Making complex data, simple to use.
Some people I work with are anxious that their business has become stagnant and want to look for new insights about their business.
They are uncertain of how to find that information. Often they spend their Saturday evenings looking at Reports without much progress.
Does that sound like anyone you know?
Maybe you've also felt you could use actionable insights to improve your business.
I also work with people who would rather not guess when making business decisions.
My customers are concerned they don't have enough relevant information to make important business decisions.
This can be frustrating and often leads to delayed decisions. Which then leads to work and productivity stalling.
Do you know anyone whose business has had stalls in work or production?
Any chance you've ever felt you could use accurate and easy to understand summaries when making tough decisions?
In Grade 3 I was part of an enrichment program. One of our projects was working with the programming language Logo using their Turtle Graphics feature.
In Grade 10 AP Computer Science I learned to program in Pascal.
In Grade 11 and 12 AP Computer Science I learned to program in C++.
During my first year of University I took two semesters of Computer Science, learning to program in Java.
In some of my University Statistics courses I analyzed data with SAS.
For multiple University Math courses I programmed in Matlab.
In my Anthropology courses I studied Ethnographies, which are cultural biographies. To develop insights into not just broad ethnic cultures, but also potentially other cultures such as cities, companies, offices, hobby groups, etc.
I graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. My major was Applied Mathematics with Statistics option and minor was Anthropology.
I have completed courses on:
Presently, I primarily work on data science projects in R and Python. As well as, professionally worked with Microsoft Excel, SQL and Tableau.
I also attend and help out at a local monthly Data Science meetup.
My Data Science videos can be viewed on my YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC11XKzpsOJM0masvN2HFQww
I celebrated International Open Data Day 2019 by helping set up and participating in the 2019 Winnipeg Open Data Hackathon.
Here is a news report on the event.
I'm in the background during the interviews, in a yellow shirt brainstorming ideas.