Shuchita Sharma

Shuchita has a post-graduate degree in Environmental Science. While looking for alternate career options, after having taught high school students for five years, she was drawn to the ability of data visualization and effective communication through storytelling.  It was during this period that she heard about The Data School Down Under and it seemed the perfect way forward. Outside of data, Shuchita likes spending time with family, bushwalking and exploring the outdoors.

How good is my trend line?

You’ve built a scatter plot and managed to drag and drop a trend line. Now what? What does your trend line tell you? To answer this question, we must look at the description of the model which we can access by either hovering over the trend line or by right-clicking...

Dashboard Week: Day 2

It’s Power BI day today. One of our Assistant Coaches’ from MIP, Madeli was at DS to give us the challenge. And our challenge was to not only build a visualization in Power BI but also do the joins and data prep in the same tool. Imagine asking someone who has been...

Dashboard week: Day 1

The famous dashboard week at Data School Down Under kicked off yesterday. Our first task was to use Domain group's free API to get data for our visualization. We were required to explore documentation on 'agents & listings' and 'properties & locations'...

Alteryx Designer Core Exam-Top tips

Certification exams are a great way to prove your skills and learn more about the tool. As part of our sixteen weeks’ training program at the data school, we are required to pass two certification exams: Tableau Desktop and Alteryx Designer Core. I’m happy to say I...

Context Filters in Tableau

While working with the Sample Superstore data set (yet again!), it was required to show the sales for the top 10 most profitable customers in the Small Business segment. I dragged ‘Customer Name’ to rows and Sales to columns and filtered the ‘Customer Name’ by ‘Top...

Using Sets to Colour a Map

While using maps, we sometimes want to show multiple colors for a single dimension on it. Let's say, top 5 and bottom 5 states by profit in a country. An easy way to do this is by creating sets which means having a subset of data of top 5 and bottom 5 states by...