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Changing lives with data

Data can change lives! Huge amounts of data are made freely available by government and other organisations across Scotland, including NRS. Lots of people use this data in all sorts of ways, but there are plenty of people who don’t, just because they don’t know what is available. 311 more words


Recent work: English Federation of Disability Sport

As we start to have clients working with us at Disability Sports Data, one of our recent clients is the English Federation of Disability Sport. Since the EFDS have a research department, they were very keen to have us work on some visualisations using data that was already gathered in a Lifestyle Survey Report that was carried out. 534 more words

Data Visualisations

Power BI and gaps in the Trello data (how to avoid)

The data behind the Trello board is schemaless and this gives Power BI a problem when writing data models for production. The last thing you or your clients need is to, say, add some labels and not be able to ask questions of it. 81 more words


Effects of Digitization

Digitization of materials create a paradigm shift in the way we preserve and disseminate information which allows share-ability between users and easier direct access to the public, thus making the new medium a sustainable way to create, maintain and allocate valuable metadata… 593 more words

Australia job vacancies rise again, highest since mid-2011

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Job vacancies in Australia have risen for a third straight quarter to hit the highest since May 2011, data showed on Thursday, a promising omen for a much-needed pick-up in labour demand. 164 more words

Money Matters

Effortlessly Merging 1,000s of Raw Data Files with Stata

I frequently have to consolidate 100s or 1,000s of raw data files into Stata, that are potentially stored in numerous and potentially unknown folders and subfolders, and have developed a workflow that I think is useful.   1,019 more words


Turn up the Volume!

I’m continuing to push quite a bit of volume for me. This week, I’m slated to hit 1140 TSS, but I’m sure I’ll blow past that by more than a few. 438 more words