Chantel Brooke

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Reflections on Data School Training

It’s the last week of training for us in DSAU4 and its amazing how fast the last 16 weeks have flown by. Its been a...

Dashboard Week, Day Five – New York Museums

For the final day of dashboard week we were given data on museums located in the United States from Enigma Public. There was location data...

Dashboard Week, Day Four – Gender Equality and Religion

For the fourth day of Dashboard Week we were tasked with visualizing data from the World Bank. The challenge was no Alteryx, any data preparation...

Dashboard Week, Day Three – Visualizing the Titanic Disaster in Power BI

For Dashboard Week day three, we were challenged to create a dashboard in Power BI to visualize data on the Titanic disaster. We were set...

Dashboard Week, Day Two – Melbourne Cup Regex Web-Scraping

Day two of Dashboard Week was the day of the Melbourne Cup. The Melbourne Cup is a famous annual horse race here in Australia. So...

Dashboard Week, Day One – NSW Transport API

For day one of Dashboard Week we were tasked with downloading data from one of the APIs from Transport New South Wales at opendata.transport.nsw.gov.au. I...

Using the Distance Calculation to Create a Dynamic Buffer Around a Point in Tableau 2019.3

In September 2019 Tableau released version 2019.3 where distance calculations were introduced. Adi Mcrea from the Data School UK was visiting us here in Australia...

Using Parameter Actions for Dynamic Date Ranges in Tableau

For a recent client project I created a KPI dashboard that was able to show varying date ranges such as the last month, the last...

Alteryx Advanced Certification Guide and Resources

The Alteryx Certification Exams are a great challenge when learning how to use Alteryx Designer. Being quite new to Alteryx, I found them helpful to...

Understanding Table Calculations with Specific Dimensions in Tableau

Last week I had a light-bulb moment of finally understanding how table calculations were computing using specific dimensions in Tableau. Previously I would just try...