Category Archives for Portfolio

Datasets for Building a Data Analysis Portfolio

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Association of Public Data Users (APDU) Conference. My favorite part of the conference was talking to people who work with federal data on a daily basis. Overall I found people to be passionate about their work and eager to share information about it. I know many of […]

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Upcoming Talk at the Bay Area R Users Group (BARUG)

Next Tuesday (August 8) I will be giving a talk at the Bay Area R Users Group (BARUG). The talk is titled Beyond Popularity: Monetizing R Packages. Here is an abstract of the talk: This talk will cover my initial foray into monetizing an open source R package. In 2015, a year after publishing the initial […]

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Workshop on Monetizing R Packages

Last week I gave a talk at the San Francisco EARL Conference about monetizing R packages. The talk was well received, so this Thursday at 9am PT I will be giving the same presentation as a live workshop. This workshop covers my initial foray into monetizing choroplethr, which occurred in 2015. You will learn: Why I […]

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Upcoming Talk on Monetizing R Packages

In early June I will be speaking at the San Francisco EARL Conference about my experience monetizing my own open source R packages. This is quite an exciting talk for me, as it will be the first time that I speak about this topic! If you will be at the conference, please contact me so we […]

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How to Reach More People with your Next Data Science Talk

Speaking publicly about your data science projects is one of the best things you can do for your portfolio. Writing your presentation will help you refine what your project is, who it is for, and how it relates to other work in the area. Giving your presentation at a live, in-person event will make a large impact on […]

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Live Event: Blogging for Data Scientists

This Thursday at 10am I will be doing a live event with John Sonmez, the founder of SimpleProgrammer. The presentation is titled Blogging for Data Scientists. John was a major influence on me when I started publishing online in 2015. At that time I wasn’t sure if it made sense for me to create a blog, or a website […]

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Live Training: Using Email for your Data Science Portfolio

This Friday at 9am PT I will be running a live training titled Using Email for your Data Science Portfolio. Within the world of online communication, email is the best way to build relationships with people who value your work. This training will explain why this is, and how you can apply it to your own portfolio. Here’s a simple […]

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Choosing Software to Publish your Data Science Portfolio

I’ve recently spoken to several people who Have decided to create a portfolio of their data science projects Are new to online publishing They frequently have questions about the actual mechanics of publishing their portfolio online. A common email I get is this: I want to create a portfolio to highlight my data science projects. What’s the […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Positioning Your Data Science Portfolio

This Wednesday at 10am I will be hosting a webinar with Philip Morgan on Positioning Your Data Science Portfolio. If you are interested in creating a Data Science Portfolio that positions you as an expert in your field, then I encourage you to attend. Click Here to Register An Unpositioned Portfolio I had been developing a portfolio for […]

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New Facebook Group: Profitable Portfolios Community

Today I am happy to announce a new Facebook group: The Profitable Portfolios Community. This group is anyone who wants to create a portfolio of data science projects. Creating a portfolio is one of the best things that I’ve done for my career: it’s allowed me to explore projects I care about in depth, and has connected […]

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