Today’s Q&A is with Anna Kirkland Smith founder of the Data Scientista Society located here in the research triangle, NC. I only asked Anna one question, but her response definitely inspired a couple new cartoons. Plus I think many of you will be able to relate. What do you think is the biggest challenge for […]
I asked Data architect and Salesforce expert Cidar Mendizabal about the biggest challenges he faces on a regular basis. His answer was around data migration and the need for thoughtful decision making around what data should be migrated. He used the analogy of moving from a multi-bedroom house to a small studio apartment. I pulled that into […]
Oh, and sometimes the person eating the chips has a loud dog.
Today’s cartoon inspiration is NTEN and Google Fiber’s Digital Inclusion Fellowship. Because of the Internet, information is easier to access than ever. The web is where we go to get important questions answered, prepare homework assignments, apply to college, look for a job, or even help us care for loved ones. But with roughly 60 […]
If some tool looks promising, try it out. It’s easy, download then play. Just about everything offered on the web these days has a free trial. Maybe you’re not ready for a full test but download the trial anyway. If you need another round of testing later, email the company and they’ll likely extend your […]
Before you adopt a new piece of software, reject this statement: Switching to the alternative is no better than staying with the status quo. The status quo is how things are being done right now. Most evaluators I know don't have a software package they use for interactive visualization. So, for them, not creating interactive […]