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Excel for Managing Research: Learn How to Use Microsoft Excel as a Research Management Tool

I have used Excel for managing research since the early 1990s, when I was mentored by a grants administrator who took me under her wing. She showed me how to use abstract deadline grids, grant submission grids, and action item grids to manage research activities. Now, I’ve made these skills available to you through my online course, “MS Excel for Managing Research”!

Excel for Managing Research is a short, practical course that will give you the skills you need to run research teams and activities using this simple, flexible tool!

Classification Crosswalks: Strategies in Data Transformation

What if you have too many categories in a categorical variable? Your cardinality is too high for a chi-square analysis.

Classification crosswalks are easy to make, and can help you reduce cardinality in categorical variables, making for insightful data science portfolio projects with only descriptive statistics. Read my blog post for guidance!

Data Science Services: Which Level Is Right for You?

If you want to learn about data science online, then you want to check out all of our online learning resources, such as YouTube videos and tutorials.

Data science services online in the comfort of your own home? That’s our specialty! We give you online educational events, learning resources, courses, coaching and more!

Shapes and Images in Dataviz: Making Choices for Optimal Communication

If you use good judgment in choosing chapes and images to add to your data visualizations, your audience will be enlightened.

Shapes and images in dataviz, if chosen wisely, can greatly enhance the communicative value of the visualization. Read my blog post for tips in selecting shapes for data visualizations!

Online Courses in Data Science and Public Health

Learn about unique data science subjects, like data close-out, data collection approaches, data curation, and more!

Online courses are a good way to get professional training on your own time. Check out our online courses on topics in data science and public health.

Data Science Coaching: Improve your Grade – or your Career!

Sometimes college students need an academic coach, but other times, career professionals need advice from a peer.

Data science coaching for the right person at the right time can empower them to quickly turn around their grades in college, immediately wrap up a portfolio project, or springboard their career into management or higher! Read my blog to see how.

Portfolio Project Examples for Independent Data Science Projects

Are you a data scientist who is interested in doing independent portfolio projects to sharpen your skills? Then I strongly suggest you get a coach or a mentor.

Portfolio project examples are sometimes needed for newbies in data science who are looking to complete independent projects. This blog post provides some great examples of independent projects you can do with datasets available online!

Understanding Legacy Data in a Relational World

Data systems started being in use in the 1960s and 1970s, but these were flat systems, usually using IBM mainframes.

Understanding legacy data is necessary if you want to analyze datasets that are extracted from old systems. This knowledge is still relevant, as we still use these old systems today, as I discuss in my blog post.

Applications Basics for Data Analysts and Statisticians

Impress your colleagues with an advanced grasp of the data you are analyzing, as you demonstrate applying scientific research methods to data originating in apps! Take our online course, “Application Basics”, which is part of DPS’s Applications Series.

Applications basics are now essential knowledge if you want to do data science in healthcare. Get a crash course in applications basics!

CitePeeps: Want to Increase Citations to Your Research? Join our Online Community!

CitePeeps is an online community of scientific authors who are interested in increasing the number of citations to their written works.

CitePeeps is a new online community of scientific authors focused on increasing the number of citations to their published works. Join us!

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