We Need to Talk About Density Marks

Or: how knowledge is power when it is shared Act 1: on dealing with “busy” data On inspecting a dataset it becomes clear that the insight might be lost in how tightly packed together the data points are. It becomes difficult to separate the signal from the...

Dashboard Week: Day 5 – Toilet Humour

Straight Flush   Well, dashboard week is officially over for DS9. It has been, by far, my favourite week of the DataSchool so far and I’m hoping to take a lot of good lessons forward. Before I share some reflections on the week though I’ve got to...

Dashboard Week: Day 4 – Some American Sport?

Kriebel crushes DS with every baseball game ever Yeah. American sports. Not much of a fan. Sorry Andy and Carl I do enjoy sport though I’ve never really been inducted into the joys of baseball or football or whatever else there is. I guess I’m missing out,...

Dashboard Week: Day 2 – How do Americans Spend Their Time?

‘Merica – heck yes!! Today, we’re diving straight into some complex survey data. The American Time Use Survey¬†offers us self-reported data on how Americans spend their time. Everything from personal grooming, mowing those huge lawns, playing ping...

Dashboard Week: Day 1, Prudential Ride London

It’s been a busy few days here at DS HQ The DS9 squad are all taking the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate Exam. DS10 has just kicked off (welcome, guys!). We’re imminently moving to a new home to accommodate our growing family. It’s all go. What...