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How to Calculate Penalty Analysis in Displayr
28 August 2018 | by Tim Ali

Get the jump on your colleagues by learning how to calculate penalty analysis. I'll explain how to calculate it in Displayr.

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Using Code to Automatically Update Text and Icons in Dashboards
25 August 2018 | by Tim Bock

We show you how you can create text and icons using code. This allows you to automatically update online dashboards based on data.

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How to Create a Sankey Diagram From a Table in Displayr
24 August 2018 | by Tim Bock

You can use Displayr to easily create a Sankey diagram from data which is in a table format. This post shows you how to create your own Sankey diagram.

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How to Connect Filters to a Combo Box (Control)
18 August 2018 | by Tim Bock

With Displayr, you can show different patterns in your data by applying filters to analyses. One way to do this is by creating filters that

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How to Create Alternative-Specific Choice Model Designs in Displayr
16 August 2018 | by Jake Hoare

Alternative-specific choice model designs are used where alternatives are described by different qualities, rather than all attributes being the same.

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How to Create a Bump Chart (Ranking Plot) from a Table Using Displayr
13 August 2018 | by Tim Bock

Bump charts, also known as ranking plots are a great way to compare rankings from different groups. I'll show you how to easily create one in Displayr.

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How to Use Hierarchical Bayes for Choice Modeling in Displayr
24 July 2018 | by Mathew McLean

Using Hierarchical Bayes for Choice Modeling doesn't have to be difficult. I'll show you how to do it easily in Displayr.

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2 Ways to Smooth Time Series in Displayr
19 July 2018 | by Carmen Chan

Displayr has two methods for smoothing time series data. One is easier for summarised data, and the second for raw data (i.e. survey responses over time). We'll...

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How to add Trend Lines to Visualizations in Displayr
17 July 2018 | by Carmen Chan

In Displayr, Visualizations support trend lines, which can be linear or non-parametric (cubic spline, Friedman’s super-smoother or LOESS).

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How to Build a Brand Funnel in Displayr using R
10 July 2018 | by Matt Steele

To illustrate this how this is done, I’m going to create a table that represents the concept of a brand funnel (similar to a purchase funnel). The

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How to Upload and Read an Excel file into Displayr
09 July 2018 | by Carmen Chan

There are three methods for uploading and reading Excel files into Displayr. In this post, I'll show you how to easily upload your data to Displayr.

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How to Aggregate Data in Displayr
05 July 2018 | by Jake Hoare

Learn how to aggregate your data. You have a data set and you need to quickly organize it. Where do you start? I'll show you how to easily aggregate your data i...

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How to add a SVG image in Displayr
02 July 2018 | by Carmen Chan

Using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a great alternative to other image formats like PNG. In this post I'll explain the advantages of SVG images and how to e...

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Querying data from Salesforce using Displayr and R
04 April 2018 | by Tim Ali

You can easily extract data from Salesforce.com using Salesforce.com API's. The API brings the Salesforce data into Displayr which can be then be analyzed.

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How to Show Sentiment in Word Clouds using Displayr
14 February 2018 | by Tim Bock

Word clouds: Use Displayr to show colour based sentiment in word clouds. A step by Step guide by Data Scientist Tim Bock.

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Using Hierarchical Bayes for MaxDiff in Displayr
16 January 2018 | by Justin Yap

Getting started Your MaxDiff data needs to be in the same format as the technology companies dataset used in previous blog posts on MaxDiff such

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Allowing Users to Filter Pages in Dashboards
13 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post describes how to set up documents to permit Displayr users to filter pages in an online document (i.e., dashboard). The user experience When

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Exporting LDA Functions from Displayr into Excel
08 December 2017 | by Jake Hoare

In this post I show how discriminant functions can be extracted from a Linear Discriminant Analysis in Displayr. Such functions are often used in Excel

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Filtering a Subset of Tables and Visualizations on a Page in Displayr
07 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

When you are working in Displayr’s edit mode, you can choose which items on a page to filter by selecting the items and applying a filter. When

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Case Study: Analyzing Survey Data
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

A case study showing the basics of creating a report from a raw survey data file, including the creation of a data set, filters, tables, and, charts.

