Coursera Applied Data Science with Python SpecializationCourses / Scheduled online course
From Coursera: The 5 courses in this University of Michigan specialization introduce learners to data science through the python programming language. This skills-based specialization is intended for learners who have basic a python or programming background, and want to apply statistical, machine learning, information visualization, text analysis, and social network analysis techniques through popular python toolkits such as pandas, matplotlib, scikit-learn, nltk, and networkx to gain insight into their data.” The … Continue Reading
Applied Plotting, Charting and Data Representation in PythonCourses / Scheduled online course
This course is #2 of 5 in the Applied Data Science with Python Specialization from the University of Michigan. From Coursera: “This course will introduce the learner to information visualization basics, with a focus on reporting and charting using the matplotlib library. The course will start with a design and information literacy perspective, touching on what makes a good and bad visualization, and what statistical measures translate into in terms of … Continue Reading
Tableau ConferenceConferences / Gatherings and Organizations
From Tableau Conference 2017: “You love data analytics; you strive to improve processes or geek out over security. You believe in the power of understanding data to inspire true innovation – and at Tableau Conference, you’re not alone. This is where data people gather to learn, collaborate, and network, building a lasting community with the power to make a difference. The excitement is tangible – you’ll feel inspired from the … Continue Reading
Southern Data Science ConferenceConferences / Gatherings and Organizations
“Southern Data Science conference is a one day event where data science pioneers nationwide will come to Atlanta to share their most recent research and development in the data science field. It’s an event organized by southern data scientists for the southern data science community.” Previous date: April 7, 2017 Speakers: http://www.southerndatascience.com/speakers Schedule: http://www.southerndatascience.com/schedule Blog: http://www.southerndatascience.com/blog
Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business ProfessionalsBooks / physical books or multiple formats
Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data.
Statistics (The Easier Way) with RBooks / physical books or multiple formats
An informal text on applied statistics. Want to learn R, statistics, or data analysis? Become successful fast with this unique book, which takes the approach of solving all problems analytically (using equations) before solving them using the R statistical software.
The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualizationBooks / physical books or multiple formats
In this practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics, you’ll learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world around us.
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to EnlightenBooks / physical books or multiple formats
Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to Enlighten is the most accessible, practical, and comprehensive guide to table and graph design available.