CP006: How to be a better analyst? – Road map for getting better at Data Analysis & Improving your career prospects
In the 6th session of Chandoo.org podcast, we focus on making you a better analyst.
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What is in this session?
One of the most popular questions I get, goes like this:
I recently became an analyst. I want to succeed in my work. How do I go about it?
So in this episode, lets explore the road map to becoming a better analyst.
- Announcement about Easter Egg hunt
- Why become a better analyst?
- The road map for becoming a better analyst – BETTER framework
- B for Business Knowledge
- E for Examining user needs
- T for Thinking about analysis
- T for Tools of Trade ie Excel
- E for Expression
- R for Refining yourself
See the mind-map aside (click on it to expand) to understand the BETTER framework.
Go ahead and listen to the show
Links & Resources mentioned in this session:
Easter Egg Hunt:
Resources to learn Excel
- Understanding Data
- Excel Tables
- Ad-hoc Analysis Tools in Excel
- Charting & Reporting
- Automation & VBA
Making Interactive Charts in Excel
Spreadsheet Errors & Auditing
- Handling Errors in Spreadsheets
- Using IFERROR function
- Spreadsheet Auditing & Risk Management – 4 part article
- Go to Special – your best friend for spreadsheet auditing
Transcript of this session:
Are you becoming better analyst?
As a CEO of a small company, most of my time is spent on analysis & decision making. So I am always looking for ways to improve my skills.
What about you? How do you become better at your job. Please share your tips, ideas & inspiration in the comments.
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