Articles by George Mount

Why data analysts should learn to code

April 10, 2021 | George Mount

When many hear “data analytics” these days, they think of graphical user interface (GUI)-driven business intelligence (e.g. Tableau), data warehousing (e.g. Snowflake), or data preparation (e.g. Alteryx) platforms. These tools have their place (some more than others) in the analytics stack. But rather than focus on ...
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What is the “data analytics stack?”

August 8, 2020 | George Mount

A poor craftsman blames his tools. But if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. It’s common for web developers or database adminstrators to refer to their “stack” of tools used to do the job, but I’ve never heard this moniker used for data ...
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Python-Powered Excel (O’Reilly Online Learning)

August 7, 2020 | George Mount

I’m pleased to present a new O’Reilly Online Learning session on Python-Powered Excel on Friday Sept 18th at 12p Eastern. The session is free to attend for all subscribers to the fantastic O’Reilly Online Learning platform. Check your employer or university for an institutional account, or really, ...
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