Data catalogs

Plotly: Insights For All

We know Plotly has been a popular choice among data.world members for quite some time. When you browse through data.world’s bank of free and open data, you can see it in the way members like @monsieurwagner have leveraged Plotly open-source libraries and our datasets...

Explore a new universe of data with SQL

Working with new data can be overwhelming. How do you extract information and knowledge from the facts sitting in front of you? In this article, we’ll explore a new dataset. We’ll ask, then answer, a number of common types of questions. Exercises and the full dataset...

Many Ways To Import Your Data

“How can I get my data into data.world?” We hear that question often enough. It’s tough to upload and continuously update the assets powering your data work. When your data lives in different places and is updated at different rates, it gets even more complicated....

Mixpanel + data.world: How To Import Your Data

Mixpanel is an phenomenal web analytics platform. It happens to be one we use at data.world and our favorite feature is JQL. JQL — JavaScript Query Language — uses the full power of a robust and popular programming language, JavaScript, to let you analyze your data in...

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...

Extra powers, with Power BI.

Do you know which Business Intelligence and Analytics Platform Gartner has recognized as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for ten consecutive years? Not just that, but do you know which one has also received the highest rating around their vision for the last two...

We’re on IFTTT!

One reason we focus on making it easy to share data is the disproportional nature of the benefits — one person taking a few minutes to publish a single dataset can help a lot of people save hours of searching and cleaning; it can help data.world community members...

data.world + Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is arguably the most widely used data tool in the world. Excel is simple, versatile and powerful, which makes it perfect for a wide variety of users. At data.world we recognize that, and want to create the most seamless experience for you to use your...

Stop emailing spreadsheets!

Hey data people, how many times has this happened to you? You have a hunch about something impacting your business, maybe there’s a region with declining sales or maybe you think there’s some nefarious activity on your website that’s skewing numbers, so you email your...