Inquiry Response: Tips for Hosting a Data Challenge
We’d like to host a data challenge for local college students to help promote the external-facing brand and to hopefully gain some insights. This data set is not robust or large. What should we be thinking about as we plan this?
THE BIG IDEAS:
- Managing sparse matrices and small data sets.
- Partnering with a local university.
- Anonymizing the data.
MANAGING SPARSE MATRICES AND SMALL DATA SETS
It sounds like you have what I call a “sparse matrix.” By