Danica Hui

Danica graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons) from University of New South Wales. During her work on her thesis she realized her passion for data visualization and loved how it can transform confusing data to easily make sense to people. In her spare time she enjoys dabbling in baking and working on craft projects.

Data School Training: Lessons Along The Way

And so we’ve come to the end of 16 weeks here at the Data School! Even though we’d been warned how quickly time would fly, it’s still surreal to go through it all. Reflecting on how far we’ve come, I decided to revisit some goals I’d set myself in Week 1... 1) Make...

Switching Dimensions Dynamically in Power BI

After covering how to dynamically switch measures in Power BI in my previous blog, here I will explore how to switch the dimension on your axis. While exploring this functionality during Dashboard Week, I found many approaches in other blogs but I've summarised the...

Dashboard Week Day 5 – Visualising Museum Data

For the final day of Dashboard Week, we had a shorter challenge which involved analysing data about US museums. The data was relatively straightforward to prep. I used Alteryx to create some spatial points and clean the data. Then for my dashboard design, I went with...

Dashboard Week Day 3 – Lessons in Power BI

Today we changed things up for Dashboard Week, and instead used PowerBI to visualise data about the Titanic. Although we’ve had a couple of sessions now, it still took a while to adjust to the interface and perform the functions I wanted. I ended up spending a lot of...

Dashboard Week Day 1 – NSW Train Facilities API

And so begins the infamous dashboard week! For today’s challenge, we were tasked with accessing data from TransportNSW via an API. I decided to explore data about train station facilities around the state, comparing that to regional population data from the Australian...

Set actions use case: profiling customer spending

For a recent client project, I was tasked with creating a view that explores the range of services their clients subscribe to. Ideally, the dashboard would demonstrate a breakdown of services requested by each client, and identify any outliers or clusters of clients...

5 Lessons From Our First Client Project Week

Last week we experienced our first ever client project week, and after taking on the role of project lead, I decided to record a couple of reflections. It was rather daunting preparing to lead a project having no idea what to expect. But having made it out the other...