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Ready for Launch (Reflective Blog)

Approaching the final days of our 4 months at the Data School Australia it seems a good time to reflect on my time here. The...

Dashboard Week Day 5: Australian Car Registrations

Day 5 is finally here. After a long exhausting week, we’ve received a smaller dataset on Australian Car Registrations and other related info from the...

Dashboard Week Day 4: Using the Eventful API

For day 4 of Dashboard week, we were given a different task yet again. Today involved sourcing our own data from eventful.com API’s. We had...

Dashboard Week Day 3: Global Terrorism

For day 3 we were given a great dataset on Global Terrorism from 1970-2017 (excluding 1993 as the records for that year were lost). It...

Dashboard Week Day 2 – MLB Baseball Stats

For day 2 of Dashboard week we were tasked with a Sportsviz Sunday (from here) It was a very rich dataset, with massive scope for...

Dashboard Week Day 1 – International Aid Funding

Dashboard week involves us creating one dashboard per day for the week on a dataset picked for us. For Day 1 we were given this...

Quick Tips for the Alteryx Advanced Exam

After completing my Alteryx Advanced Certification last week I thought it would be a good time to note down some thoughts and tips on the...

5 Tips when Adding Colours in Tableau

Here’s a list of the top 5 tips involving adding colour to charts in Tableau. It’s not about choosing the actual colours, but the process...

Getting to know your data in Alteryx with the Association Analysis tool

While looking at Predictive Analytics in week 3, we were shown a number of different tools in the ‘Predictive’ tab in Alteryx. Some of the...

Using Alteryx to Make a Tricky Calculation Simple

I had a calculation relating to my AFL Data Viz that I had been avoiding doing because I assumed it was too difficult. Over the...