Scott Johnston

Scott is a motivated and enthusiastic data analyst with a background in Marketing and Events. With a background in Marketing/Events, he has a strong understanding of business/marketing needs and how data can be explored and presented using Alteryx and Tableau.

Intrigued by the possibilities of geospatial data, Scott enjoys working with geographical information as well as making visually pleasing, simple, and easy to read visualisations.

In his free time, Scott enjoys surfing at his local beach, video games, football, and cooking.

Five Tips for overcoming Dashboard week

Five Tips for overcoming Dashboard week

Dashboard Week, The Data Schools’ challenge to consultants nearing the end of their intense fourth month training before starting placement. The challenge for each day last week – create a dashboard and tell a story using a newly provided dataset each day. Reflecting...

Dashboard week – Day 4: Formula 1 race data

Dashboard week – Day 4: Formula 1 race data

Dashboard week continues.... Dashboard Week, The Data Schools’ challenge to consultants nearing the end of their intense fourth month training before starting placement. The challenge for each day this week – create a dashboard and tell a story using a newly provided...

Dashboard Week – Day 2: Whiskey Hunter API

Dashboard Week – Day 2: Whiskey Hunter API

Dashboard week continues.  Dashboard Week, The Data Schools’ challenge to consultants nearing the end of their intense fourth month training before starting placement. The challenge for each day this week – create a dashboard and tell a story using a newly provided...

Simple Spatial Objects With Alteryx Map Input

Simple Spatial Objects With Alteryx Map Input

Map Input, the tool you probably haven’t used before but it’s worth thinking about when working with Spatial data. And just in case the name doesn’t resonate with you, this is what the Alteryx tool looks like: So why should you consider using the Map Input tool when...

Benefits Of Planning Your Dashboard

Benefits Of Planning Your Dashboard

Planning your dashboard can provide clarify, direction and most importantly save time. When working on a project that requires a dashboard, allocate some of your time to planning. It doesn’t have to be much, but any time will help you out over the project lifetime. In...

Where Might I Spot An Orca?

Where Might I Spot An Orca?

Week 3 with The Data School This week was another big week as we learnt about some of the more advanced features in Alteryx Designer. For example, spatial analytics, APIs, and macros. And while we were only introduced to Alteryx for the first time in Week 1, it was...