Showcasing your data work using Insights

Showcasing your data work using Insights

So you’re working on your first data project on data.world. (Don’t know about data projects yet? Check out part 1 and part 2.) Often, one of the hardest parts of a data analyst’s job is capturing the output of work and analysis and presenting that in a way that makes...
Introducing Data Projects

Introducing Data Projects

When we launched data.world, we knew that the most significant problem in our crosshairs was how to make the first mile of data work more manageable: finding, exploring, and contextualizing data, all while making it effortless to slice, dice, and join using the power...
Civic Data Wrangling: in R and on data.world

Civic Data Wrangling: in R and on data.world

Originally posted on RViews One of the most valuable things I have learned working on Data for Democracy’s Medicare drug spending project has been the value of collaborative tools. It has been my first in-depth experience using Github collaboratively, for one, but it...
On Discovering Data

On Discovering Data

OK… I’ll say it. Data discovery is broken. At data.world, we focus deeply on first-mile data problems like discovery, exploration, collaboration, and joining. With well over 18 million open datasets out there today, finding the perfect data for your project or...
New feature: Topical dataset discussions

New feature: Topical dataset discussions

You may have noticed a few changes to the discussions feature on the data.world dataset pages. During the course of our research and user interviews, discussion, documentation, and commentary about data were identified as valuable context that get lost or locked away....