“Data is a lot messier and noisier than people want to acknowledge”
If you want to get the most out of your data, you're going to need to treat it with respect.
Most textbooks on data tend not to dwell on practical issues because, well, it can get quite messy. But if you're organised and follow a few simple rules your data cleaning processes can be simple, fast and effective - saving you time and money.
Practical Data Cleaning is a thorough introduction to the basics of data cleaning, is perfect for beginners, and takes you through:
- Data Collection
- Data Cleaning
- Data Classification *Enhanced Section*
- Data Integrity
- Working Smarter, Not Harder
Why do things the difficult way when you can do them simply? It really is all about spending a little bit of time to organise yourself and apply some neat tips and tricks to your process.
- organise your datasets in a way that will save you time
- reduce the amount of mistakes you make when entering data into Excel
- become more productive
- get your results much faster
What’s included in the course
When you get your data organised, your data cleaning processes become much easier and faster, giving you time to plan your next holiday on company time (I won't tell the boss if you won't...).
This is what you will be learning in the Practical Data Cleaning video course.
This FREE video course will introduce you to the basic principles of why and how your data should be entered onto a single worksheet.
It will also teach you how to utilise multiple worksheets in your workbook to build a chronological flow into your data cleaning processes so you can detect when, how and where errors were introduced.
Everything is explained in simple language and is perfect for beginners.
Some Extra Stuff for You:
- Free - Practical Data Cleaning eBook
I am an award-winning software creator with a passion for turning data into a story.
A proud Yorkshireman, I now live by the sparkling shores of the East Coast of Scotland. Physicist, statistician and programmer, child of the flower-power psychedelic ‘60s, it’s amazing I turned out so normal!
Every week, while I was working as a statistician at one of the largest research hospitals in Europe, somebody would bring me their new project data and give me the tightest deadline to get it analysed. The problem was that I had to clean it first, which took me weeks every time. So I had to develop a system to get the data analysis-ready quickly – and to also teach researchers how to reduce the errors and mistakes in their data before they gave it to me.
This system was fine-tuned over several years of being a statistician, and is what I'll be teaching you in the Data Science University data cleaning courses.
I hope you get as much value out of these courses as the hundreds of researchers I've helped over the past decade.