What do pivot tables, the concatenate function, and Parks and Rec gifs have in common? You'll have to read this blog post to find out!
Introducing two facilitation techniques for helping a group tackle difficult database questions, plus some personal reflection about how I'm showing up as a leader and co-conspirator.
Special guest "Axolotl Questions" aka my mom (!!!!) comes to the Spreadsheet Whisperer with a question about how to organize poems for her upcoming research project.
Imagining a database model that puts social justice campaigners in the center. Join me?
What do unicorns, squirrels, and building blocks have to do with healing the Admin / End User divide? Read more to see my answer to an illustrious Salesforce User who's looking for resources to support her organization's Admin team to connect with a non-technical audience.
In which I explore topics like cybersecurity, GDPR, privacy and accountability ... juxtaposed with how and when to collect demographic data. *Content warning* for discussion of sexual violence, im/migration status, and racism.
What does the moon, popcorn, and caterpillars have in common? Changing phases, of course! This post is all about getting better at change management. BONUS: my favorite lil dumpster fire meme makes a cameo appearance!
You’ve heard of oops babies, right? This post is about being an oops database manager – in the field, we call them, “accidental admins.” It’s a story about how I made this my career (as early in my career as I am, I really love what I do!) and the values that guide my work.
What does cookie decorating have to do with spreadsheets? Consistency of course! Come for the Royal Icing recipe and stay for the tips about standardizing your data.
How to filter a list based on another list, featuring one of my favorite data tools... the VLOOKUP! Plus, some examples for how this tool can be used for political organizing, and the "pull rabbit out of the hat" meme makes another appearance.