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Bite-Sized Videos For Beginners

Each of these Videos For Beginners is just long enough to get you started, with room to dive into the topic when you feel ready.

If you’re a visual learner you probably enjoy watching a video to get started with a new tool or concept. The trouble is, there are so many videos that try and tackle a whole lot all at once.

This post is a list of bite-sized videos and handy tips. Each video introduces a concept or tool in under 15 minutes. Just the right amount of time to get you started, with room to dive into the topic when you feel ready.

Jump in at any point, and learn something new.


Working on Projects

Being a great Data Analyst or Developer is more than just churning out code. It’s important to learn how to listen to stakeholders and determine what it is they need … not what they think they need.

You don’t need to be a BA or Project Manager, but having the skills to gather requirements is beneficial

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SQL and Database

If you prefer seeing SQL in action rather than reading about it, this is a good place to start. There are plenty of bite-sized tutorials that can show you the basics of SQL and Big Data tooling.

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Career

Learning how to learn and move beyond tutorials is a turning point for junior analysts and developers. These videos show how to tackle this and touch on some of the other challenges we all face.

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Data Visualisation

Just pulling a data set out of the database isn’t the end of an analysts job. Interpreting the story behind the numbers and bringing it to life is just as important.

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Excel

Excel tips and tricks are the perfect candidates for a short video. Excel is used across organisations big and small and will most likely be your visualisation tool if your workplace doesn’t have a speciality tool.

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By Helen Anderson

I’m passionate about technology and building data applications.