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Whether you realize it or not, you encounter data every day. With all that data, it can be tough to know how it all fits together. Hi, I’m Bryan and I’ve spent more than 15 years of my career working with various types of data. I’ve made many mistakes, but also learned a lot along the way. Whether you’re looking to start a career in analytics, wanting to level up your data game, or just curious to know why some people get so excited about data, this show has something for you. Join me as we discuss different strategies and techniques for transforming and analyzing the data around you. Soon you’ll discover how simple it is to have fun with data. That’s because Data Rocks! Check back every other Tuesday for new episodes!

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Whether you realize it or not, you encounter data every day. With all that data, it can be tough to know how it all fits together. Hi, I’m Bryan and I’ve spent more than 15 years of my career working with various types of data. I’ve made many mistakes, but also learned a lot along the way. Whether you’re looking to start a career in analytics, wanting to level up your data game, or just curious to know why some people get so excited about data, this show has something for you. Join me as we discuss different strategies and techniques for transforming and analyzing the data around you. Soon you’ll discover how simple it is to have fun with data. That’s because Data Rocks! Check back every other Tuesday for new episodes!

    The Keys to Repeatable and Scalable Analysis

    The Keys to Repeatable and Scalable Analysis

    Have you ever put together some analysis only to have your stakeholders say, “This is great, can I get this every month?”  Or have you ever thought, “this report takes too much time to build every week, I wish there was a way to shorten the amount of...

    • 19 min
    Data Discovery: Dos and Don’ts

    Data Discovery: Dos and Don’ts

    In this episode I’ll discuss some keys to remember when examining a dataset for the first time.Timeline:02:25 - Do #1 - Look at your data carefully05:32 - Don’t #1 - Don’t try to bite off too much07:32 - Do #2 - Look for patterns and trends10:15 - Do #3...

    • 19 min
    The Progression of Analytics

    The Progression of Analytics

    In this episode you’ll learn about the 4 main types of analytics and when to use each method in your own analysis.Previous Episode:https://datarockspodcast.buzzsprout.com/1276397/5866354-having-fun-with-data-sabermetrics-styleTimeline:01:26 - Guideposts...

    • 21 min
    Having Fun With Data: Sabermetrics Style

    Having Fun With Data: Sabermetrics Style

    Description:In this episode, learn one way that you can have fun with data.  We’ll discuss Sabermetrics, and how using data can enhance your enjoyment of the game of baseball.Timeline:00:55 - Welcome to the Show03:05 - Why I Love Baseball04:36 - A Few...

    • 25 min
    How to Approach Problems Like an Analyst

    How to Approach Problems Like an Analyst

    In this episode you’ll learn 5 tips to help you solve problems more efficiently and with greater ease.

    • 25 min
    Design Thinking for Analytics

    Design Thinking for Analytics

    Learn how to use a proven and repeatable framework for approaching analysis.  I’ll walk you through the 5 stages of design thinking and give some specific examples that you can implement in your analysis.Last Episode:...

    • 21 min

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