GETTING STARTED | DASHBOARD DESIGN | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Build A Dashboard To Adventure Through Data From The World Factbook With KNIME Analytics Platform

Photo by Chris Lawton on Unsplash.

Introduction: Call To Adventure

I’m a huge fan of The World Factbook. It’s a well respected online resource of country data that includes maps, flags, one page summaries and more. I’ve been using it for years and it does not disappoint (Figure 1).


GETTING STARTED | FILTERING AND SORTING | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Understanding Medal Distribution from The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Using the Top k Selector node in KNIME Analytics Platform

Female runners in a track competition running around a curve in the track.
Photo by Nicolas Hoizey on Unsplash.

Introduction: Where Are All My Medals At?

So you want to quickly identify the top and bottom 10 gold medal winning countries from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. You want to do this efficiently and maybe with the fewest nodes possible.

With the Top k Selector node you can quickly and easily sort and filter your data based…


USING HAVEN OR FOREIGN R LIBRARIES TO LOAD SPSS FILES AND MORE!

Originally posted on: https://knime.tips/will-it-import-knime-and-r-in-harmony/

There are a number of great blogs (and a book!) out there that exhaustively answer the KNIME question of ‘will they blend?‘.

As a long time KNIME user I know that as long as I can get the data into KNIME it WILL blend. Something I…


DATA STORIES | WORD WRANGLING | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Building a dynamic thesaurus in just a few steps

As first published in KNIME.Tips

I recently wanted a way to lookup word synonyms and antonyms from within my workflow to incorporate results more easily into an analysis I was doing. I wanted a way to grab a word with a list of synonyms/antonyms or related and append them to…


When you need to transform your data, calculate values, cleanup text, add new columns and more, look no further than KNIME’s powerful expressions nodes.

This is the first in a series of articles and videos that explain how to use the Column Expressions and Variable Expressions nodes. …


Welcome to article #2 in my series focused on KNIME Expressions nodes. In this video I will be covering the join function in both the and Variable Expressions nodes .

Download the follow-along workflow here: https://hub.knime.com/knimetips/spaces/Public/latest/Column_Expressions_KNIME_TIPS

join() is a simple but powerful function that will help elevate and simplify…


DATA STORIES | HR ANALYTICS | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Open source visual programming for scalable HR Analytics

In my job as a senior analyst, I leverage technology to provide insights around talent acquisition data — all of the data points from application to hire. Recently, I worked on a project that relied on capturing up-to-date roster data from across a number of departments. …


KNIME is an amazing tool (did I mention it’s free and available here?), but it’s not without it quirks and hiccups that rear up from time to time. …


GETTING STARTED | CUSTOMIZATION | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Making your components more user friendly and functional

Add some flair to your hard work and help out the End User by adding an image, detailed description and helpful port information to your KNIME Components.

First open KNIME and then the Component by holding the CTRL button and double-clicking OR by right clicking and selecting Component -> Open.


GETTING STARTED | CUSTOMIZATION | KNIME ANALYTICS PLATFORM

Make your workspace feel like your own!

We all want to be able to configure the look and feel of our workspace and our workflows. Luckily, KNIME is an expansive sandbox that provides a lot of configuration and control over how things appear, though some of these configuration options can be tricky to find.

I’m going to…

John Denham

I am a Senior Data Analyst and am passionate about empowering people to make the most of their data. I run the website KNIME.tips.

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