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Kenneth C Black commented on William Vorhies's blog post Advanced Analytics Platforms – Big Changes in the Leaderboard
"Bill , That is a nice Alteryx summary. I am not the least bit surprised by their jump and I have been expecting it because I have been using it daily for a few years now. Over the past few years, I have written a lot of articles about why Alteryx…"
Mar 2, 2018
Kenneth C Black liked William Vorhies's blog post Advanced Analytics Platforms – Big Changes in the Leaderboard
Mar 2, 2018
Kenneth C Black commented on Vincent Granville's blog post Are the Digits of Pi Truly Random? - Must Read for Math and Data Geeks
"Vincent, I wish I could write articles like that. Very nicely done. You have given us something to ponder for a long time to come.  Interestingly, earlier today I was telling my six-year-old son about "Rain Man" and…"
Feb 6, 2018
Kenneth C Black liked Vincent Granville's blog post Are the Digits of Pi Truly Random? - Must Read for Math and Data Geeks
Feb 6, 2018
Kenneth C Black commented on Lior Shamir's blog post Is data science an academic discipline?
"Hi Lior, I am working as a Data Scientist, with a focus on processing some really big data. Although I don’t have a Data Science type degree, I have over 30 years of applied computational experience that lead me down the path to where I now…"
Jan 7, 2018
Kenneth C Black commented on William Vorhies's blog post Why R is Bad for You
"Hi Bill, It took me over 8 months to complete 3 articles that outline my thoughts on this topic, and I have to say that I agree with your basic premise (although I do not necessarily think that R is bad for anyone). Starting in Sept 2016, I…"
Aug 7, 2017
Kenneth C Black commented on Amelia Matteson's blog post How Big Data Helps Fight Climate Change
"Hi  Amelia, Thanks for this informative article! There are several bits of information in the article that I'll be investigating. For the past three years, I've been doing my own study on global warming. I have learned many…"
Jul 18, 2017
Kenneth C Black commented on Sean McClure's blog post The Only Skill you Should be Concerned With
"Sean, Nearly 2 years have passed since I first commented on this article in Nov of 2014. Now I have written 100 more articles about problem solving techniques for real-world data problems. I have found out that by writing these articles, my…"
Aug 23, 2016
Kenneth C Black commented on NYC Data Science Academy's blog post Scraping Lottery Data
"A couple of years ago in August 2013, I used Tableau to help me make some Powerball selections. I scraped the historical data from the powerball site and then looked at the "hotness" of the balls from each slot (i.e., ball 1, ball…"
Dec 21, 2015
Kenneth C Black liked Vincent Granville's blog post Black-box Confidence Intervals: Excel and Perl Implementation
Sep 25, 2015
Kenneth C Black liked Sullexis LLC's blog post Temporal Databases: Why you should care and how to get started (Part 3 of 3)
Jan 15, 2015
Kenneth C Black liked Sullexis LLC's blog post Temporal Databases: Why you should care and how to get started (Part 2 of 3)
Jan 15, 2015
Kenneth C Black liked Sullexis LLC's blog post Temporal Databases: Why you should care and how to get started (Part 1 of 3)
Jan 15, 2015
Kenneth C Black's blog post was featured

Top 10 bloggers writing about Tableau

For the past two years,Tableau Software has been publishing a monthly list they call the "Best of Tableau Web". Essentially, this list of nearly 500 publications represents the best articles, blog posts, techniques, etc. created by users of Tableau software. The selections of these sources have been made by Tableau employees and represents an unbiased assessment of the web-based activity related to Tableau Software.All available sources have been compiled into a database and a quantitative…See More
Jan 10, 2015
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Top 10 bloggers writing about Tableau

For the past two years,Tableau Software has been publishing a monthly list they call the "Best of Tableau Web". Essentially, this list of nearly 500 publications represents the best articles, blog posts, techniques, etc. created by users of Tableau software. The selections of these sources have been made by Tableau employees and represents an unbiased assessment of the web-based activity related to Tableau Software.All available sources have been compiled into a database and a quantitative…See More
Jan 9, 2015
Kenneth C Black commented on Rob Seaman's blog post Bringing Silicon Valley to the ICU: My Vision of Data for Good
"Rob, I really appreciate your story more than you know.  I, too, am a parent of a premature baby born on 9/1/11, and I call him Mr. Emergency (911). I remember publishing a series of Twitter posts the night before he was born in which I…"
Dec 8, 2014

Profile Information

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https://plus.google.com/u/1/107876627873212811493/about
My Web Site Or LinkedIn Profile
http://3danim8.wordpress.com
Professional Status
Consultant
Years of Experience:
27+
Your Company:
QualPro, Inc
Industry:
Business Improvement
How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
Email
Interests:
Finding a new position, Networking
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://www.tableausoftware.com
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.alteryx.com

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Top 10 bloggers writing about Tableau

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

For the past two years,Tableau Software has been publishing a monthly list they call the "Best of Tableau Web". Essentially, this list of nearly 500 publications represents the best articles, blog posts, techniques, etc. created by users of Tableau software. The selections of these sources have been made by Tableau employees and represents an unbiased assessment of the web-based activity related to Tableau Software.

All available sources have been compiled into a database and a…

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I Just Completed 100 Tableau and Alteryx Focused Blog Posts

Posted on November 17, 2014 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

Introduction

I've been writing a Tableau and Alteryx-focused blog for 1.5 years on Wordpress and haven't thought of writing anything here on DSC. I just completed a two-part series that discusses solving problems using innovative approaches with Alteryx and Tableau, which were my 99th and 100th blog posts. They are longer than usual but offer a good insight into my background and why I write a technical blog.

My blog is focused…

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