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Why I Wrote Yet Another SQL Tutorial

If you haven’t yet learned SQL, know someone who’s learning, or want to brush up in our practice areas, check out the new SQL Tutorial.

Analyzing 915,000 Charts on 90,000 Dashboards Showed Some Interesting Take-Aways on Dashboard Creation

We analyzed 916,000 charts on 90,000 dashboards, and the findings showed interesting take-aways on dashboard creation, dashboard popularity and viewership. Continue reading to learn the insights we found after analyzing the data.

Will 2018 Be a Good Year to Raise Funds?

Some historical trends tend to indicate whether or not there is VC funding money out there to be won. we dug into the data to determine whether or not the S&P and other market indicators are correlated to funding availability.

Buffalo Winter Weather: is it Really That Cold?

Is it really that cold in Buffalo, New York? In this blog post, our Data Evangelist put that question to the test and let the data answer that question for us. Read this blog post to learn if, in fact, Buffalo is really that cold.

The Disparity Between Median Household Incomes and the Cost of Buying a Home

Is the price of purchasing a home in the United States skyrocketing? We dug through the median income and home cost data to find out if this trends was true or false, broken down by state. Read what we uncovered from the data.

Distance Running and its Closing Gender Gap

In this blog post, we examine whether or not there is a closing gender gap in the world of distance running. Continue reading as we delve deeper into this question and provide answers by way of data analysis.

Traditional BI Buzzwords for Modern Data Teams

Business Intelligence has a lot of jargon. After seven years of being in this industry, I'm sharing a curated version of my list and definitions to help modern data team understand traditional concepts and take on these concepts.

Our BART Ads and The Power of Informed Decision Making

In September 2017, we ran ten different Ads that lined the entire Montgomery BART platform. Now, read about how all that data came together and how it helped one tourist couple plan out their entire day visiting San Francisco.

Fire and Rain: How Rain Impacted the NorCal Wildfires

The 2017 Fire Season in Northern California was one of the most costly and deadly on record. 2017 ranks as the most deadly, and is among the most costly in terms of Structures and Acreage Destroyed. We've visualized the data.

Normal Distributions and Their Abnormal Occurrence

If a collection of data is normally distributed we’ll see the results show on a bell curve, and that bell curve won’t require any manipulation of data. Read more to find out how a bell curve and a real curve compare.

The Power and Cost of Hurricanes

September 2017 was the most active month for Atlantic Hurricanes. These hurricanes were large and ran through the US and the Caribbean Islands. We've visualized the data to show the magnitude and destruction of these hurricanes.

How to Optimize Amazon Redshift Performance

This post will take you through the most common issues Amazon Redshift users come across, and will give you advice on how to address each of those issues in relation to performance.

How to Choose the Right ETL Tool for Your Business

Before you can sync your Salesforce data with a data warehouse, you need to realize one thing: you need an ETL tool. In this blog post, we'll break down everything you need to know about evaluating an ETL tool.

There is A Lot of Data Out There, How Are You Governing It?

There is more information about you in a database than you can possibly fathom, or probably care to know. Current estimates for the amount of data created in the year 2020 is 1.7 megabytes per human being on Earth, per second.

The Age of Analytics: Data Governance

With more people having access to, creating and analyzing data, it’s changed the way businesses manage their data. Learn how important data governance is to your growing organization and how to implement a strategy today.

Four Growth Marketing Strategies to Implement at Every Company

Growth Marketing is never static. Growth Marketing focuses on impacting the entire funnel and is instrumental in growing the business as a whole. Continue reading to learn Growth Marketing strategies and tips from Sean Ellis.

3 Steps to Prioritizing Data Requests

In this blog post, we'll share insights on how Data Scientists approach and solve the perpetual problem of prioritizing data requests from their organization. Continue to learn how to effectively prioritize your data requests.

How Prezi and Udemy Organize Their Data Teams

In this blog post, learn from Data Analysts from Prezi and Udemy as they share heir best practices, their opinion on centralized versus decentralized data teams and their professional experience in working in the data world.

How Data Drives Sales Operations

Get a recap of the SF Sales Operations Happy Hour with AlwaysHired with best practices from leading Sales Operations professionals who discussed the importance of the role and its relationship with data. Read more.

How Do You Define Being Data-Driven?

At Chartio, we’re on a mission to enable everyone to explore their data. So, when an email with the subject line asking what does it mean to be data-driven, I was intrigued. In this blog post, learn what it means to be data-driven.