The field of Data Science and the role of a Data Scientist are hot commodities right now. IBM predicts the demand for Data Scientist will increase 28% by the year 2020. [14] Demand is so high in fact, that in the screenshot below, I show an advertisement from one of many companies that offer data […]

Readers: I wanted to share these DataViz cookies from Dr. Sarah Supp (@srsupp) that were the inspiration for Kelly Gilbert (@kelly_gilbert) to create her version of DataViz cookies. We need to have a DataViz cookie contest at TC19, I think! Best regards, Michael

Readers: I saw this tweet on Twitter from Kelly Gilbert (@kelly_gilbert) and had to share. Very creative! Best regards, Michael

Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

Readers: For most of us who have been in the field of Information Technology (IT) for a while, we have either purchased or borrowed a programming book from the O’Reilly library of books. For nearly 40 years, O’Reilly has been partnering with people to bring big ideas to life. From the start of the world […]

Chris Love Bio Chris has an extensive background in data analysis spanning 10 years; initially working in SAS and SQL, he was asked to evaluate an early version of Alteryx 8 years ago and hasn’t looked back since. Empowered by this new technology, and with an advantage over his peers who were using more traditional […]

Source: –, The Logistics of Santa Claus, Broadstreet, December 25, 2015, http://www.broadsheet.ie/2015/12/25/yu