Day 1: Donations To and Within Asia Pacific

Day 1: Donations To and Within Asia Pacific

Dashboard week is finally upon us! For our day 1 dashboard, we were given Storytelling with Data’s March challenge dataset and told to present, publish a dashboard to Tableau Public and write up a blog by 9AM the next day. No worries, I’ve made dashboards...
Formatting chart lines on Tableau Desktop

Formatting chart lines on Tableau Desktop

Building beautiful charts on Tableau Desktop is easy. But with so many options to modify and adjust its appearance, sometimes it can be hard to know which formatting drop down to select and deselect on Tableau. Instead of always mass changing every option to...
Checking In At 75% In

Checking In At 75% In

With the blink of an eye, the second Data School Down Under (DSAU2) cohort is now 75% through their first four months of training. Wow! It’s crazy how time flies when you’re having fun! I’ve been focusing more on technical blog posts so far so...
Dummy Data with Iterative Macros

Dummy Data with Iterative Macros

A few weeks ago, DSAU2 worked on a client project that involved architecting a dashboard for the future. Part of this was using dummy data to populate the view. Pulling together a combination of Alteryx Designer tools — including multi-row formulas, unique...
Big Data Wrangling with Calgary Tools

Big Data Wrangling with Calgary Tools

Data comes in all shapes and sizes. But what happens if the data you’re wrangling is in the millions of records? Having worked with data with several million rows of data in the past few client projects, there’s been times where running a single Alteryx...