Wanted: Data Library Project Manager

The Library has been quiet lately, mostly because the Director doesn’t have time to properly manage projects, and because he’s not very good at it. So, we’d like to find a volunteer to manage projects.  This is a volunteer role that would involve:...

Data Contest Hangouts

Here is the schedule for the data contest hangouts this week. The next one is Monday at noon, and will present tips on accessing data from the Ambry databases. We’ll be broadcasting these events via Hangouts on Air. Visit our Google+ Page to attend the...

Tools for the Data Contest

The Student Data Contest is in less than two weeks, so it’s time to get your tools ready. If you are a student and want a shot at $2,100 in prizes, signup for the contest.  One of the best tools available for quickly visualizing data is Tableau, and best of all,...

Student Data Analysis Contest

Along with SDSU and Teradata, the San Diego Regional Data Library is running a data analysis contest for San Diego area High School and College students. The contest starts February 28. Top prize is $1200. For complete details and to register, see the contest...

Software For Data Analysis

For the Dig Into Data meetup this Wednesday, we’ll be talking about tools to use for analyzing data. If you’d like to follow along in the meeting, you can install these tools before you arrive. The two applications are: Tableau public, for analyzing...