The Data School Blog

My Top 5 Alteryx Tools

The first two weeks of The Data School training are over and I’ve learnt an incredible amount of new information already. I've particularly enjoyed learning the blend and data prep software called Alteryx. I've been blown away by how powerful this software is and...

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The 5 Different Trend Lines Explained

This blog post was inspired by my cohort not really getting how trend lines are calculated when using Tableau. So I thought I'd brush up on my statistics knowledge and write about it. The five different types of trend lines are: 1.Linear 2.Polynomial 3.Exponential...

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How to Embed Google Street View in Tableau

It is the second week of Cohort 5 training now. I still can’t believe that I’m part of the team already. Back in September this year when I decided to apply for The Data School Down Under, I searched many advanced usages online to make my dashboard standout. Inspired...

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3 things I wish I knew About Alteryx

This first week of The Data School has been very eventful. We were visited by Chris from Tableau on Tuesday and we visited Alteryx Australia head office on Wednesday. We were fortunate to have Jody-John Phillips, the Country Manager (ANZ) at Alteryx, presenting to us,...

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How the Data School Culture Attracts the Best People

The Data School is truly unique. Everything from the hiring process to the mentorship process is completely different from any other organisations out there. There's never a focus on doing things the traditional way, but rather the better way. And that's what makes it...

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Data School Training: Lessons Along The Way

And so we’ve come to the end of 16 weeks here at the Data School! Even though we’d been warned how quickly time would fly, it’s still surreal to go through it all. Reflecting on how far we’ve come, I decided to revisit some goals I’d set myself in Week 1... 1) Make...

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