Reflections from TDWI’s Data Science Boot Camp

    News & Events

Senturus VP of Learning Solutions Albert Valdez attended the Data Science Bootcamp at the August TDWI conference. Skeptical of anything that smells like a fad, this long-time data geek wanted to sniff out more about this hot new subject and see if it qualifies as a real form of science. In his blog he shares his takeaways.

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Manually Scrubbing Data in Excel Is Bad for Your Analytics Health

    Business Strategy & Perspectives

It is estimated that companies waste over $60 billion annually by manually scrubbing data in Excel just so it can be used in a visualization tool like Tableau. Not only does this practice waste time and money, it isn’t scalable. It leads to inaccuracies, redundancies, performance limitations and security issues. The answer is to automate these data transformation processes and store the data in a data repository.

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