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Who Wants a Stiff Drink? ‒ Dashboard Week | Day 5

Phew, last day? Last challenge?! Wow – we’ve (nearly) made it! And it’s certainly been an intense week with some very tight deadlines in which...

Finding Alternative Approaches… To Power! ‒ Dashboard Week | Day 4

Today’s challenge was to assume a situation where we are limited by the specific technology we have on hand to work with. For these reasons,...

Design Psychology and AI: What’s Watched Where and Why? ‒ Dashboard Week | Day 3

Day three and today’s challenge was a change in perspective – quite literally. The goal was not to build from a supplied or obtained dataset....

London’s Smart Meters Reveal the Smartest Rates ‒ Dashboard Week | Day 2

On the second day we were given the task of using Acorn data for ‘Smart Meters in London’ which looks into research on the Low...

NSW Transport: Road Hazards ‒ Dashboard Week | Day 1

We’ve heard a lot about ‘Dashboard Week’ during our time with the Data School. It is spoken of in hushed, fearful tones through hidden corners...

Power BI and Making Tooltips

While the Data Schools focuses on learning Tableau and Alteryx, we had the opportunity to undertake training in Power BI. I enjoyed learning a new...

Tableau Prep: A Great Way to Get Squeaky Clean Data

Tableau Prep is a self-service data preparation product that provides a visual, easy means of cleaning, shaping and combining data. It is used in association...

Reference Lines and Indicators

In week two we began our deeper dive into applying the many, many elements available within Tableau. An aspect that is valuable to know for...

Week 1 Experiences

Well, when it came to choosing the topic of my initial post with the Data School; since I had personally read some ‘Week 1’ blogs...