Getting Certified in BI Reporting

From looking into the learning around Power BI, it seems like the difficult part is combining data and adding calculated measures. For the last 9 months, I’ve been using Power Query and for the last 4 months I’ve been using Power Pivot. Both of these are the backend in Power BI that drive all the data Read More

Learning To Relax

I’ve been thinking about how I take care of myself, which makes this article my wife shared with me quite timely! https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/millennials-burnout-generation-debt-work Basically millenials, those of us in the 22 to 38 age range, are burning out. This is because we are trying to do everything just like our parents did. But the current economical and Read More

Preparing Myself For The Future

Something that I have always been comfortable and good at is learning new work skills. My Excel skills for example have only gotten better and better and been the backbone of my career for the last 5 years. With all of the different jobs I’ve undertaken that were heavily Excel focused, I’ve also developed great analytical Read More

Interrupting bad behaviours to replace them with good

I’ll be honest, for a little while I let myself get wrapped up in news stories. Predominantly the stuff going on with Trump in the US and the nonsense going on over here with Brexit. Sure, some of it was entertaining and we all like to let ourselves get a little outraged sometimes, but following the Read More

I Underestimated Data Science

I didn’t realise I was going to have to learn Linear Algebra and Calculus for this degree. It was silly of me really to so far underestimate what I would need to learn. From what I had read online, python or r can do all the work for you, you just need to learn the language Read More

Blogs Are Awesome Because…

Blogs are awesome because they can be about anything in the world that you want them to be. My personal blog right here for example, is about Data Science, Business Analysis, Excel and my life. Maybe I could focus on just one topic, but to me that would be dull and you wouldn’t get a flavour Read More