Our “INNERJOIN” series features collaborations, integrations, and thought partners. We’re offering perspectives from thought leaders in different industries to show the value, flexibility, and potential in data.

In this blog post, we host a commentary from Alejandro García Magos PhD, Lecturer at the Department of Political Science of the University…


Data is the key to unlocking insights. But with the velocity and variety of today’s data, it’s difficult to pinpoint what you need to achieve your unique business goals. Data adds value not because you have it, but because you use it.

Let’s walk through how to find the data…


Data can predict a lot of things, but right now, it’s impossible to know for certain how long our routines and lives will be disrupted as a result of the COVID pandemic. …


I recently saw a Facebook post that captured the perfect sunset with a not-so-perfect caption that read “as dust fell” instead of “as dusk fell.” Often when I’m browsing Facebook, I’ll read something that doesn’t seem quite right. …


In 2018, ThinkData formed the DataLabs team to tackle the problem of disambiguating real world entities from data and to provide our users with entity resolution tools that are performant, flexible, and customized to their particular use case.

Our Lead Data Scientist, Hoyoung Jang, and Data Science Co-op Alumni, Cheng…


With Toronto being a world-leading market for tech companies and talent, startups are as closely tied to this city as the CN Tower. There are a few different ideas that come to mind when we hear the word “startup” — sometimes, we picture millennials working at standing desks in a…


With Canada’s 43rd Federal Election not too far in the rearview mirror, we at ThinkData Works were curious as to what we can learn about our most recent election by stepping back from the punditry and analyzing some data. …


On September 3, 2019 ThinkData Works partner Landgrid.com officially launched a nationwide vacancy data set from the United States Postal Service, making it possible to easily see vacant properties of any zoning type in any neighbourhood or city.

Landgrid.com, a product deployment wing of Loveland Technologies, built the data set…


In May 2014, Milwaukee experienced 82 water main breaks in five days, sending thousands of people scrambling for water and costing the city hundreds of thousands of dollars in infrastructure repair and property damage.

The series of breaks — although surprising in scale — are an all-too-frequent occurrence across North…


Entity resolution, also known as record linkage, is the task of disambiguating real world entities from data. That is to say, it’s the process of identifying and resolving multiple occurrences of a single entity to reveal a clearer picture of the information within the data. …

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