The Data School Blog

Reflective Blog in The Data School Down Under

Can’t believe it’s the last day of our four-month training. I can still remember how excited I was when I applied and got accepted for The Data School. The application period was very anxious and nervous but I got a sense of fulfillment during the interviews were...

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The Data School Experience – Reflective Blog

Four months of training has come to an end and I am both proud and sad to be at the finish line. It’s been an incredible, but intense journey with lots of learning, many projects and presentations, but most of all a lot of fun. When I started at The Data School almost...

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Drill Down Bar Chart using Parameter Actions

In this blog post, I am going to show you how to create a drill down bar chart using parameter actions. An interactive drill down bar chart is a great way to show sub-categories, while still keeping the dashboard nice and tidy. Follow the steps below to learn how to...

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Data School Australia Training Reflection

Today is cohort five’s final day of training, and our final agenda like all data schoolers is to write a reflection on our 4 months of training. In a world currently filled with uncertainty, I am thrilled to say that my time training was the best decision I’ve ever...

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Using Spatial Equations in Tableau:

Unlike Alteryx Designer which has an extensive list of spatial tools and equations, Tableau offers equations with spatial capabilities that are more targeted towards the simple visualization side of analysis: Distance, Makepoint and Makeline under the spatial...

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Reflection Piece

It's been a great 16 weeks. Great has two meanings, of an intensity considerably above average, and of quality considerably above average. This was an intense programme. I won't forget the late Thursday nights rushing to finish a client project, nor the pressure we...

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Which Kickstarter Project Should You Start?

Dashboard Day 3 presented DSAU5 with Kickstarter Data. The premise of this challenge, however, was not to use Alteryx, but instead do all necessary data manipulation in tableau prep, or tableau desktop itself. Fortunately, the data was quite clean, so we plowed on...

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