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A Short Course for Learning Displayr
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

A DIY training course in learning Displayr. It links off to a series of other posts, each one building on concepts from the previous post.

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Case Study: Updating Reporting
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

This is the sixth in a series of blog posts designed as a DIY training course for using Displayr. It illustrates how to update analyses and reporting

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Case Study: Visualizations
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

The fifth installment in DIY training, this post illustrates a number of different ways to create, layout and format visualizations in Displayr.

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Case Study: Automatically Updating Interactive Time Series Dashboard
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

This is the third in a series of blog posts designed as a DIY training course for using Displayr. This post illustrates how to pull

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Case Study: Creating a Simple Dashboard
04 December 2017 | by Tim Bock

The first in a series of posts designed as a DIY training course for using Displayr. Step-by-step instructions for creating a simple dashboard.

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Using R to Extract Information From an Object in Displayr
30 November 2017 | by Tim Bock

Sometimes it is useful to extract a particular bit of information from an object. An object could be a table or R Output. For example, you may want

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Customizing Logos, CSS, HTML Headers, and Language in Displayr
28 November 2017 | by Tim Bock

In addition to the content and formatting that you use when creating a Displayr document, you can also: Customize the overall look of the off-page

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Automatically Append New Data to a Dataset Using Displayr
23 November 2017 | by Jake Hoare

This post explains how to use Displayr to automatically append new data to an existing dataset stored in Dropbox on a regular basis.

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How to Create a Simple Dashboard in Displayr
17 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

Learn how to create a simple dashboard in minutes with any type of data. Includes step-by-step instructions on how to create filters and real-time updates.

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How to run Linear Discriminant Analysis in Displayr
17 October 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Four easy steps to running a Linear Discriminant Analysis in Displayr including a test-train split and using a prediction accuracy table to assess the model

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Dashboard Design: 8 Types of Online Dashboards
03 October 2017 | by Tim Bock

What's the best type of online dashboards for your data? 8 types of dashboards are reviewed including KPI, PowerPoint replacement & Interactive Infographic.

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Displayr Dashboard Showcase
22 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post provides examples of different types of Dashboards created in Displayr. For each dashboard you can both view the dashboard in View mode (the

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Automatically Update Dashboards in Displayr
11 September 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post shows how to automatically update dashboards and data in Displayr and how to schedule calculations to occur automatically.

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Using Scatterplots to Chart Trends in Displayr
01 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

A scatterplot is a great way to visualize two numeric variables from a data set. In this post I describe how to extend a basic

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Adding Logos to Scatter Plots in Displayr
01 September 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Adding labels to a scatter plot is a great way to increase understanding. By using logos we can take that process a step further. Users

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Analyzing Google Trends Data in Displayr
25 August 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Using Google Trends data can add further texture to your analysis by providing a history of how popular a topic is (or was) on the

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Adding a Combo Box to a Displayr Dashboard
22 August 2017 | by Tim Bock

A combo box can be added to a Displayr document by selecting Insert > Control (More), which causes a combo box to appear in the middle of the

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Customization of Bubble Charts for Correspondence Analysis in Displayr
08 July 2017 | by Tim Bock

Advanced Customization of Bubble Charts for Correspondence Analysis in Displayr for when weak relationships are interesting.

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Using Partial Least Squares to Conduct Relative Importance Analysis in Displayr
16 June 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Partial Least Squares (PLS) is a popular method for relative importance analysis in fields where the data typically includes more predictors than observations. Relative importance analysis

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Using Support Vector Machines
Using Support Vector Machines in Displayr
05 June 2017 | by Jake Hoare

Support vector machines (SVMs) are a great machine learning tool for predictive modeling. The key thing that you need to be careful about is overfitting.

