Tableau Desktop Certified Associate Exam: My Top Tips

So, a couple of weeks ago I passed the exam and am now a qualified associate. Along with my new shiny badge on LinkedIn, it’s a real step forward in my Data School Journey. I thought I would share some tips on how I approached the exam for anyone looking to take it....

Quick Tips for Presenting Data

Data analysis is important but if we are not able to communicate and present effectively, it seems like a bit of a waste? During our time at the Data School we have been taught the importance of presenting and have had the chance to practice a lot. I wanted to share...

Top tips for project management

DS14 had the chance to do their first client project 2 weeks ago. Luckily, I was the project manager of our first project and in this blog post I will be sharing with you our experience and some of the lessons I learned as a project manager. In case you are not...

5 Top Tips when creating a dashboard

Hi, I’m Sara (part of DS14). I thought it would be helpful to share some top tips when creating a dashboard on Tableau 1) Have a clear idea/ understanding on what you want to visualise. Ask yourself a few key questions: – What story do I want to tell?...

Small tips to reduce changes in Tableau Prep

While completing this week’s Preppin data challenge, I noticed a couple of small things that would reduce the number of changes listed in Tableau prep. I feel this can be useful as I find it is less daunting to look at what is happening in a tool when it has 10 or...