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“Periodic” update 16th – 10th April

Hello again! So what have I been up to lately? Working with a client to develop a machine learning model to predict outcomes, using that handy standby linear regression. Alteryx makes setting up the test and validation samples really easy, … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish (oh who am I kidding?) update 2nd-6th April

OK, its been a hectic month. Not that I’m complaining, I like hectic. This week I’ve been: Working with Alternate Providers on some BI dashboards. We now have a great dataset covering both APs and universities so we can make … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish Update 5th-9th March 2018

Travel! If there’s one thing I miss about being in research it was the travelling around talking to people. This week I was back in Ireland for the first time in years. What have I been up to? Giving some talks and … Continue reading

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So much for the weekblog. I haven’t updated it since before the holidays! Oh well, lets see if we can kick this off again. This week I’ve been: Teaching students at the University of Bolton. I’ve been working with Foundation students … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish update 11th December – 15th December

The snow has been falling, there is a tree covered in multicoloured LEDs blinking in the corner of the room, as well as on my Bing start page, and the entire family has colds, so Christmas is immanent. However, as … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish update 4th December – 8th December

I’m going to get the hang of this weekblog thing. Eventually. Maybe a New Year’s Resolution? Anyway, this week I’ve been: Presenting two workshops on Free & Open Source Software under a joint Cetis and OSS Watch banner. This is … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish update 13th November – 1st December

OK, I really, really am terrible at blogging weekly. Its probably only going to get worse! Recently (-ish) I’ve been… Working with three teams of analysts on agile business intelligence projects through Jisc’s Analytics Labs structure. I’m working with a great … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish update 30th October – 10th November

I’m really not great at making sure this happens every week. In my defence, I’ve been incredibly busy with client work! So I’ve been… Working with three teams of analysts on agile business intelligence projects. I have a team at … Continue reading

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Weekly-ish update 23rd-27th October

I’m much better at this weekly blogging thing when I’m not so busy! So, last week I was mostly…. Presenting and facilitating at the Jisc/HESA Analytics Labs Community Dashboards Expert Group. This brought together a lot of the analysts involved … Continue reading

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Weekly Update, 2nd – 6th October

Another week, another blog post. What have I been doing lately? Working with colleagues at Jisc on Analytics Labs and DfE Labs. Working with a client at the OECD. Writing client case studies for the new Cetis LLP website. Its only … Continue reading

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