Reflective Blog

Reflective Blog

In the application process, we’re promised 16 weeks of intense training in all things data, focussing on Tableau and Alteryx. Well, it certainly is true. Even though 16 weeks doesn’t seem like a long time (it really isn’t!), the amount of knowledge...
Tips for Project Week

Tips for Project Week

image credits: John Kars photography | Grad Australia Thoughts and fears going into Project Week   One of the most exciting aspects of our training at The Data School, besides the obvious analytics, is that each of us gets to be project lead for a week. However,...
Journalist Deaths Abroad

Journalist Deaths Abroad

Dashboard Week’s day 5 was all about a dataset on journalists deaths. Craig also gave us an extra task, which was to use version 8.3 of Tableau to build our dashboards. For someone like me, who started using Tableau in late January 2019 (version 2019.1), Tableau...
Portugal’s ageing population

Portugal’s ageing population

Day 4 of Dashboard Week coincided with the World’s Population Day. We were given https://www.gapminder.org/data/ website to use as a data source and build a viz on whatever ticked our interest. While exploring the countless datasets available I thought it would...