The Data School: Where Passion for Data Pays

The Data School: Where Passion for Data Pays

Sometimes stressful, sometimes painful, sometimes a late Thursday night chicken supreme pizza, but it was always fun. The training was definitely not what I had expected – but it was in a good way. The environment of like-minded and friendly individuals...
Fixed-LOD Friday (Dashboard Week D5)

Fixed-LOD Friday (Dashboard Week D5)

Context Today’s task used the UN Air Quality Data, but we were forbidden from using Alteryx. This was our go-to data cleansing and preparation tool. This meant that we had to either use Tableau Prep or figure out a way within Tableau to get it on the grain we...
Throwback Thursday (Dashboard Week D4)

Throwback Thursday (Dashboard Week D4)

Context Today’s task was using cocktail data from an API. However, the catch is that we have to use Tableau version 8.3! With the 8.3 version there are several limits such as using .tde instead of .hyper and then also no level of detail calculations. The data...
Height of Buildings in NSW (Dashboard Week D3)

Height of Buildings in NSW (Dashboard Week D3)

Context Today’s task entails connecting to ARCGIS via Tableau. This is actually quite simple. First you need to find something that has an api that can connect to the ARCGIS server. Then you can simply click on connect to data: In the to a server, one of the...
UFC: The Odds of Winning (Dashboard Week D2)

UFC: The Odds of Winning (Dashboard Week D2)

Context Today’s challenge involves the UFC dataset done by the new cohort on their stage 3 interview. The plan: Create a predictive model that runs through for a small sub-set of the data Clean the data so it’s more suitable for visualisation Use the...
Head to Head: Kobe and Jordan (Dashboard Week D1)

Head to Head: Kobe and Jordan (Dashboard Week D1)

Context The first challenge of the famous, or rather infamous, dashboard week! We were assigned to find an API to connect and draw information from and then put it in an insightful dashboard. For this challenge I have decided to utilise an NBA API to create a...