Martin Ding

Martin earned his Honours degree in Economics at the University of Melbourne in 2011. He has more than 7 years of experience in product development, both as an entrepreneur and as a project manager in robotics at an AI unicorn.

Martin is expecting to receive his Master’s degree in Data Science from CU Boulder at the end of 2022. Martin is excited about data and it’s power to transform organizations. He witnessed at first hand of how instrumental data driven decision making (DDDM) was in leading to more team buy-in and insightful decisions.

Martin joined the Data School to systematically enhance his knowledge of the tools, methodologies and know-how of Data Analytics and DDDM. When not working, Martin enjoys readings, cooking, traveling and golf. He also thoroughly interested in the practice of mindfulness and meditation.

An Introduction to Formatting in Power BI

An Introduction to Formatting in Power BI

5 min read     This blog aims to provide an introduction to how to format your Viz in Power BI. For people who are used to Tableau (myself included), you may find that Power BI has a very different formatting interface, and the way chart customization is...

How to Create a Dumbbell Chart

How to Create a Dumbbell Chart

5 min read     In this blog, we will learn about the dumbbell chart: What is a dumbbell chart? When to use a dumbbell chart? How to build a dumbbell chart in Tableau?     1. What is a Dumbbell Chart Dumbbell charts, also known as DNA charts, gap...

Waterfall Chart with Dynamic Reference Band

Waterfall Chart with Dynamic Reference Band

12 min read   This blog aims to demonstrate how to build an effective Waterfall Chart. Firstly, we will demystify the waterfall chart: explain what it is and when is it useful. Next, we will demo how to build a waterfall chart in Tableau, and how to enhance its...