The most important takeaway I got from this class is to look over your data. It is so easy to make a simple error when importing or recording data. This simple mistake could skew/ruin complete data sets. Going along these lines, having your data clean and organized is the best way to prevent or catch data errors. If you want to learn more about…[Read more]
An example of a KPI is my Discover card.
Specific: this card on affects me and how much I spend on it.
Measurable- I can measurable it in dollars.
Achievable- I make sure I am not running up to high of a credit bill and that I pay it off on time.
Relevant- The amount of money I spend(or borrow) is based off of what I need and how many hours I…[Read more]
Yes, I have done some of these mistakes. The most common mistake is simply typing data in wrong. Sometimes I try and do my work fast and hit the wrong numbers when inputing my data on spreadsheets. I eventually realize that it happened so I do not think this is the worst mistake that could happen, unless I don’t realize it.
This article was interesting because it says that nearly a quarter of companies world wide are hiring CDO’s, chief data officers. These people are hired specifically to make sure the data they are producing is reliable and accurate. It talks about how these people…[Read more]
One example of conventional wisdom that I’ve heard is that money can buy you happiness. This could be proven right or wrong, but personally i think happiness comes from more than just money. To test this you could take a survey and on it would include income and a scale of happiness. With this data you can make spreadsheet and a chart.