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Explain Data – AI makes it in to Tableau Desktop with 2019.3

Keeping up with their promise of a release every quarter, Tableau’s 2019.3 version has just been released, and there are lots of new features to...

Reflective Blog

In the application process, we’re promised 16 weeks of intense training in all things data, focussing on Tableau and Alteryx. Well, it certainly is true....

Tips for Project Week

image credits: John Kars photography | Grad Australia Thoughts and fears going into Project Week   One of the most exciting aspects of our training...

Journalist Deaths Abroad

Dashboard Week’s day 5 was all about a dataset on journalists deaths. Craig also gave us an extra task, which was to use version 8.3...

Portugal’s ageing population

Day 4 of Dashboard Week coincided with the World’s Population Day. We were given https://www.gapminder.org/data/ website to use as a data source and build a...

What does it take to be player of the match?

After a day out on shadowing one of MIP’s consultants work for a client, I’m back to The Data School for Dashboard Week’s day 3....

Coolest neighbourhoods in Sydney – Powered by Domain

Yesterday was the first day of dashboard week. We were tasked with getting data from domain.com’s public API. The first task was to understand how...

How to ace the Tableau Certification Exam

If you’re preparing to take the Tableau Certified Associate Exam, and you’re not sure if you’re ready yet, or if just want some tips on...

Using Google’s Geolocation API

Makeover Monday’s week 21 dataset was about bear attacks in the United States and Canada since 1901. Given the type of data, I thought it...

My trips in Sydney – Part 1

In this blog post, I’ll be taking you through the steps that I took to parse data from a series of PDF files containing records...