I am on a journey to complete my MBA in Innovation and Technology at the Ted Rogers School of Management. Having taken several courses in Analytics as part of the MBA program, I have developed a passion for learning more about the analytics field by taking online courses and analyzing publicly available data sets with analytical applications. My project work has involved the use of many analytical tools including Watson Analytics, SPSS, Rapid Miner, Tableau, Netlytics, open Refine, Excel, ArcGIS…
Data is the new oil. The global economy in the last century was essentially fuelled by black gold. Today’s data-driven smart economy has grown much faster than the economic growth of the yesteryears. But does big data analytics generate ROI today?
Steve Jobs once said that “the ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do”. That’s the motto an anonymous person* took to heart as he shook up the financial world by creating an unregulated tech-based currency in early 2009. That very currency was developed using another revolutionary technology, blockchain, which is now in the news for its uses beyond trading unregulated online money, and has become a hot topic amongst financial…
Using Tableau, I was able to visualize City of Toronto’s parking data in an easy to use dashboard format. The dashboard is interactive and you can drill down to specific types of parking infractions or specific hours of that day to gain more insight into the data set.
This interactive map displays the highest parking revenue generating streets in the City of Toronto in 2015. Were you issued a parking ticket on these streets? Zoom in to find out how much revenue each street generated!
Data from the City of Toronto’s Open Data program was used to create a visualization of the streets where the parking infractions happened in 2015. You can use the interactive map to zoom in to specific neighbourhoods and determine the number of tickets and total fine issued on specific streets.
New features in the upcoming Tableau 10 release presented by Tableau Maestro Michael Martin at the Toronto Public Library.
I am reading Getting Started with Data Science by Murtaza Haider and find it to be a compelling book. Follow me as I ready through the book and blog about what I learn.
Learn about tweepsmap software that performs analytics on twitter data. This is a useful tool for researchers and businesses who want to unlock the insights stored within dynamic twitter networks.
Use dashDB and Insights for Twitter services to collect and store Twitter data