Big Data Wrangling with Calgary Tools

Big Data Wrangling with Calgary Tools

Data comes in all shapes and sizes. But what happens if the data you’re wrangling is in the millions of records? Having worked with data with several million rows of data in the past few client projects, there’s been times where running a single Alteryx...
A quick guide to Web Scraping

A quick guide to Web Scraping

The term web scraping may not sound attractive, but last week we got the opportunity to really delve in to it, using a Zomato API to download data off their website. Their API allows you to access detailed information on each of the restaurants which you can massage...
Lollipop Charts stemming from a Reference Line

Lollipop Charts stemming from a Reference Line

During Week 2 at the Data School, we started the week off by learning about visualisation best practices. It was particularly interesting to learn about cognitive functions and how a visualisation may assist or hinder one’s ability to retain information. Bar charts...