Tim Wilson BLOG

Oct. 25th: 1-Day Workshop in San Francisco – Intro to R for the Digital Analyst
Oct. 25th: 1-Day Workshop in San Francisco – Intro to R for the Digital Analyst
By on October 4, 2017

I’ll be conducting a small (up to 8 students) hands-on workshop that is an introduction to R for the digital analyst in San Francisco on Wednesday, October 25th. If you are ... read more »

Did that KPI Move Enough for Me to Care?
By on September 29, 2017

This post really… is just the setup for an embedded 6-minute video. But, it actually hits on quite a number of topics. At the core: Using a statistical method to objectively determine ... read more »

How to Build a Brain-Friendly Bar Chart in R
By on July 17, 2017

This post was inspired by a post by Lea Pica: How to Build a Brain-Friendly Bar Chart in Domo. In that post, Lea started with the default rendering of a ... read more »

R You Interested in Auditing Your Google Analytics Data Collection?
By on July 7, 2017

One of the benefits of programming with data — with a platform like R — is being able to get a computer to run through mind-numbing and tedious, but useful, ... read more »

The Trouble (My Troubles) with Statistics
By on July 3, 2017

Okay. I admit it. That’s a linkbait-y title. In my defense, though, the only audience that would be successfully baited by it, I think, are digital analysts, statisticians, and data ... read more »

“What will you do with that?” = :-(
By on April 12, 2017

Remember back when folks wrote blog posts that were blah-blah-blah “best practice”-type posts? I think this is going to be one of those – a bit of a throwback, perhaps. ... read more »

An Overview of the New Google Analytics Alerts
By on April 1, 2017

Google Analytics users have become very familiar with the “yellow ribbon” notices that appear periodically in different reports. For instance, if you have a gazillion unique page names, you may see a ... read more »

3-Day Training: R & Statistics for the Digital Analyst – June 13-15 (Columbus, OH)
By on March 8, 2017

One challenge I found over the course of last year as I worked to learn R and learn how to apply statistics in a meaningful way to digital analytics data ... read more »

Exploring Site Search (with the help of R)
By on February 12, 2017

Last week, I wrote up 10 Arbitrary Takeaways from Superweek 2017 in Hungary. There was a specific non-arbitrary takeaway that wasn’t included in that list, but which I was pretty excited to ... read more »

10 Arbitrary Takeaways from Superweek 2017 in Hungary
By on February 6, 2017

Last week, I attended the sixth annual Superweek conference outside Budapest, Hungary. I have not come away from a conference with my head buzzing as much as this since I attended ... read more »