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## Eric Loi

Eric has both a Vietnamese and Chinese background. He majored in Accounting and has experience in Sales. It was in his previous role as an entry level Analyst role that Eric discovered his passion for data hence applied for The Data School Down Under to kick start his new career. During his spare time, he enjoys playing video games or watching drama. An unexpected hobby of Eric’s is snowboarding! Ask him about it.

## Dashboard Week | Challenge 5

"It's already day 5!" or should I say, "its finally day 5!". What an intense roller coaster the week has been. Many hours has been spent exploring new data, cleaning data, looking for new data, creating a story and putting that all into visualisation this week....

## Dashboard Week | Challenge 4

Day 4 of the dashboard week. It's the final stretch til the end of the week! Yesterday we had an enjoyable graphics design challenge and today we received a much more difficult challenge. Here are the rules: Choose one or more of the 3 datasets provided Create a...

## Dashboard Week | Challenge 3

A new day, a new dashboard challenge. Challenge number 3 is actually quite a breath of fresh air. Normally, we would have to either go find a dataset or we are given a dataset to explore. Instead, we are asked to use the 'sample superstore' dataset and incorporate the...

## Dashboard Week | Challenge 2

With the first challenge completed, we move onto our 2nd challenge! Our 2nd challenge is hand given to us so there was no need to connect to an api like our first challenge. Challenge 2's data is London Smart Meter. THE DATA Looking through the data and the number of...

## Dashboard Week | Challenge 1

With the 6th client project completed, we now enter into the infamous dashboard week. A week where we have to build a dashboard a day. For our first challenge, we have been tasked with to connect to transport NSW open data api and pull on any datasets we want. It's...

## Understanding how to use Table Calculations

What are Table Calculations? Table Calculation at its very basic form is a calculated field that applies transformation on measures based on dimension.A dimension contains ‘qualitative values’, so this would be a name, a date or a geographical location. You can use...

## How to create a Pictogram Chart

This blog is mainly a self-reference on how to build a Pictogram Chart which I came across when doing a Workout Wednesday. I like how Pictogram Chart works as its a good way to show all the individual products without too much clutter. For those that want to give it a...

## Improve your presentation skills to get into The Data School

So, you happen to get into the second or third stage of the interview and now you need to present your dashboard. This may be your first presentation or this may not be. However, ask yourself this, is this the first dashboard you are presenting? If so, have you...

## Week One – My new favorite tool, Alteryx!

First Week has just flown by and I am so glad I have joined The Data School Down Under. If not, I would not have known about the amazing tool – Alteryx! Alteryx is an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface. It's so simple to use where the user just has to drag a tool...