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Vanity Metrics & Bathrooms: It's not the size of your mirror.

Numbers never lie. However numbers can be misleading, even when they don’t mean to be.

One thing that my good friend Joe Greaser has often said “If someone is bragging about their data, it is probably a bunch of vanity metrics.” 898 more words


The Most Important IT Skill

My wife and I attended Curriculum Night at the high school where our boys attend.  It had already been a busy week (and frustrating one if you count the removal of a poorly designed kitchen faucet).  283 more words


Battle Ground School District - Common Core Testing Review

At the School Board meeting this past Monday August 24th David Cresap (Director of Assessment) gave a presentation on the results of the SBAC (Common Core testing). 449 more words


Steps towards more agility in BI projects

“We now do Agile BI too” – such statements we hear often during conferences and while discussing with customers and prospects. But can you really… 525 more words

Business Intelligence

The Best Thing... Ever.

Joshua Katz is the kind of teacher every parent wants for their child… the kind who believes the work of students is LEARNING, not testing; the kind who sees children as #morethanascore. 145 more words

Opt Out Orlando

Python :: Unit testing, mock opens and iteration

Python 3, unit testing, mock_opens, and when you get caught out by a peculiar omission.

Recently I’ve been working a lot with Python, and have come across a strange omission that’s rather easily solved. 467 more words


Korea som forbilde for norsk skole? (DN, 22. aug 2015)

Korea: enda et forbilde for skolen?
(Dagens Næringsliv 22. aug 2015, noe endret og utvidet tekst)
Svein Sjøberg, fysiker og skoleforsker

 Internasjonale skoletester skaper global panikk. 611 more words