Data School Training: Lessons Along The Way

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)...
Switching Dimensions Dynamically in Power BI

Switching Dimensions Dynamically in Power BI

After covering how to dynamically switch measures in Power BI in my previous blog, here I will explore how to switch the dimension on your axis. While exploring this functionality during Dashboard Week, I found many approaches in other blogs but I’ve summarised...
Dashboard Week Day 5 – Visualising Museum Data

Dashboard Week Day 5 – Visualising Museum Data

For the final day of Dashboard Week, we had a shorter challenge which involved analysing data about US museums. The data was relatively straightforward to prep. I used Alteryx to create some spatial points and clean the data. Then for my dashboard design, I went with...
Dashboard Week Day 3 – Lessons in Power BI

Dashboard Week Day 3 – Lessons in Power BI

Today we changed things up for Dashboard Week, and instead used PowerBI to visualise data about the Titanic. Although we’ve had a couple of sessions now, it still took a while to adjust to the interface and perform the functions I wanted. I ended up spending a lot of...