Visual Analytics

AT Data Science–The Titanic

The Journey Begins For any budding Data Scientist to build their data science chops and reputation, they need to develop lots of models in different applications. One of the best resources to do that and see how well you are doing compared to other people …

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Train the Trainer–Day 3

We are halfway through the training now and I am definitely learning so much. One thing that today has brought to my attention is that transitions are hard. I used to think that Segway’s and transitions would be pretty easy for teachers and trainer to …

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Data In, Data Out – Alteryx 101

Alteryx is a hugely powerful tool for data preparation, spatial and predictive analytics. It can be a bit confusing with how to get started with Alteryx, creating workflows and making your life that much easier. I have wanted to get this series going for a …

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Signal Book Review

Signal is the latest book by Stephen Few covering data visualisation. Like all of the Few books I have read the focus is once again on leveraging the preattentive visual processing and inherent the ability of people to compare lengths, positions, hue and saturation to …

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New Year Resolutions and Goals

So the New Year has started and it’s time for the obligatory goals post. There is a couple of reasons I want to put this post out. So get my ideas and plans on paper so I know what I’m thinking about. Try to force …

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Rugby World Cup 2015

The Rugby world cup starts on Friday so I thought I would have a look at teams competing, their history and form since the 2011 world cup in New Zealand.

From Zero To Visual.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (2013)Main Topic: Tableau IntroductionRating: 4 StarsISBN: 978-1-118-61204-0Tableau Your Data! by Daniel Murray (from is a comprehensive introduction to Tableau for users at all skill levels. Covering the business case for visual analytics and identifying some of the shortcomings in …

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