QueenOfData

Data+Women Germany

I’m one of the co-leads of Data+Women Germany. Use this page to browse content from our past meetings:

  • Sarah Bartlett: Skills For Success: Tips To Help You Become A Better Data Analyst
  • Lena Reick: Dual Axes In Tableau: Double The Axes, Double The Analytics
  • Emily Kund: Accessibility In Data Visualization
  • Daria Voronova: The Power Of Freedom That Lives Within, Or: How To Find Your Authentic Path And Make Your Dreams Come True
  • Alison Holland: Quantifying User Feedback – How Text Mining Helped Me Become A Better Listener To Our Users
  • Corinna Müller: Data Modeling with SQL

Sarah Bartlett: Skills for Success: Tips To Help You Become A Better Data Analyst

Sarah walked us through her top 9 tips on the road to becoming a data analytics expert.

  1. Master the basics.
  2. Practice regularly.
  3. Ask the right questions.
  4. Study design fundamentals.
  5. Publish your work.
  6. Engage with the community.
  7. Get certified.
  8. Leverage community resources.
  9. Teach others.

Check out her slides, read up on her blog, follow Sarah on Twitter, and watch the recording of the event:


Lena Reick: Dual Axes In Tableau: Double The Axes, Double The Analytics

Lena talked about her favourite Tableau feature: dual axes. Nicknamed “Miss Dual Axes” by her colleagues, she introduced us to use cases and no-go’s around dual axes in data visualization.

You can find plenty of dashboards using dual axes in her Tableau Public portfolio. You should also follow her on Twitter and watch the recording of her session:


Emily Kund: Accessibility In Data Visualization

Emily inspired us all with her primer on accessibility in data viz. She showed us the many ways in which we should cater to a diverse audience, educated us on inclusive design, and opened up a multitude of paths for us to create data visualization experiences that target all audiences.

As an entrepreneur and Quiz Queen, Emily offers loads of insightful content, make sure to check out her website. Follow her on Twitter, as well, and watch the recording of her talk as well as use her slides as reference:


Daria Voronova: The Power Of Freedom That Lives Within, Or: How To Find Your Authentic Path And Make Your Dreams Come True

Daria lead us through her journey in data analytics, telling us about the crossroads she passed, the decisions she had to make, the development she now looks back on, and how to flourish by pursuing your passion.

Check out Daria’s company page TableauLytics and her Tableau Public portfolio. Reach out to Daria via Twitter, LinkedIn, or email. Find the recording of Daria’s session here:


Alison Holland: Quantifying User Feedback – How Text Mining Helped Me Become A Better Listener To Our Users

A lot of user feedback comes in written form and it can be tricky to keep track of the most pressing issues. Text mining in R opened a whole new analysis opportunity that began with analysing written feedback in surveys, then evolved into combining reviews, customer support feedback and survey feedback in a visual and quantifiable way. Alison led us through her process of survey analytics.

Check out Alison’s blog, her GitHub, and connect with her on LinkedIn. She also recommends these following resources for you to delve into:

Text Mining in R:

Quantifying UX:

Find the recording of Alison’s session here:


Corinna Müller: Data Modeling with SQL

Corinna gave us an introduction into data modeling using SQL to make sure your data is in the right shape to build a report in Tableau without using an extra ETL tool.

You can connect with Corinna on LinkedIn. She mentioned the following resources during her session, so check these out:

  • Database: PostgreSQL
  • Data: Tableau Bookstore (tables used in demo: Book, Edition, Author, TradingDates)
  • the finished SQL statement (uploaded as text file)
  • SQL Island, a game to learn SQL by playing (if it shows up in German, go to the menu with the three horizontal lines and select the third option “Sprache wechseln” to change language to English or Português)

Watch the recording of Corinna’s session on YouTube: