cases as they represent an entire group of people who were allegedly harmed by a defendant’s (or defendants’) wrongdoing in a class action. Getting to know your potential named plaintiffs, their data and their role as a player in the industry can add valuable information to…

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  7. To P-Value or To Not

    In an article enumerating the dos and do nots of statistical significance published in The American Statistician, Dr. Ronald Wasserstein et al. said the following: “We summarize our recommendations in two sentences totaling seven words: ‘Accept uncertainty. Be thoughtful, open, and modest.’” Seems like simple advice — applicable to anything and something most people would…

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  8. Employee Spotlight: Brooke Harmer – Case Development Specialist

    For a business that is slow to hire and where colleagues often casually mention they have been on the team for 20 years, adding a team member is a meaningful move for Infotech Consulting. When Brooke Harmer joined the team, she didn’t have time to worry about fitting in – there was work to be…

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  9. Facing Hard Economic Choices Amidst the Coronavirus

    We are living through very challenging and uncertain economic times, amidst the spread of the coronavirus.  Millions of people have filed for unemployment benefits. Entire sectors of our economy such as travel, hospitality, entertainment, restaurants, and retail, are largely shut down.  We are challenging the limits of our healthcare system. For those of us who…

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    Slack Chat Team Question – COVID-19

    Anomalies are not usually a golden opportunity for data – they’re usually classified as outliers. But COVID-19 is not a normal anomaly, in any way, shape or form, and the surge of statistics circulating the internet about any given aspect of the virus and its impact (or potential impact) gave our team of data junkies…

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