James Todd

James Todd

James is a PhD candidate and teacher at Bond University. His research focuses on the practical application of data science tools in healthcare systems, with several peer-reviewed publications.

Location Australia


  • Great to have you @JesusSanchez

  • Welcome @PhilPeters

  • I hope we can teach you a few new things @NataliaKuder :)

  • Welcome @CallumBurr

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    Fantastic work everyone - it's great to read all your reflections about what you've learned so far. Let's keep that momentum for week 2!

  • Thank you for your kind words @RenateMacLennan - I hope to see you on campus someday as well :)
    Congratulations on finishing the course!

  • Having a place you want to apply the skills from this course is great to hear @MohamedAbdelrazek , welcome!

  • Hi @MohamadShahSheikh, I hope you enjoy the course and you learn a couple of new things about excel :)

  • We're glad to have you joining us @bohowbo :)

  • An excellent and well-illustrated example @TinaM

  • Thank you @EnasAbdEllatif and well done on completing the course!

  • We're glad you enjoyed @ERINLAMBERT and hopefully you enjoy part 2 as much :)

  • Your kind words and feedback mean a lot @JackieWrigley, and I'm certain you'll get a lot of value out of part 2 as well. Well done!

  • Thank you @JairoPlazas, I hope you learned a lot :)

  • It's great to hear you enjoyed, and I'm certain you'll get a lot out of part 2 as well. Congratulations @AlfredKoay !

  • Welcome @RonnyTaroreh, we hope you enjoy!

  • We're happy to have you join it as well @EmekaJoelEkwugha :)

  • Hi @AlvaroMoralesRojas it's great to hear you already have somewhere you want to apply data analytics to. That'll be a great help in understanding how the content fits into the real world!

  • Hi @HollyFinch, I hope you enjoy the course :)

  • Welcome @LeanneYoung!

  • Great question @WaiLungKwok - in part 2 you will be able to contact us via email if you run into any problems.

  • Great to have you @ShahidGhouri

  • Welcome @DorotaP, well done on taking the initiative to learn a new skill :)

  • Glad someone who has worked in data journalism @DewayneWright, it's a really exciting area!

  • Welcome @DimakatsoIdahMokhemisa - I think you will find that data analytics, excel, and finance all work really well together :)

  • An excellent and classic example @JackieWrigley

  • Welcome to the course @KantKlinsakul, it's great to hear you have somewhere you want to apply the skills you will learn :)

  • You're absolutely right @MarcelaAF! Everyday we are increasing the amount and types of data being collected, so the need for us to improve our data analytics skills is also growing. Hopefully you learn a few new things with us.

  • Hi @ZamDem, it's fantastic to see you are continuing to improve yourself and improve your skills :)

  • I expect you'll have fixed those weaknesses by the end of the course @IsherNandra. Welcome!

  • Welcome @AidanaBagdat, I hope you enjoy the course :)

  • Great to have you @JacobKelebeng - let's get you started on your analytics journey!

  • There are so many things that can improve your graphs - there is a lot of interesting research in the area :) You're completely right that you can use sizing and colours in your graphs as well to convey extra information @DianaLUCIAGRAJALESLOPERA

  • Well done everyone! It's been great to see the enthusiasm from you all in the course. For those of you eager for even more Data Analytics for Decision Making, I hope to see you in Part 2: https://learner.bond.edu.au
    Congratulations again on completing the course :)

  • Hi @RenzoCrispinDíaz, hopefully we have a few new things to teach you on top of what you've already learned :)

  • Welcome @JavierAlejandroRiveraRodriguez, we're happy to be a part of your ongoing learning and growing!

  • It's great to have you @ManlioRivera - the skills taught in this course should be a good addition to pretty much any field of study :)

  • Hi @JacquelineWrigley, I haven't had anyone run into that problem yet so I'm uncertain on the cause is. I'd suggest trying to contact FutureLearn to see if they can resolve the issue or shed light on why it's happening: https://www.futurelearn.com/info/about/contact-us

  • Well done on challenging yourself @JoanneDalton - the first step into a new area is always the hardest!

  • @AuraxFernando R and Excel are a fantastic combination, I'm sure you'll get a lot from the course!

  • Ethics in data analysis is a fascinating topic and I'm glad you found it interesting @IgnacioLópezRavera :)

  • It's great to hear you've enjoyed it so far and looking forward to more @NtubeAkaleRuthSone :)

  • Having you apply these ideas in your work is the best possible result for us @SesleP !

  • Thank you for your kind words @NaifweSapi :)

  • A great example @BrianWorthington - I use histograms for this exact task often

  • Excellent examples @MaríaCristinaOsorio !

  • Absolutely @ROELMORALESMAGDA - visuals are how people are hardwired to take in the most information and there is a lot of interesting theory about the best way to present data.

  • Thanks for joining us @FleurDickens :)

  • Welcome @BrahimMarsi !

  • That's awesome to hear @MireilleLassueur! I do a lot of research in health and there are a lot of opportunities for data analytics to add value :)

  • Great to have you @BerthaHaimbodi !

  • Excel is definitely a must-know for finance @EmilianoNicolasRodas - hopefully it helps with your studies as well!

  • That's what the course is all about so I'm sure we can help with that @VerityS :)

  • We hope you find the course valuable @OlawumiOgundipe :)

  • Welcome @LizzyOliver!

  • Glad to have you @WinKoAung :)

  • Hi @AshleyBrodie - we've included transcripts for all other videos, it's just the very first and very last that we don't have them. I'll see about getting transcripts for these videos as well :)

  • Hi @KyawWinOo , hopefully you learn a lot!

  • Hopefully we can teach you a new thing or two @MochammadAkbar :)

  • Hi @NovelChairul, I hope the course helps!

  • Glad to see you expanding your skills Erin!

  • It's great to have you Mariantonieta! I hope you enjoy the course :)

  • Part 2 is just being finished off at the moment @MontserratColomer and should be available soon - we look forward to having you again!