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Select Three Drinks to Get Drunk–Dashboard Week Day4

Select Three Drinks to Get Drunk–Dashboard Week Day4

It is the 4th day of the dashboard week. The challenge today is to get the best practice of the Tableau 8.3 which published 3 years ago. It is important to know what you can or can not do in the old versions. When we are on the client site, there is a high chance that...

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Dashboard Week Day 5: The Ozone

Dashboard Week Day 5: The Ozone

The last four days have been nothing short of a genuine challenge. Today marks the fifth and final day of Dashboard Week and also the shortest day yet, in terms of how long we had to work on our dashboard. Our task today was to create a dashboard using data on the...

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Dashboard Week – Day5

Dashboard Week – Day5

Today is the last day of Dashboard week.  The last 4 days have been maniac. Today we were given the brief at 10.30 am and was asked to present it at 3 pm and the most important point was we were not allowed to use Alteryx for data prep. The data we were given is  Air...

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Dashboard Week Day 4: Throwback Thursday

Dashboard Week Day 4: Throwback Thursday

Today truly was Throwback Thursday - why you ask? Well it wasn't the fact that we were using what appeared to be a 90s themed website to obtain Cocktail data through their API; the big reveal was that we would be using Tableau 8.3! So as I brushed over just then, our...

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Dashboard Week : Day 4 – Cocktail Day

Dashboard Week : Day 4 – Cocktail Day

Today is the 4th day of Dashboard Week. The task for today is creating a dashboard on Cocktails using the https://www.thecocktaildb.com/api.php api. It was a straightforward data. But the catch was we had to use Tableau version 8.4 Data Prep It was straight forward to...

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The Cocktail Database ‒ Dashboard Week Day 4

The Cocktail Database ‒ Dashboard Week Day 4

It is Day 4 of Dashboard Week and I had to build a Tableau dashboard using the data extracted from TheCocktailDB API. The data contained a list of drinks, including their ingredients and instructions on how to make them. The added challenge for today was to use an old...

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Dashboard Week Day 4 – Cocktails

Dashboard Week Day 4 – Cocktails

The Briefing   As the coaches promised before, we would be given an easier task to work on, considering we were quite stressed out in the past three days and we were going to have a trivial night in the evening, which means we would have less time to build our...

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Height of Buildings in NSW (Dashboard Week D3)

Height of Buildings in NSW (Dashboard Week D3)

Context Today's task entails connecting to ARCGIS via Tableau. This is actually quite simple. First you need to find something that has an api that can connect to the ARCGIS server. Then you can simply click on connect to data: In the to a server, one of the default...

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Dashboard Week Day 3: Connecting to ArcGIS

Dashboard Week Day 3: Connecting to ArcGIS

Today marked the halfway point for Dashboard Week and at its conclusion it truly does feel like we have got over the hump. Our task for today was to access data by connecting to an ArcGIS data set through Tableau. For those of you unsure of what ArcGIS is; it is a...

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Esri ArcGIS ‒ Dashboard Week Day 3

Esri ArcGIS ‒ Dashboard Week Day 3

Today was the third day of Dashboard Week and the task was to use data from Esri ArcGIS datasources. There were several websites that contained open data with Esri ArcGIS connection options. I ended up browsing the ArcGIS Hub, a cloud platform run by Esri containing...

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