Petr's Box

Petr Janda
I talk about data, analytics, analytics engineering and software.
Created 04 Oct 2021
  • Bring data analyst to the table
    24 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    It was 2014, and I was sitting in a company office lobby, waiting for a meeting to begin. Little did I know how transformative the following hours would be for my career. I was interviewing for an eng...
  • Why the Data Analyst role has never been harder
    10 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 10 5
    You arrive at the office excited for the day ahead. Only a quick team catch-up, then you plan to look into the product feature adoption trends. It's the analysis you wanted to do for a while. But a fe...
  • Why should we “refuse to click buttons”
    28 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    It was 2010. I was working on a project with a small team of engineers. After weeks of coding, one day, we decided to launch. We needed to start our infrastructure, so we signed up for an AWS account,...
  • The messy core of the Modern Data Stack
    08 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    More than fifteen years ago, in my early career, I spent a lot of my time building all sorts of systems - mass email schedulers, travel agency booking, or a webshop selling tractors or land mowers. I ...
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