Markus Kattilamäki

Does having lot of energy help you to get started doing things?

Research question: Does having lot of energy help you to get started doing things? Summary: First of all, I examined variables separately. I had an explanatory variable answering to question ”You have a lot of energy”. This variable took values from 1 to 5 having average value of 1.88, distribution midpoint (median) value of 2   →

Data management with Python

Research questions: Does having lot of energy help you to get started doing things? Does the amout of weekly video or computer game playing affect to having lot of energy? Summary: Selected variables had values to be ignored like ”Refused”, ”Don’t know” and ”Not applicable” with different numbers in each variable (6, 8, 9, 996,   →

Frequency distribution with Python

Summary: This is the blog post for second peer graded assignment for the Coursera course “Data Management and Visualization” demonstrating frequency distributions for three different variables using Python and ”AddHealth” dataset (N=6504). Following findings were done from the output: There was no missing data in these three variables. I made it sure using dropna=False and   →

Does keeping yourself well coordinated help you to get started doing things?

About: This is the blog post for first peer graded assignment for the Coursera course ”Data Management and Visualization” but also my first blog post to study procrastination and reasons behind it. Dataset: After browsing through codebooks available I found out that ”National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (AddHealth)” included many interesting topics to cover   →

How to make some space in your head

I find myself stuck in a thought and having fussy feeling in my head sometimes. It is easy to identify these moods but to get rid of these are lot harder. I put things on paper and came out with a list of actions you can take to make some space in your head. Cleaning   →

Prerequisites for Scrum project

I have collected a list of conditions that should be met and agreed before starting new Scrum project. This list is non-negotiable and needs to be agreed before project could be started. Full time development team Dedicated work space Separate person for Product Owner and Scrum Master roles Product Owner responsibility for project scope and cost Technology   →

Five easy ways to beat procrastination

There are moments when you feel like even the smallest task to be done is like huge mountain to climb. Many times it strikes in the afternoon hours when your focus and willpower are temporarily decreased. I decided to find patterns how to beat this kind of procrastination and what are the simple actions to   →

Four steps to move things forward

I’ve been aware of David Allen’s book ”Getting things done: The art of stress-free productivity” way too long and two weeks ago I managed to start reading it. I found it really inspiring and hope I had read it earlier. In his book, Allen describes his method and how to use it in everyday life.   →