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DataHero Partners with Quandl

December 10th, 2013

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We’re excited to announce our new partnership with Quandl, a leading provider of data, to provide sample data sets for our users!  First time users aren’t always sure where to start with DataHero. To make the learning curve ever easier, we wanted to provide some great datasets that allow users to understand how to use DataHero and get comfortable with its functionality.

Quandl is a provider of data in a myriad of categories and shares similar goals as DataHero in wanting to make data accessible to everyone. We worked closely with Quandl to come up with a variety of interesting data for our users, from real estate statistics to data about your favorite football team.  Now, when you log into DataHero you’ll have the option of choosing one of the sample datasets from Quandl:

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Drag and drop data attributes onto the chart canvas to get a feel for how DataHero works, and to find answers within the data you’re analyzing. The graph below is from the energy data set, where you can analyze energy consumption by date, sector and more:

DataHero Energy Consumption by Sector

Creating a column chart that displays change is simple, just click the comparison chart button in the top right. There are plenty more features like this that make your data easy to explore in DataHero.

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DataHero’s sample datasets from Quandl are just the first step in providing more data to our users, subscribe to our email list to get updates on future offerings!

 

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