Dashboard Week Day 5 – Ioha Liquor Sales

Dashboard Week Day 5 – Ioha Liquor Sales

It is the final day of dashboard week, and I am still alive! The good news is that the final challenge was my favorite.  The bad news is that unlike the other days we only had a few hours to work on our dashboard before presenting at 3pm. So, lets jump into it right...
Dashboard Week Day 4 – Solar Energy

Dashboard Week Day 4 – Solar Energy

Its Day four of Dashboard week and perhaps the hardest challenge yet. Today we were given data from various solar panel topics ranging from household solar generation to large scale energy production farms. The Catch – at least one external dataset had to be...
Dashboard Week Day 3 – Graphic Design

Dashboard Week Day 3 – Graphic Design

Its Day three of dashboard week and the data for today’s challenge is the Superstore data… Yes, that is the infamous tableau default dataset. However, today’s focus was around graphic design and trying to make the dashboard as ‘un-tableau’ as possible. I really...
Dashboard Week Day 2 : London Smart Meters

Dashboard Week Day 2 : London Smart Meters

Day two of dashboard and here we go again! Today’s challenge was more tableau orientated with less data wrangling and extraction required. The Data The data provided was related to London smart meters, specifically the energy usage of households over two years. The...
Dashboard Week Day 1 : Sydney Lightrail

Dashboard Week Day 1 : Sydney Lightrail

The end is near for data school cohort eight, but first dashboard week. Throughout the week I will be write about my experiences with each of the daily challenge. I will share my thought process, any tips and challenges and the final dashboard I have come up with....
How to Build a Calendar in Tableau

How to Build a Calendar in Tableau

Dates can be tricky to handle and visualize and us humans are used to reading dates in a calendar format. Luckily in tableau with a couple of cool tricks it is easy to reproduce this calendar format:     First we need to identify the hierarchy of different...