As data people, we very typically spend a great deal of time summarizing our findings to stakeholders in a clear, concise and impactful way. Often times, due to the lack of infrastructure, we end up using presentation files with chart images. This can become a real pain when we need to make modifications or when the analysis needs to “live on”. Typically, this is where BI (business intelligence) or dashboard tools shine. Unfortunately,…Continue
Added by Laura Ellis on January 3, 2019 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Y’all it may have taken me a little time, but I did listen. Thank you for your emails. Because of you, I have now updated my ggmap tutorial to address the Google Static Map API service issues!
Tutorial Link: https://www.littlemissdata.com/blog/maps…Continue
Added by Laura Ellis on January 2, 2019 at 2:24pm — No Comments
Added by Laura Ellis on April 23, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments
In this tutorial, we are going to be looking at heatmaps of Seattle 911 calls by various time periods and by type of incident. This awesome dataset is available as part of the…Continue
Added by Laura Ellis on April 6, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Added by Laura Ellis on February 21, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments
If you read my blog then you'll probably realize there are a few data related topics that I could talk about for days. This blog dives into a tool called RAW Graphs, which solves for two of them, outlined below.
We need to enable subject matter experts (SMES) to provide…Continue
Added by Laura Ellis on January 30, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Hold on to your hats data scientists, you're in for another wild ride. A few months ago, our beloved field of predictive analytics was taken down a peg by the 2017 Hype Cycle for Analytics and Business Intelligence. In the latest report, predictive analytics moved from the “Peak of Inflated Expectations” to the “Trough of Disillusionment”. Don't despair, this is a good thing! The transition means that the silver bullet seekers are likely moving on to the…Continue
Added by Laura Ellis on January 4, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments