Articles by HighlandR

The Run(chart)ing Man

April 5, 2017 | HighlandR

Measurement for improvement in healthcare with R and Qlik - My not so secret obsession Anyone in the small subset of the Earth’s population who both read this blog AND follow me on Twitter will know that I spend a lot of time at work eithe...
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The Run(chart)ing Man

April 5, 2017 | HighlandR

Measurement for improvement in healthcare with R and Qlik - My not so secret obsession Anyone in the small subset of the Earth’s population who both read this blog AND follow me on Twitter will know that I spend a lot of time at work eithe... [Read more...]

R to the Rescue

January 14, 2017 | HighlandR

A strategy for gathering scattered spreadsheet data with R - A simple request Recently I was tasked with extracting data from multiple spreadsheets so that it could be included in a report. Seemed like a fairly innocuous request, but it tur... [Read more...]

R to the Rescue

January 14, 2017 | HighlandR

A strategy for gathering scattered spreadsheet data with R - A simple request Recently I was tasked with extracting data from multiple spreadsheets so that it could be included in a report. Seemed like a fairly innocuous request, but it tur... [Read more...]

The hourly heatmap with ggplot2

November 30, 2016 | HighlandR

a quick follow up to my last post - I’ve had a few folk get in touch following my last post, all commenting on the last plot : Most of these enquiries went along the following lines: “I hadn’t thought of doing that. It looks really ...
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The hourly heatmap with ggplot2

November 30, 2016 | HighlandR

a quick follow up to my last post - I’ve had a few folk get in touch following my last post, all commenting on the last plot : Most of these enquiries went along the following lines: “I hadn’t thought of doing that. It looks really ... [Read more...]

Daily metric tracking with ggplot2

November 26, 2016 | HighlandR

In my role I have to produce a lot of run charts and control charts for monthly data, but sometimes there are processes behind the run charts that merit looking at the data on a daily basis. It can become impractical to start producing run c...
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Daily metric tracking with ggplot2

November 26, 2016 | HighlandR

In my role I have to produce a lot of run charts and control charts for monthly data, but sometimes there are processes behind the run charts that merit looking at the data on a daily basis. It can become impractical to start producing run c... [Read more...]

F is for Forecast

November 13, 2016 | HighlandR

First steps with time series and prediction in R - At the August meeting of the Inverness R User Group, one of the members gave an introductory presentation on times series in R. One of the data sets we looked at were the weekly CO2 levels f...
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F is for Forecast

November 13, 2016 | HighlandR

First steps with time series and prediction in R - At the August meeting of the Inverness R User Group, one of the members gave an introductory presentation on times series in R. One of the data sets we looked at were the weekly CO2 levels f... [Read more...]

Intro to ggplot2

May 25, 2016 | HighlandR

Here is the link to a ggplot2 demo I presented at the InveRness RUG last week : intro to ggplot2 It’s in ioslides (html) format, for best viewing press F on your keyboard for full screen, and toggle widescreen on/off with the W key. It?... [Read more...]

Intro to ggplot2

May 25, 2016 | HighlandR

Here is the link to a ggplot2 demo I presented at the InveRness RUG last week : intro to ggplot2 It’s in ioslides (html) format, for best viewing press F on your keyboard for full screen, and toggle widescreen on/off with the W key. It?... [Read more...]

Chart MakeoveR

May 22, 2016 | HighlandR

Working out with (geom) dumbbells - The following chart appeared on my Twitter feed last week: There is quite a lot of information on there, but bar charts are not perhaps the best choice for visualising data over time. This is not to be ...
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Chart MakeoveR

May 22, 2016 | HighlandR

Working out with (geom) dumbbells - The following chart appeared on my Twitter feed last week: There is quite a lot of information on there, but bar charts are not perhaps the best choice for visualising data over time. This is not to be ... [Read more...]

ggExtra is Extra useful

April 3, 2016 | HighlandR

Amending plots with easy to remember syntax - I love ggplot2, but I struggle to remember some of the specific syntax I need to get my plots looking the way I want, especially those relating to making tweaks in the theme settings. Two of my m... [Read more...]

ggExtra is Extra useful

April 3, 2016 | HighlandR

Amending plots with easy to remember syntax - I love ggplot2, but I struggle to remember some of the specific syntax I need to get my plots looking the way I want, especially those relating to making tweaks in the theme settings. Two of my m... [Read more...]
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