Principal Analytics Prep

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Report from Data Visualization Meetup

On Monday, Principal Analytics Prep sponsored the Data Visualization Meetup, organized by the indefatigable Naomi Robbins. The keynote speaker is NYU professor Kristen Sosulski, who just published a book titled “Data Visualization Made Simple” (link). At the Meetup, we announced a Part-Time Immersive Program. This allows the completion of the Certified Data Specialist program in three levels on a more relaxed, evening schedule. Level 1 will run two nights a...

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Teaser: new post, tomorrow’s event

I have written a new post, which will appear in a guest blog this week. The chart in question is this puzzle: Not an easy dataset to deal with... will link to the post when it appears. *** For those looking to learn data science and advanced analytics skills, I'll be answering your questions about Principal Analytics Prep tomorrow night at The Ginger Man at East 36th Street in Manhattan....

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Monday after Thanksgiving, see you at the Data Visualization Meetup

My little analytics training startup, Principal Analytics Prep, is proud to sponsor the next meeting of the Data Visualization New York Meetup, organized by the indefatigable Naomi Robbins. The Meetup, to be held on November 26, 2018 (Monday), headlines NYU professor, Kristen Sosulski, who will discuss the “business case for data visualization”. Click here to register. Naomi is a long-time friend. I reviewed and recommended her book on Creating More...

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Information Session on our Data Analytics Bootcamp

Next Monday (Aug 13), we are hosting an information session on our Data Analytics Bootcamp in our office in New York City. The bootcamp has been successful at launching business careers for graduates starting out in the data science and analytics sector - one of the hottest sectors in the economy right now. There are many possible paths to a data analytics job. Here are just a few we have...

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Upcoming talks and workshops, NYC, Seattle, Philadelphia, St. Louis

The following talks/events are all free and open to the public. If I'm in your neighborhood, please come by and say hi.   You can register or learn more about the above talks at the following links: Feb 20, 2018 (tonight, NYC) - Principal Analytics Prep Open House, with me and Tina Lowry, talking about the data analytics field and how to get a job in this space. More information...

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Dataviz Seminar and other upcoming events

Please help me spread the word on several upcoming events. If you're coming, please say hi!   Data Visualization Seminar - JMP Explorers Series WHEN: October 4, 2017 , Wed, 9 am - 2:30 pm (ET)WHERE: New School, 63 5th Avenue, New YorkREGISTER HERE: Link In this seminar, I offer tips on making effective visualizations of data, summarizing over a dozen years of critiquing thousands of data graphics. PS. New...

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Report from the NBA Hackathon 2017

Yesterday, I had the honor of being one of the judges at the NBA Hackathon. This is the second edition of the Hackathon, organized by the NBA League Office's analytics department in New York, led by Jason Rosenfeld, pictured here speaking to the crowd: The event was a huge draw - lots of mostly young basketball enthusiasts testing their hands at manipulating and analyzing data to solve interesting problems. I...

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Announcing a new venture

This is a great time for people in the data business. If you go on Linkedin and look for data jobs, there are several thousand open positions, just in the New York area. Every department within any business is accumulating data, and they need people to help them get value out of the data. There are also lots of people I meet who would like to transition their careers to...

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