Ready Signal is an AI-powered data platform that provides access to over 500 normalized, aggregated, and automatically updated data sources for predictive modeling, experimentation, business intelligence, and other data enrichment needs. The data catalog includes micro/macro-economic indicators, labor statistics, demographics, weather, and more. Its AI recommendation engine and auto feature engineering capabilities make it easy to integrate with existing data pipelines and analytics tooling, accelerating and enhancing how relevant third-party data is leveraged.
About this Accelerator
This Accelerator guides you through the process of using Ready Signal to add external control data, such as census and weather data, to improve time series predictions. Its outlines is an example of how to add external data to your time series dataset, create a DataRobot project, and make predictions using DataRobot and Ready Signal.
Here, DataRobot provides an example of predicting lumber price combined with the most relevant external data automatically identified by ReadySignal based on correlation with the target variable. The workflow can be applied to any time series forecasting project.
What you will learn
Connect to DataRobot and retrieve data
Understand how to use Ready Signal 2.1 Create a signal with Auto Discovery 2.2 Create a signal using the GUI
Explore and edit your signal
Join Ready Signal data with your time series data
Create a time series project with the new data
Create a scoring dataset with Ready Signal for predictions