Sachin Wijeratne

While studying towards a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) at UNSW, Sachin enjoyed the statistical component of the course. This prompted him to search for opportunites in the data analytics industry, and he was attracted to The Data School by the creative potential of Tableau to visualise data in countless ways. In his free time, Sachin enjoys following a wide range of sports, including cricket, basketball, soccer and American football.

Reflecting on Data School Training

Reflecting on Data School Training

I am writing this blog on the last day of training at the Data School. It has been an action-packed 4 months, and it feels like only yesterday that we were introducing one another on the first day. This is the first full-time job I've ever had, and as such I was a...

Using New Spatial Calculations In Tableau

Using New Spatial Calculations In Tableau

Tableau 2019.3 brought with it some improvements to spatial calculations. In this blog I want to focus on the makepoint, makeline and distance functions. To do this I will use a data set that details the various flight paths from Cincinnati airport. Here is a snapshot...