Uploading data

Let's start by getting data for the tutorial.


  1. Go to the IBM_HR_Training_2014-17.csv.
  2. Depending on your browser, you might be asked what you want to do with it. Click Save.
  3. From the Quick launch on the welcome page, click Upload data.

    You can also click the Open menu icon Open menu icon, and then click Upload data upload icon.

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  4. Go to where you saved IBM_HR_Training 2014-17.csv and select it.

    The data asset appears in the My content folder.

    Note: You can refine the data by filtering it or changing the properties. However, we won't refine it in this tutorial.
  5. Click Open.