Surviving Dashboard Week

Surviving Dashboard Week

A small blog on how to tackle Dashboard week at DSDU. Now that the Christmas vacations had been thoroughly ‘vacationed’, we were greeted by the much coveted ‘Dashboard Week’ (DW). The 3 syllables that has struck fears into the heart of every DS...
What’s Trending on YouTube?

What’s Trending on YouTube?

As a part of the second day of my Dashboard Week at the DSDU, our cohort was given a really interesting dataset. This data comprised of trending YouTube videos along with a few associated parameters. This included, total views, comments, likes, dislikes, links to the...
A Beginners Guide to Subqueries

A Beginners Guide to Subqueries

Subqueries allow us to combine data from multiple tables from a database into a single query. Breaking it down to its simplest definition, a subquery is “a query inside a query”. There are many variants of subqueries. While subqueries are generally used...
Client Project Weeks

Client Project Weeks

Having completed 7 weeks and 2 client projects in The Data School, our cohort – DSAU11 has had a feel for what client placements and most of our careers are going to be like in our foreseeable future. Below are my experiences from first 2 client projects. The...
Drilling Down on a Bar Graph

Drilling Down on a Bar Graph

One of the main challenges of preparing a good dashboard is maintaining minimalism while delivering the required information. This needs to be sometimes achieved by making details available on demand. The following tutorial in brief shows how to achieve this with set...