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.

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...

Filling In The Gaps

Filling In The Gaps

What a week! This week we (Cohort 10) started from where everyone who applies for The Data School starts, learning Tableau Public/Desktop. Starting with the basics and working our way through to more intermediate topics we certainly packed a lot of learning in to just...

Beginning My Data Journey

Beginning My Data Journey

Completing my first week at The Data School, I have come out reassured and excited to learn more! That is to say that everyone’s enthusiasm for data has made the transition to my new role easy and fun. Now, as a Data School Consultant (currently in training), I am...