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1080 By The Numbers

1080 By The Numbers

If you have lived in New Zealand for long enough, I am sure you would have heard of the poison 1080, used by the Department of Conservation (DOC) as a form of pest control. 1080 can be used in bait stations or by airdrop, which is used for many of the remote and hard...

Keeping your brain busy while in lock down

Keeping your brain busy while in lock down

Many places all over the world are currently in self-isolation mode in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In New Zealand, lock down started on Thursday March 26, which means that some people are able to work from home. At OptimalBI, we are working from home and on the...

I tried the Qlik Data Literacy course

I tried the Qlik Data Literacy course

I've spent the last 8 years of my life surrounded by data nerds, and while I've learned so many new things about data, I can not even pretend I'm a data nerd myself.  An enthusiast for sure, but a nerd... no way! I lack what my peers would consider the hammer and...

Open Source Datasets

Open Source Datasets

Have you ever needed data for a work or academic project? If so, are there any good sites on the internet where you can easily access data? I have had to complete several projects at work where I had to build reports in various BI tool (Qlik and PowerBI). I needed to...