Comparing Visualizations

How data is visually displayed can impact the understanding of trends and patterns and can help viewers retain information. Here is a blog post from Data Science Central on comparing visualizations using different tools such as SPSS, R, Tableau, and a few others....
Analysis: Pivot tables

Analysis: Pivot tables

I have been playing around with the pivot_table function in the Python package, pandas.  The reason for this is because I was using groupby and wanted to see the difference in functionality and how it could impact my work. Using the pivot_table function is a lot like...
Formatting: Leading Zeros

Formatting: Leading Zeros

How many times have you exported data and realized a little too late that the leading zeros in constituent IDs were no longer showing up? I know I have, and much to my chagrin I have had to re-send the file or spend time working through a process of making Excel or...