Data Wrangling &
Welcome to Module 5!
Congrats on getting to the central content of this course!
Now that you have a basic idea of the kinds of data you can collect, you need to know what to do with the data.
In this module, we will be wrangling and analyzing data.
We will use Excel and IBM Cognos Analytics, but there's no limit to how far you can go! Feel free to use other data wrangling and analytics software if you have a preference.
Know how to data wrangle with Excel
Know how to use Cognos Analytics to analyze a dataset
Data Wrangling in Excel
Learn Cognos Analytics
Here are the two assignments for you.
1. Discussion Forum
Introduce everyone to your big data project.
Do an exercise on data wrangling.
2. Big Data Project
Work on your own project!
Complete data wrangling in Excel or Numbers and upload it to Cognos Analytics.
Make sure you upload your dataset to Cognos Analytics before you start data wrangling to see how you want to format your data.