Data Gym – keeping in shape: shapefiles and tableau

Integrating spatial files into Tableau is quite a recent addition. It’s also an absolutely marvellous addition. You can read, in depth, how to work with them in Tableau here. In today’s post I’m only going to focus on the actual architecture of the...

Insert Key Word Here. The art of successful blogging.

Things are about to get pretty meta as I blog about DS alumnus Anna Noble talking to us about writing good blogs.   Anna’s top tips: Pick a good title Use headings Include a byline Use key words and tags to help search engines pick up content Complete the...

Wednesday wisdom – design essentials from Caroline Beavon

Much of the training here at Data School HQ involves becoming proficient, and then expert, in software tools to process and display data. Getting immersed in the technical detail of new tools can make it tough to step back and see the broader picture. Luckily, we have...