Blake Stroh

Blake studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Wollongong and has developed an appreciation for all things data while working as a database administrator. While traveling abroad in the UK, Blake encountered The Data School and discovered that The Data School has launched Down Under. While he isn’t leveraging advanced analytics in Alteryx, Blake loves nothing more than travelling but while he’s home, he will be surfing at Sydney’s beautiful beaches.

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 to get nice meaningful colouring in to your viz. Using these quick techniques will allow for a lot more flexibility with colouring...

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 weekend, with the help of Alteryx I was able to easily solve the problem and it turned out to be much easier than I had thought. The key for...

Surround Yourself with People that Inspire You

Why I joined the Data School Australia Only 5 days in and already some of the topics that we’ve been chatting about outside of class include lifelong learning, focusing on habits, strong mentors, adapting to change, and personal growth to name a few. These are the...