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Oct 11, 2019   |  By Harry Glaser
One of the best parts of building an advanced analytics tool for today’s most data-driven organizations is that our team has a daily opportunity to interact with people who are at the forefront of the modern data revolution. The outstanding data teams at companies like Uber, Tinder, and Oscar Health have used data analysis to turn opportunity into reality in their industries. When we talk about turning data teams into superheroes, these are exactly the people and scenarios we have in mind.
Oct 9, 2019   |  By Neha Kumar
To see more content like this and to communicate with data experts like you, join the community. Here's the scenario: you just used SQL and have an output that shows the results you want, but it isn't optimally displayed. Instead of writing cumbersome case when statements, unions/union alls, we can quickly use a few short functions in Python or R to achieve this outcome. Not only is this easier to write, it is computationally faster since Python and R are built to handle these operations.
Oct 1, 2019   |  By Neha Kumar
Sankey diagrams are a very easy-to-digest way to look at the flow of objects between different points. The example we will walk through here is a basic Sankey overview, leveraging data from a fictional gaming company. The emphasis of this post is focused on how to get your pandas dataframe data into something that can be used by in a Sankey diagram. The Sankey set up itself is modeled after the first example in the documentation here.
Sep 25, 2019   |  By Neha Kumar
Gantt charts are a great way to show which projects and tasks different teams are working on at a given time. This chart type is heavily used by Project Managers, Task Managers, and anyone else managing multiple workflows. Using the Periscope Data by Sisense Python Integration, we have built a function that allows users to create Gantt charts, with the flexibility to alter a few parameters.
Sep 18, 2019   |  By Scott Castle
When it comes to product management, there is no one golden metric. There’s not even a short list. The quantity of available data and the uniqueness of each product make it very difficult to suggest real apples-to-apples product comparisons at any scale.
Nov 19, 2018   |  By
Businesses across the globe are rushing to analyze their data and turn insights into competitive advantages. Before you can successfully invest in a data tool, you need to answer a series of important questions. How can you combine the various data sources for a unified analysis? Who will use the platform and what skills do they need? Who will be consuming the data that comes out of these data dives?
Nov 19, 2018   |  By
You already know how valuable data can be for your business, but you might not know exactly which tactics will generate business value from your data. The key is building a data team to help translate every business question into a data-informed decision, so you never act on hunches again.
Sep 16, 2018   |  By
In this guide, you’ll learn some simple tips for creating data analytics infrastructure using SQL. We’ll go through an explanation of some foundational concepts you’ll need to manipulate your data and make it valuable, with useful SQL code examples at every step along the way.
Sep 1, 2018   |  By
Citizen data scientists can bring a lot of new knowledge to the analysis process, but they need to be trained to ensure that they're producing correct conclusions. This guide details steps a team can take to set the stage for analysts from business teams and provide them with the tools and culture they need to succeed.
Aug 1, 2018   |  By
With Periscope Data discovery for business, citizen data scientists from a range of business teams will be given direct access to datasets to look for new insights. To help on this search, the Periscope team has compiled some tips to serve as a guide for the exploration, charting and storytelling process.
Apr 24, 2019   |  By Periscope Data
Learn how our customers use Periscope Data for product management.
Apr 2, 2019   |  By Periscope Data
Whether you’re running queries or running businesses, Periscope Data helps everyone in your company answer complex questions using data.
Jan 14, 2019   |  By Periscope Data
Periscope Data's Harry Glaser presented at the ODSC West Conference in 2018 about data teams and their ethical and moral role in managing AI.
Dec 17, 2018   |  By Periscope Data
Periscope Data’s panel of internal data experts and trailblazing customers fields questions about important issues in the data industry. Topics include using data to drive a product roadmap, disaster recovery and best practices for managing users through growth.
Dec 17, 2018   |  By Periscope Data
There’s a lot of work to do to transform raw data into data-driven decisions. Each company has unique data needs, but there’s a universal need to clarify responsibilities, roles and processes to get the most out of data. Our data-driven panel discusses horizontal vs. vertical workflows, centralized vs. decentralized data teams and generalists vs. specialists.