Alex Chan

Alex has a background in Engineering, having attained a Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering, as well as a PhD for his work on solar cells. He enjoyed analysing research data, but did not want to pursue an academic career. Drawn by the analytic potential of Tableau and Alteryx, he applied to the Data School. In his free time, Alex enjoys playing real-time strategy games and planning his next travel.

Tips on Visualising in Power BI

  Whilst Tableau is the focus of training at the Data School, we also learn Power BI. A couple of my colleagues have also written blogs on using Power BI. I recommend this blog on switching measures and titles dynamically. In this blog post, I explore...

Downloading Google Analytics Data in Alteryx

  In today's blog post, I will provide a general guide to using the Google Analytics Tool in Alteryx. In addition, I discuss how and why I used a batch macro to download Google Analytics data as well as common error messages encountered using this tool.  ...

Dashboard Week Day 5 : Museum Revenue in the US

  On Day 5 of Dashboard week, we were given a data set from Enigma Public. This website contains a broad collection of public data. In the data set is general information of museums and related organisations in the U.S. I found the initial data lacking in terms...

Dashboard Week Day 1 : Lessons Learnt in Timeboxing

On the first day of Dashboard week, we were tasked with scraping data from the Transport NSW website and finding insights that can be visualised in Tableau. A wide variety of content exists on the website. This includes live road and maritime traffic data as well as...