The Data School Training Retrospective

The Data School Training Retrospective

Introduction As we wind up the final week of training, there is a sombre mood amongst the trainees in DSAU7. The 15 weeks leading up to this moment has felt both simultaneously long and incredibly fast at the same time. It’s safe to say that everyone has learnt...
Dashboard Week \\ Day 5 – OECD Better life index

Dashboard Week \\ Day 5 – OECD Better life index

INTRODUCTION We made it! It’s the final day of Dashboard week and it has been a hectic week. The week was not as hard as we expected but we went through our fair share of challenges and difficulties. However, I think everyone will agree that it was one of the...
Dashboard Week // Day 3 – Video Games API

Dashboard Week // Day 3 – Video Games API

INTRODUCTION We’re halfway through dashboard week and we’ve been gifted the subject of video games. I could not have been more excited to dive into whatever dataset we got. However, it was never going to be that easy. Today we had to source the data...
Dashboard Week // Day 2 – Olympic Spirit

Dashboard Week // Day 2 – Olympic Spirit

INTRODUCTION For day 2 of dashboard week, we have been gifted an Olympics dataset. This dataset captures every single participant in the tournament from 1896 to 2016. Compared to yesterday’s data, this one is a doozy. It requires basically no data wrangling...
Dashboard Week // Day 1 – American Housing Survey

Dashboard Week // Day 1 – American Housing Survey

Introduction   For our first dashboard dataset of the week, we were given a dreaded survey data set from the American Housing Survey.  As usual, we had to try and remember the training that we had received months ago on how to tackle this data set. Given that...