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How to Analyze MaxDiff Data in Displayr
23 May 2017 | by Chris Facer

This post discusses a number of options that are available in Displayr for analyzing data from MaxDiff experiments. For a more detailed explanation of how

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Easily Add Images to a Correspondence Analysis Map in Displayr
17 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

You can take your correspondence analysis plots to the next level by including images. Better still, you can include them from the start of your analysis.

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How to Create a MaxDiff Experimental Design in Displayr
17 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

Creating the experimental design for a max-diff experiment is easy in Displayr. This post describes how you can create and check the design yourself.

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Creating tables with multiple variables (filters and multiway tables)
02 May 2017 | by Tim Bock

It is super-simple to create a table involving one variable in Displayr: just drag it from Data Sets (bottom-left) of the screen onto a page,

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Assigning Respondents to Clusters/Segments in New Data Files in Displayr
30 March 2017 | by Tim Bock

Once you have created segments or clusters, it is often useful to assign people in other data sets to the segments (this is also known as segment

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How to Set up Your Text Analysis in Displayr
27 February 2017 | by Chris Facer
Text data can be an unwieldy beast. Whether you're analyzing tweets, reviews, or open-ended responses from a survey, you will usually need to do some...

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Twitter Sentiment Analysis Example
27 February 2017 | by Chris Facer

Sentiment analysis allows you to quickly gauge the mood of responses in your data. Here we take a look at sentiment analysis using Donald Trump's tweets.

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An Overview of Displayr for Excel Users
05 February 2017 | by Tim Bock

It will not be immediately obvious, but Excel is a key inspiration for the design of Displayr. However, when you jump into Displayr you will be

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10 ways to create variables in Displayr
10 Ways to Create New Variables in Displayr
02 February 2017 | by Tim Bock

Most data scientists have pretty clear picture of how variables should be created – and it almost certainly involves writing code. While you can take this approach in Displayr,

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Introducing Displayr: The Data Science and Reporting App for Everyone
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

In the world of startups, it is said that if you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, then you’ve launched too late.

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Introduction to Displayr 1: Overview
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock
What is Displayr? It's two apps in one.  First, it's a complete data science platform, which does everything from simple tables through to advanced machine learning....

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Introduction to Displayr 2: Getting Your Data into Displayr
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

There are lots of ways to get your data into Displayr. They range from cutting and pasting, through to writing advanced data queries in SQL and

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Introduction to Displayr 3: Creating Tables, Charts, and Other Visualizations
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

One of Displayr’s unique strengths is the creation and presentation of tables, charts, and other visualizations. This post give a quick overview of the different

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Introduction to Displayr 4: Simple Calculations
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

Once you have your data in Displayr, and have created some tables, the next step is to perform calculations using these tables as inputs.  The

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Introduction to Displayr 5: Machine Learning and Multivariate Statistics
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

This post gives a brief overview of how the more advanced data science analysis methods work in Displayr.     Which advanced data science methods are

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Introduction to Displayr 6: Automated and Reproducible Reporting
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

This is the final blog post in our series introducing Displayr’s functionality. It focuses on reporting.     Creating a report by exporting the document A Displayr document

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Displayr Roadmap
Displayr’s Product Roadmap (Revised July 23, 2019)
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

This is what the team at Displayr have been working on! This will improve your experience analyzing and visualizing your data.

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Five ways to create a filter in Displayr
5 Ways to Create a Filter in Displayr
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

This blog shows how to create a filter. Before reading this blog, make sure you check out Using Displayr to filter data, analyses, and whole

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Using Displayr to Filter Data, Analyses, and Whole Reports
31 January 2017 | by Tim Bock

Displayr’s approach to filtering is uniquely powerful. Filters can be applied to tables, charts, complex visualizations, advanced analyses, and text (with a bit of care).

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Understanding Variable Sets in Displayr
Understanding Variable Sets in Displayr: A Tutorial
24 November 2016 | by Tim Bock

Displayr has lots of tools designed to simplify data analysis. At the core of these tools is the concept of a variable set. The idea of

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