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Analytics Dispatch 2/7/2022

Good groundhog, bad meteorologist

NEW FROM MODE
Visual Explorer for Executives and Stakeholders
Visual Explorer makes it easier for analysts to switch between data-heavy visualizations and generating limitless visualizations in a highly flexible environment. It also makes it easier for anyone to explore data, without the help of the data team. - Mode Blog

FEAR THE WALKING DEADLINES
Planning Quantitative Work
When someone says “I need this analysis by next Friday,” what do you do? - Counting Stuff

SURE, PHIL
Groundhogs Do Not Make Good Meteorologists
Like Groundhog Day itself, these charts are all in good fun. - FiveThirtyEight

DON’T BURY THE LEDE
startr: A Template for Data Journalism Projects in R
This project structures the data analysis process, reducing the amount of time you'll spend setting up and maintaining a project. Essentially, it's an "opinionated framework" like Django, Ruby on Rails or React, but for data journalism. - The Globe and Mail

DRIP, DRIP, DRIP
Service Pressure
Data teams aren't service organizations, but we can learn a lot from those that are. - benn.substack

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