Option #1: Dataset Value
The following free data set options have graphical representations of the data. Choose one of the datasets to download and analyze.
Choose Excel, R, or Tableau to analyze your data. Click the link below to access tutorials for each tool from Lynda.com:
- Excel (Links to an external site.)
- R (Links to an external site.) (free download included)
- Tableau (Links to an external site.)
Write a 3-5-page paper answering the following questions:
- What tool did you use to analyze the data and why? Tool options are listed on the websites, including Excel, R, and Tableau. Was the tool appropriate for the analysis of the selected data?
- Use the software to provide high level views of the data in tabular and graphical form. Use the Help Options on the tool or refer to the Tutorials from Lynda.com
- Describe the data. Is it structured or unstructured?
- Apply the results as the organizational data analyst. What does the data tell us? Who should use the data?
- How would you communicate your findings to your manager?
- Assignment should follow APA guidelines with respect to use of subheadings, 1” margins, and double-spaced. Use the CSU-Global APA Instructions. (Links to an external site.)
- Page length requirements for the assignment exclude the title page and the reference page. References need to include your textbook plus two additional credible academic references. All sources used, including your textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations and cited per APA guidelines. Use of the CSU Global library is necessary.