Elder Research Acquires

March 3, 2020

Elder Research is excited to announce that it has acquired the Institute for Statistics Education at to provide focused data science, analytics, and statistics training for corporations and individuals. The Institute’s certificates and degrees are certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, and its courses are approved by the American Council on Education. Read the press release.

Publicis Sapient, Elder Research, Tquila Announce New Joint Venture

March 3, 2020

Elder Research is excited to announce a collaboration with Publicis Sapient and Tquila to launch Publicis Sapient AI Labs (PS AI Labs). The newly formed consulting company will offer an extensive set of data science services to enable digital transformation for large enterprises in North America and Europe. Read the press release.

Elder Research to Attend Tysons, VA Security Clearance Career Fair

February 3, 2020

Elder Research will attend the Security Clearance Career Fair in Tyson, VA on February 5, 2020. A CI, Lifestyle, or Full-Scope Polygraph is required to attend.

TechBeacon Lists John Elder In Top Data Scientist List

December 16, 2019

TechBeacon's 14 Data Scientists You Should Follow on Twitter included Dr. John Elder. The article states "The application of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to business and IT, from intelligent IT operations to service management to software testing, is keeping the data revolution moving at lightning speed. To help you keep up, TechBeacon assembled this list of leading data scientists to follow on Twitter."

Tom Shafer Receives Author Citation by International Workshop on Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks

September 23, 2019

Lead Data Scientist, Dr. Thomas Shafer, co-authored a research paper on Empirical Evaluations of the Accuracy of Influence Maximization Algorithms: An Application of High Performance Computing for Network Analysis to be presented at the 3rd International Workshop on Mining Actionable Insights from Social Networks on October 2, 2019 in Santa Clara, California.

White Paper: Java8SE - End of Free Commercial Support

August 27, 2019

Oracle free commercial support is ending for Java 8. Starting with Java 11, Oracle JDK will no longer be free for commercial use. The white paper Java8SE - End of Free Commercial Support explores the Java ecosystem and alternatives to the use of Oracle JDK.


Daniel Brannock's Article on Asking The Right Questions Published in PA Times

August 27, 2019

Data Scientist Daniel Brannock's article "Asking the Right Analytics Questions and Whether Tiger Woods is better than Jack Nicklaus" was published in Predictive Analytics Times. The article explains the importance of asking the right questions of data in order to achieve the desired results.

Book Sales Pass $1 Million Milestone

August 15, 2019

Two reference books co-authored by Dr. John Elder passed the $1 million milestone in combined sales. The Handbook of Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Applications is a comprehensive professional reference book that guides business analysts, scientists, engineers and researchers (both academic and industrial) through all stages of data analysis, model building and implementation. Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-Structured Text Data Applications provides complete coverage of statistical and analytical concepts, techniques, and applications for text mining. 

Elder Research Awarded Second NASA Phase II STTR Program

August 12, 2019

Elder Research received a second Phase II STTR award to provide software engineering support for NASA’s Physics-Based Modeling Tools for Life Prediction & Durability Assessment of Advanced Materials. This technology significantly improves the current ability to simulate and avoid corrosion fatigue failure of engine disks or metallic structural components due to prolonged exposure to extreme environments at elevated temperatures. The initial Phase II award was received in 2015.

Robert Han Attended Federal Data Strategy Forum

July 22, 2019

Robert Han attended a joint forum with the White House Office of Management and Budget on the Federal Data Strategy’s draft 2019-2020 Action Plan on July 8, 2019. The forum provided an opportunity for the business, academic, and non-profit communities to offer feedback on the 16 draft action items in the Federal Data Strategy.

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