It’s Great To Be New At Something

I’ve been setting up my site for the last few days and found a lot of things to work on. The theme right, the layout, enabling SSL and anti-spam and a host of other things. There’s a lot that goes into running a website, and I certainly haven’t covered it all yet! While I was slightly Read More

Heading Towards Data Science

I am always looking for an easier way of getting and understanding information from the Data Science community. It’s expected to find great ones in Data Science publications on the web, but it took me a little by surprise to find one on Medium! Medium is a publishing platform for authors and communities, that lets people Read More

Welcome To IainSaunders.uk!

After much consideration, and discussing several different options with my lovely wife, I have finally decided to go ahead with my own website; IainSaunders.uk. Welcome! Although it might seem like a really easy name for me to use, I spent a couple of weeks trying to figure out what exactly to name it. My main obstacle Read More

Master Excel Reporting With PowerPivot And CUBE Formulas

Here’s a post for the Excel nerds out there, because this was so helpful to me over the past couple of days that it is worth talking about. For non-Excel nerds, if you work in analysis or reporting, give this post a quick glance at least, you might pick up something useful!

STRESS! Sometimes It’s Just Physical

Last week I was suffering from some minor neck pain. Normally I would have associated this with stress, but while I have been putting pressure on myself to learn new things at a greater pace than before, I didn’t feel particularly stressed, so I found this puzzling. In these cases, a couple of good nights’ sleep Read More

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (And It’s All Small Stuff)

Yes, this post title has been directly pinched from the title (and subtitle) of a very famous book; Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff by Richard Carlson. If you don’t have this book, you should make a point to pick it up. If you do have this book, I encourage you to read it or re-read it.

How Do We Know If We’re Relaxing Or Procrastinating?

So far this Easter Holiday, I’ve completed (though not officially) two courses from the Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization on Coursera and am one quarter of the way through the next one, with two further courses to go. Luckily, this didn’t require me being strapped to the desk for the whole time, I’ve managed to fit Read More

Linear Regression for Business: Review

So it’s been about a week since I started studying the Coursera course Linear Regression for Business Statistics in the Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization. One of my early thoughts was how thankful I am that in this course you can submit your answers on the practice quizzes even when auditing the course. This instant feedback Read More