Charisma Adlem

Charisma Adlem

Charisma has an interesting background in animal science, having completed a Master’s degree (MSc) in Zoology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She found her passion for data analytics through her scientific studies. She was delighted to discover that The Data School provides a means to follow her heart and enter a career in data analytics. Charisma is a loving mother of two ferrets and has discovered a talent for abstract and realism painting in her spare time. If Charisma had to choose only one food type to eat for the rest of her life, it would be sushi. Charisma also enjoys outdoor activities including fishing, camping and hiking.

Want to be a good project lead?

Want to be a good project lead?

Being a project lead is not an easy job. If you are doing it right, you will feel responsible for every little thing that goes wrong and undeserving to claim credit for everything that goes right. It can be a lonely road. In this blog, I will go through my experience...

Dashboard Week| Day 5

Dashboard Week| Day 5

It is the end of the well renowned Dashboard Week! What a week it has been. I have learned so many lessons and new tricks that I am sure will aid me in my role as a Data Analytics Consultant. I can see why this week is so important as part of our training. We have...

Dashboard week| Day 4

Dashboard week| Day 4

Day 4 done, one more to go to wrap up Dashboard week. In this blog, I will go through the data, approach and end result of using car accident data to build a viz in Tableau. The data   Today has been one of the "easier" days this week. The data we were given was...

Dashboard Week: Day 3

Dashboard Week: Day 3

We are halfway there and it has been a tough week so far. Every day presented a new set of challenges to overcome, and today was no different. I was initially extremely excited about the topic as I have a great interest in it. But little did I know how tough the game...

Dashboard Week| Day 2

Dashboard Week| Day 2

The data   Today we were given the Olympic Games data set which includes data per participant since 1896. The data set included information on the activities and also some demographic data on the participants such as their age, weight and height. In total, there...

Dashboard week| Day 1

Dashboard week| Day 1

Let the games begin! And as Effie from The Hunger Games would say, “may the odds be ever in your favour!”   Dashboard week is all about time boxing. The goal is to create a viz every day for five consecutive days given a set of rules. Every day is different, or...

Explore your passions through data analysis

Explore your passions through data analysis

The dilemma Have you ever sat in front of your computer with the determination to build a viz, but every dataset you download gives you zero inspiration of what to build? This happens to me quite often. I enjoy building and analysing data; in fact, I love it. But...

Give your resume a makeover in Tableau

Give your resume a makeover in Tableau

Transforming your resume into a Tableau visualization is both advantageous for your career and extremely fun!   There is no better data to visualize than your own life’s work. You worked hard to get to where you are now, why not take advantage of Tableau to show...