In anticipation of his upcoming conference presentation, Predicting Restaurant Violations via Yelp Reviews: Crowdsourcing for Social Good, at Predictive Analytics World San Francisco, April 3-7, 2016, we asked Peter Bull, Co-founder at DrivenData, a few questions about his work in predictive analytics. Q: In your work with predictive analytics, what behavior or outcome do your models predict? A: Our models predict the count of hygiene violations of different severities for any given restaurant in Boston on any given day. These can be used by the Public Health department to prioritize which restaurants they inspect. Q: How does predictive analytics deliver value at
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