Making the Most of the Data School Training Phase

Making the Most of the Data School Training Phase

If you are a new Data Schooler who is just about to embark on your journey, congrats! You might be feeling a little bit unsure about what to expect over the 4-month training program, and perhaps how well you might cope with the training. While I cannot assure you that...
Creating a Cute Dashboard Background with Microsoft PowerPoint

Creating a Cute Dashboard Background with Microsoft PowerPoint

This blog is a rather vain one. I will just be walking you through my process of creating a dashboard background using Microsoft PowerPoint for my first Dashboard Week project. I will share some of my planning considerations and how I used PowerPoint to achieve that,...
Making Buttons for Your Dashboard with Microsoft PowerPoint

Making Buttons for Your Dashboard with Microsoft PowerPoint

We often need icons and buttons for our dashboards, be it for navigating between pages or showing/hiding elements such as a panel of filters. It might come as a surprise to some but, in my opinion, one of the best software to use is Microsoft PowerPoint. Yes, the...
Organising and Documenting Alteryx Workflows (Part II)

Organising and Documenting Alteryx Workflows (Part II)

This is Part II (the last part, I promise) of my sharing on tools and tips that you should use when building Alteryx workflows, organising and documenting along the way. If you have not read Part I, please head over there right now as I covered important basics over...
Organising and Documenting Alteryx Workflows (Part I)

Organising and Documenting Alteryx Workflows (Part I)

When we are given a dataset to process and transform in Alteryx, it is very tempting to dive straight in and get to the solution ASAP. However, at the end of it all, when it is time to take stock and document the workflow, what you have done along the way will most...