Anatomy of a successful Data Schooler

Following on from the last blog about the most challenging aspects of DS, Andy asked us to reflect on and write about how to be successful in the Data School.  I guess that really depends on how you choose to quantify success.  Being part of a team who get to learn...

How to make: Simple Control Chart

The last time I heard the phrase “Standard Deviation” was a good twenty years ago during my GCSE Maths classes and to be honest it very much went in one ear and out the other.  So this week it was time for me to go back to school again and revisit those...

Quick Tips in Pics #2: ‘Compute Using’ for Table Calcs

When you’re first using Tableau and come across table calculations it can be somewhat daunting.  There’s the great Quick Table Calculation option when you right click a Measure but if you have something in columns then this will default to computing across...