Andrea Spatola

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 2 months ago

    The most important aspect I can takeaway from this course is how vital good data is and how many ways you can go about analyzing it. I’ve learned so many analytical skills that will help me in whatever career I fall into. I’ve come to realize that having the knowledge to analyze data and understanding how to use different tools to analyze it is…[Read more]

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    1. A decision tree can answer the business question of what consumers are most likely to buy when they purchase items. This is used all over the internet. A company can gather information about your past purchases or what items you clicked on when browsing a website. By collecting buying patterns of a customer, you can find what they are most…[Read more]

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    I consider this to be an example of OLAP/Pivot table information. The information is being presented in certain areas where the data exists. Data analysis would be using that information to predict trends or future crimes based on patterns in the data.

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    An example of data represented in more than one way is when purchasing online clothing. Companies from different countries will use their sizing metrics that are different from the U.S. It gets confusing as to what size to order, even the size chart is complicating to read because it isn’t always exact. I think brands should have country codes you…[Read more]

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 4 months ago

    https://www.viziononline.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/tech-logo-evolution.jpg. This infographic is a good example of data visualization because it is very straight forward and easy to read. There is a nice flow to it when it explains the evolution of brand logos changing over time. It is broken up into sections to clearly show each brand with a short…[Read more]

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 4 months, 2 weeks ago

    An example where a join could be used is with products and customers. One table shows the products and its details, the other table contains the customers and their specific details. You can join the two tables to find which customers bought which products and how many of them.

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    The trickiest part of creating and ERD diagram is figuring out the min and max cardinality between two entities because it is not always clearly stated in the description. The max cardinality is not as hard because it is often stated, but the minimum is what throws me off. I suggest writing everything out first to get a better picture of the…[Read more]

  • Andrea Spatola posted a new activity comment 5 months ago

    In my marketing research class, my team and I collected raw data through surveys. We asked Temple students their preferences on food and how much they usually spend on food per week. Our project was to create a new restaurant based on the data we collected to figure out what kind of food would sell the best and at what price. We took the raw data…[Read more]

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