At Polecat we are driven by a belief that data has the power to inspire people and transform their lives. It is this belief that drives us to continuously improve our products, to present the data that we gather in new, beautiful and compelling ways. However, we weren’t the first to embrace this idea. Many […]
At Polecat our executives are hard at work bringing innovative risk management solutions to our customers. But in addition to that they are also thought leaders in their areas of expertise who regularly contribute to various publications. Here are two articles published recently which will make for great light reading this week. Big Data, […]
On Sunday, children across Britain will wake Christmas morning to colourful presents under the tree. But for many children and families this much-loved tradition is out of reach. That’s why Family Action, a UK charity that supports children and families, has an annual toy appeal—to provide some Christmas cheer to those in need. In […]
We chose our name ‘Polecat’ for a variety of reasons, partly inspired by the tenacity of our natural namesake. For this reason, we are very pleased to support the Vincent Wildlife Trust, a conservation charity founded in 1975 that specialises in studying and protecting polecats and other mammals. At the end of the nineteenth century, […]
We used MeaningMine to analyse the volume of social media postings about Trump and Clinton in the run up to the US election The volume of postings turned out to be a better indicator of the election result than mainstream polling Polecat is excited to showcase our abilities in big data analysis in today’s issue […]
We’ve rounded up the most reputable sources of high-quality infographics and visualisations. From heatmaps and timelines to graphs, charts and more, these 25 blogs have all the relevant (and reliable) data visualisations you need.