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Reflection – This Is Just the Beginning

Reflection – This Is Just the Beginning

It's the end of an intense four months... four months of professional data analytics and consulting training at The Data School. Make no mistake, The Data School is definitely not your average school. Here, we learn all the knowledge and skills necessary to become a...

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Reflection on My  Data School Journey so far

Reflection on My Data School Journey so far

It is indeed a wonderful experience at Data School and at the end of 4-month training I felt very satisfied. I was able to gather so much of information and knowledge learned through different modes and it is high time to recollect and recall one by one that would put...

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Tableau Padding and container tips

Tableau Padding and container tips

Hi all, in this blog I’m going to go through the basics of Tableau padding and container tips that I've learnt from using Tableau for a bit. Padding To begin with, I want to talk about tableaus automatic padding when you drag a sheet onto the dashboard. Tableau...

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Training at The Data School: Reflection

Training at The Data School: Reflection

16 weeks have passed in usual fashion - quickly. However, these past 16 weeks have been unusual, or perhaps better described as unique. That is the best way I can summarise the four month training component of The Data School - unique. My time so far in The Data...

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Reflection: The End of Training, Never End of Learning

Reflection: The End of Training, Never End of Learning

I can't believe it is the end of the training section in Data School! How time flys! Before joining the data school, I was a data analyst. I wanted to join data school to pursue my career in Sydney and learn market-leading analytical tools and skills. After 16 weeks,...

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Reflecting My Data School Experience

Reflecting My Data School Experience

Time flies! Without even noticing it, we are already nearing the end of our four-month training program and ready to embark on the next phase of the journey, which is to apply our skills and work on placements with clients. Hence, this would be a perfect time to...

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The Data School: Where Passion for Data Pays

The Data School: Where Passion for Data Pays

Sometimes stressful, sometimes painful, sometimes a late Thursday night chicken supreme pizza, but it was always fun. The training was definitely not what I had expected - but it was in a good way. The environment of like-minded and friendly individuals constantly...

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My Solution Of The WOW Week36 Challenge

My Solution Of The WOW Week36 Challenge

When it is nearly the end of the Data School training program, I find myself learned a lot along the process. However, the more we learned, the more practical use case we should practice to apply the techniques and the Work Out Wednesday contains plenty of use cases...

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Temperature & Rainfall ‒ Dashboard Week Day 5

Temperature & Rainfall ‒ Dashboard Week Day 5

On the fifth and final day of Dashboard Week, the task was to build a Tableau viz using UN Air Quality data. Given the fact that I had already built an air quality dashboard on Monday, I wanted to switch things up. In the dataset, there were many other measures...

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Fixed-LOD Friday (Dashboard Week D5)

Fixed-LOD Friday (Dashboard Week D5)

Context Today's task used the UN Air Quality Data, but we were forbidden from using Alteryx. This was our go-to data cleansing and preparation tool. This meant that we had to either use Tableau Prep or figure out a way within Tableau to get it on the grain we needed...

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Throwback Thursday (Dashboard Week D4)

Throwback Thursday (Dashboard Week D4)

Context Today's task was using cocktail data from an API. However, the catch is that we have to use Tableau version 8.3! With the 8.3 version there are several limits such as using .tde instead of .hyper and then also no level of detail calculations. The data itself...

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