OpenRefine: Makes Cleaning Up Messy Data a Snap

I’ve done more than my fair share of data wrangling. Dealing with data entry errors, formatting mismatches and other messy data is frustrating and can take way more time than anyone can spare. Enter OpenRefine.

OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a VERY USEFUL tool that makes working with messy data so much easier. What can it do with your messy data?

If you do any work at all with data, this could save you TONS of time! I can’t do it justice with a description, so watch these videos below to see it in action:

Introduction to OpenRefine

Data Transformation

Reconcile and Match Data

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