Explore the practice of data analysis. Learn about the process of applying statistical and graphical techniques to data in order to discover useful information. Identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Learn the process of applying statistical data
Identify places where you can use Excel to analyze and manage your data
Inform decisions using probability and distribution curves
Learn the basics of data analytics: using data for analysis and reporting. This beginner-level data science course is for anyone who works with data.
1h 39m • COURSE
Data Fluency: Exploring and Describing Data with Barton Poulson
Learn how anyone, in any industry, can speak the language of data analysis. Find out how to prepare data, explore it visually, and describe it using statistical methods.
4h 19m • COURSE
Statistics Foundations: The Basics with Eddie Davila
Learn to understand your data using basics of statistics, such as defining the middle, mean, and median of your data set; measuring the standard deviation; and finding outliers.
30m 22s • COURSE
Statistics Foundations: 2 with Eddie Davila
Get practical, example-based learning of the intermediate skills associated with statistics: samples and sampling, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing.
1h 56m • COURSE
Learning Excel: Data Analysis with Curt Frye
Unlock the power of your organization's data. Learn how to perform data analysis in Microsoft Excel.
2h 9m • COURSE
Managing and Analyzing Data in Excel (Office 365/Excel 2019) with Dennis Taylor
Learn easy-to-use commands, features, and functions for managing and analyzing large amounts of data in Excel 2019 and Excel for Office 365.
2h 30m • COURSE
Picking the Right Chart for Your Data with Bill Shander
Discover how to think more strategically about your data. Learn how to pick the best visual display for the type of data you're working with—and your ultimate communication goals.
1h 19m • COURSE
You'll learn data analysis skills with these experts.
Robin Hunt is a developer and educator focused on process development, data management, and custom workflows.
Robin loves to inspire people to "think something new" and has a passion for people and data. She actively seeks ways to engage in efforts that support her community and loves being an active part of the entrepreneurial and startup community that's growing in Birmingham, Alabama.
Robin has been thankful to have followed her entrepreneurial spirit and found a way to combine both her love for teaching and her technical skills as a developer. It's rare to find a developer who is also passionate about teaching or vice versa, but Robin seamlessly blends the two and gives her clients and students the best of both worlds. As a developer, she specializes in process development, data management, and customized workflow solutions. As an educator she loves all things social, data related, and searchable and analyzing them for better decision-making. You can learn more about Robin and her projects at LinkedIn.
Barton Poulson is a professor, designer, and data analytics expert.
Barton has bridged the analytic and aesthetic for most of his life, with a background in industrial design, a Ph.D. in social and personality psychology, and a deep love for data analysis and data visualization as well as the visual and performing arts. Bart is an associate professor of psychology at Utah Valley University and has studied at Brigham Young University, the University of Utah, and the City University of New York. In his role as a teacher of research and analysis, he has conducted hundreds of studies with his students on topics from social identity and aspirations to implicit preferences for poetry and architecture. Bart and his wife, Jacque Lynn Bell, a modern dance choreographer, live with their three children in beautiful Salt Lake City.
Eddie Davila is the associate chair for the Supply Chain Management program at Arizona State University.In addition to serving as associate chair, Eddie is a principal lecturer for the highly ranked Supply Chain Management program in the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Eddie has taught over 30,000 students in person and millions more online via videos and digital textbooks. His digital content is used by both top-ranked universities and Fortune 500 companies around the world. He has also provided consulting services for companies in the energy, publishing, retail, technology, global health, and agriculture industries. Eddie likes to spend his spare time on a yoga mat.
Curt Frye is the president of Technology and Society, Incorporated.He is the author of more than 40 books, including Microsoft Excel 2019 Step by Step for Microsoft Press, and has created and recorded more than 60 courses for Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. As a speaker, he has presented talks on topics including "Rhetorical Mathematics" for CLE credit at the Law and Magic conference, "Business Storytelling Using Microsoft Excel" at the ATD-Cascadia annual conference, and his Improspectives® approach to applying the techniques of improv theater to business and life for numerous audiences. As a performer, he has appeared in over 1,300 improv comedy shows with ComedySportz Portland and presents his Magic of the Mind show to theatrical and corporate audiences. Curt earned his BA in political science from Syracuse University and his MBA from the University of Illinois.
Dennis Taylor is an Excel expert who has 25+ years of experience in spreadsheet authoring and training.
Dennis has experience working as an author, speaker, seminar leader, and facilitator. Since the mid-90s, he has been the author/presenter of numerous Excel video and online courses and has traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada presenting over 300 seminars and classes. He has authored or co-authored multiple books on spreadsheet software and has presented over 500 Excel webinars to a diversity of audiences. Dennis has worked with hundreds of different corporations and governmental agencies as well as colleges and universities. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Bill Shander is CEO and founder of Beehive Media, an information design and data visualization agency.
Beehive's clients include knowledge-driven organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, the World Economic Forum, Booz & Company, and Harvard University. Beehive helps their clients convert abstract concepts into tangible and understandable experiences via smart information design and data visualization.
Shander speaks at conferences and gives workshops for clients on data visualization, covering topics such as why data visualization is essential in today's marketing world (especially for firms that use thought leadership as a platform) and how to think visually and interactively.