The hardest part of being an analyst isn’t building the dashboard, it is getting the data in a state where you can gain insights. Data is always messy, in many different places, and often different platforms making the back end work take up the majority of the time to create a dashboard. In part one of the Wrangle the Data Abyss series we dive deep to cover the most important and often overlooked step of the analytics process: scoping. Listen to this latest Data Science Central podcast to learn how to best handle the initial request to get the direction you need, thoroughly evaluate the available data, and create a plan to set you up for success.
Lauren Alexander, Senior Marketing Analyst – Tableau
Sean Welch, Host and Producer – Data Science Central