Data Links We Love
Here is some amazing information from amazing people and amazing organizations.
Our Top 5 Fascinating People to Follow
Bill Schmarzo - The Dean of Big Data
Whether learning from his vast wealth of knowledge and insight or learning from the content he chooses to share and endorse, Bill can open minds to what is possible with data. Check this interview out.
Meta Brown - Profitable Analytics Champion
Data is most valuable when it tells a story. Meta is a master story teller. She has authored a couple of must-have books and these articles.
Afua Bruce - Public Interest Technologist
We love her take on Tech Equity and Serving the Community. What hasn't she done? IBM to FBI to White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. We align in our mission and values with Afua and appreciate her impact on lives.
Great Stuff to Know
A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they're often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled!
Data + Design
The quintessential concise introduction to data preparation and visualization by Trina Chiasson and Dyanna Gregory. If you are interested in data visualization, this is a fantastic launching point. https://fliphtml5.com/mofx/ffod/basic
Data Fallacies to Avoid
"Statistical fallacies are common tricks data can play on you, which lead to mistakes in data interpretation and analysis. Explore some common fallacies, with real-life examples, and find out how you can avoid them." Geckoboard's explanations and downloadable content is like butter.
Tableau Public Sector Gallery
Tableau's Interactive Government Data Visualizations gallery is an excellent collection of models. For those of you that like to reverse engineer things to learn, this is a gold mine.
Getting Things Done
We have adopted David Allen's approach to productivity. This is an approach that will reap benefits personally and professionally. https://gettingthingsdone.com/