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12 blogs of Christmas

Today is Christmas day – I thought i would share a collection of Christmas related posts from around the Internet. Happy Christmas everyone! The 12 days of data – some interesting stats on the well known Christmas song Christmas in numbers – 10 of the best uses of Christmas visualization The relativity of Einstein, Elephants,…

2018 – the year of the plastic whale

As the year winds down I thought it would be interesting to have a look at the data around one of the stand-out events of this year. A dead whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia was found to have over 1000 pieces of plastic in its stomach – and drew global attention to the…

Four steps to transforming data

Another brief post this week on an area that we do not focus on very often: data transformation. Data transformation is a relatively mundane yet fundamental data management capability – particularly when dealing with similar data from multiple sources. Three simple examples: System A represents Male and Female and 0 and 1, while System B…