Alan Carlsson

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10 rules for better dashboard design

Practical guide<p>One view to rule them all<p>Dashboard design is a frequent request those days. Businesses dream about a simple view to present all …

UI Design

Pivot Table With Text in Values Area - Excel Tips

Make sure your data is Formatted as Table by choosing one cell in the data and pressingCtrl + T. Make a note of the table name as shown on the Table …

Analytics

The Ten Commandments for a well-formatted database

(This article was first published on <b> (en) The R Task Force</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<b>Our diligent readers already know how important</b> …

Data Science

How Infographics Can Help Educate (And Engage) Your Audience

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you’re a teacher, a marketer, or have pretty much <i>any</i> job that involves working with people, there are going to be many times where …

Infographics

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Data Visualization

What’s the Difference Between Data Integration and Data Engineering?

Why is this distinction important? Because it’s critical to understanding how leading-organizations are investing in new data engineering skills that …

Big Data

The Data Science Bubble

Why Data Science Needs EntrepreneurshipI’m afraid I have some bad news for my fellow data scientists; data science is one of the worst investments a …

Data Science

Why Data Science Projects Fail

Data science teams are not <i>that</i> different from other teams within a company. So why do 85 percent of their projects fail?A quick Google search of the …

Schadenfreude

Analytics Without the Numbers ? Explaining Our Early Product Design Decisions

I spent 2 years teaching usability and user-centered design to professionals.<p>My favorite story from this time was the story of how Microsoft …

Product Management

AI researchers allege that machine learning is alchemy

Ali Rahimi, a researcher in artificial intelligence (AI) at Google in San Francisco, California, took a swipe at his field last December—and received …

Machine Learning

Is data science the same as statistics?

The growth of data has been exponential. According to an IBM report, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created per day. This has created a new class …

Data Science

Infographic: How to create a website that users fall in love with

It takes only seconds for visitors to decide whether your website is worth their time.The internet is teeming with digital destinations where …

Indycar Strikes Data and Analytics Deal With Hookit

Indycar, the U.S.-based open-wheel racing series, announced a long-term partnership with Hookit that will make the analytics platform its official …

4 Top Small Business Dashboards That Will Help You Succeed

As an SME, you need all the help you can get. The resources available to you are never enough, and time is limited, so you need to be able to make …

The new era of the Multi-Model Database

Increasingly, customers are demanding that their databases take on multiple chores. Emergence of multi-model databases providing developers multiple …

19 Data Science Tools for people who aren't so good at programming

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A Look at the Role of the Chief Digital Officer

In 2002, Capital One appointed their first Chief Data Officer (CDO), Cathryne Clay Doss. At the time, the job was one of the first of its kind — a …

Ten red flags signaling your analytics program will fail

Struggling to become analytics-driven? One or more of these issues is likely what’s holding your organization back.<p><b>How confident are you</b> that your …

Big Data

Two Fascinating Things Salesforce Discovered When It Studied Color

What you think you’ll like isn’t always what helps you make the best decisions, Salesforce Analytics finds in a new research.<p>Consider the last time you made a decision with data. Chances are, you used some kind of visualization to help understand the bigger picture. In visualizations, color is …

DeepCode cleans your code with the power of AI

Zurich-based DeepCode claims that their system — essentially a tool for analyzing and improving code — is like Grammarly for programmers. The system, which uses a corpus of 250,000 rules, reads your public and private GitHub repositories and tells you how to fix problems, remain compatible and …

What is GDPR? A look at the European data privacy rules that could change tech

A new European data regulation that just a month ago seemed like an obscure piece of legislation is suddenly on the lips of everyone in the tech industry.<p>Already touted as “the most important change in data privacy regulation in two decades," the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, goes …

Privacy

What can we learn from data analysis failures?

Roger Peng 2018/04/23<p>Back in February, I gave a talk at the Walter and Eliza Hall Research Institute in Melbourne titled “Lessons in Disaster: What …

What in the World Are Microinteractions?

You're reading What in the World Are Microinteractions?, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, …

What is a Successful Data Analysis?

Defining success in data analysis has eluded me for quite some time now. About two years ago I tried to explore this question in my Dean’s Lecture, …

Data engineers vs. data scientists

<i>The two positions are not interchangeable—and misperceptions of their roles can hurt teams and compromise productivity.</i>It’s important to understand …

UC Berkeley Is Offering Data Science, Its Fastest-Growing Course Ever, for Free Online

It's worth passing along a message from UC Berkeley. According to its news service, the "fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley’s history — …

GDPR and the End of the Internet’s Grand Bargain

In May the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect, two years after passage by the European Parliament. This radical new privacy law, which covers any business that processes information about EU residents, will dramatically affect the way data is collected, stored, and …

Privacy

To work for society, data scientists need a hippocratic oath with teeth

One person unsurprised by the unfolding data scandals surrounding Cambridge Analytica and Facebook is Cathy O’Neil. In 2016 Cathy published her book</i> …

Analyst View: The demise of the statistician

One of the remarkable consequences of the contemporary proliferation of data is the corresponding profusion of data-driven analytics across a wide …

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

Psychology