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PJ Stats Video Series

PJ Stats Video Series

​Here is where you’ll find a catalogue of all the PJ Stats videos. You’ll need to be a member of The Hive to view them (any plan, including The Free Plan). If you need to grab a membership, you can get one here: Hive Membership Plans ​If you already have a membership, you’ll need to log…

19 Essential Tips to Clean Your Dirty Data

19 Essential Tips to Clean Your Dirty Data

Data cleaning is a waste of time. If the data had been collected properly in the first place there wouldn’t be any cleaning to do, and you wouldn’t now be faced with the prospect of weeks of cleaning to get your dataset analysis-ready. Worse still, your boss won’t understand why your analysis report isn’t on his desk…

Data Integrity – Don’t Let Chinese Whispers Kill Your Data

Data Integrity – Don’t Let Chinese Whispers Kill Your Data

​I’m sure you’ve all heard about the party game Chinese Whispers, where a message is given to a person at one end of a line and is then whispered to the next, then the next, and so on until it reaches its eventual destination at the other end. Typically, small changes in the message occur…

The One Sure-Fire Path to the Best Data Visualisation

The One Sure-Fire Path to the Best Data Visualisation

​Sometimes, when analysing your data the visualisation that you choose can end up as being a bit of an afterthought. After all, you’ve got your answer, so why waste time playing around with graphs when you can just get out there and change the world! Well, I guess you know the answer already – it’s the graph…

Getting Your Data Organised – 7 Secrets You Wished You Knew Before

Getting Your Data Organised – 7 Secrets You Wished You Knew Before

​Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. We’ve had a dataset that needed cleaning before we could start analysing it, so we started eyeing the data and fixing errors as we spot them. We convinced ourselves that it wouldn’t take long before we could get it done, then we can get on to the real…