Getting data into Excel
Data doesn’t always come in properly formatted Excel spreadsheets. Before you can analyze data in Excel, it first needs to be in a usable format. In this hands-on session, we will cover the importance of data types, delimiters and fixed-width columns to make the import process as smooth as possible.
This session is good for: Excel beginners, though anyone is welcome.
Lauryn Schroeder (@laurynschroed) is an investigative data reporter for the San Diego Union-Tribune. She previously worked for The Associated Press and took part in major data investigations with The Washington Post. She won an IRE award in 2013 for a series on shaken-baby syndrome, a controversial diagnosis that has led to hundreds of questionable, child abuse and murder convictions nationwide.
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