Previous weeks work will be sent later.
This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.
that you have identified the business problem, translated it into an
analytics problem, identified the data needs, and acquired the data, you
will use data that you have found (or with the company’s permission you
can use its data for analysis) to resolve the analytics problem. Using
one or more of the following software applications (IBM SPSS Modeler,
SPSS Statistics, Excel, PowerBI, Tableau, or R), analyze the data so
that the findings can be used to address the established business
problem in your company.
Conduct an exploratory data analysis and
provide a draft outline describing the key features of the data and any
significant relationships and information contained in the data set
that you found. You are required to include specific screenshots of
graphs, tables, etc., that are provided:
- How did you verify that the data was reliable before proceeding?
- What problems did you find and how did you address them?
- What relationships did you find in the data?
- Are there any missing data?
- How are you going to summarize data samples?
trends with respect to any appropriate characteristics that you may
have discovered. Include relevant line graphs, pie charts, bar charts,
and scatter plots.
- What have you done to prevent the Simpson’s paradox?
you will work on a descriptive analytics. Supplement your description
with appropriate charts/figures and finalize by creating an appropriate
dashboard with PowerBI or Tableau. Include a summary that provides a
detailed overview of the data behavior you have identified based upon
the analysis. Indicate any causal relationships you found.
the data accordingly, if needed, to help describe the data behavior.
Did you have to redo your sample? Can you identify any data anomalies?
If there are anomalies, what do they represent and how do you avoid
- Indicate the steps you have taken to investigate the
quality of the data and indicate any variables you have transformed or
discarded as a result.
Provide the raw software files (Tableau or PowerBI) that you used for this assignment.
the information from your draft outline to complete, in 1,500–2,000
words, the relevant components in the Data Diagnostics and Descriptive
Summary section of the “Capstone Project Thesis Template.”
Submit your draft outline, raw data Excel files, screenshots, and the updated “Capstone Project Thesis Template.”
this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style
Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric
prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the
expectations for successful completion.