Data insights

DAUGS VIII : What we learned

Companies House service availability

I recently attended my first DAUGS meet-up at the National Audit Office. DAUGS is a community of practice showcasing innovative work by data and performance analysts across government. Performance Analysis & Benefits Realisation Philip Sturtivant from the Skills Funding Agency …

Improving your average: using R to beef up Average Time on Page

Comparing the calculated median and the Google Analytics mean average

Google Analytics’s Average Time on Page can be a hugely important metric but also a very misleading one. As a mean average, it can be influenced by a skewed distribution, a problem that you can’t diagnose in the web interface. So I found a way to break down the data into individual visit lengths.

Time for a rebrand: Product analysts become Performance analysts

Analyst job searches over time

The people who work mainly with digital analytics in GDS have been called ‘Product analysts‘, but we have increasingly felt this does not adequately describe our role. The Service Manual calls our role Performance Analyst and Digital performance analyst. Other terms used …