Dashboard Week – Day 5

They think it’s all over… and it is now! Phew, dashboard week is over, time to get some proper sleep for the first time since last weekend! Today we only had a couple of hours to make our viz so Andy showed some compassion and gave us already prepared data to load...

Dashboard Week – Day 4

Today’s task was to get a hold of some baseball data and make something of it. The data came from https://www.retrosheet.org/gamelogs/index.html who track and record all of the match data since the 1800’s! Now personally I love baseball and am probably one of only a...

Dashboard Week – Day 3

I can honestly say that today wasn’t too bad considering… Our mission was to access the Food Standards Authority’s data regarding hygiene ratings, fortunately they have an API, albeit a poorly documented one, and to make it a little more challenging the...

Dashboard Week – Day 2

Day two was…… tricky……   Today’s mission was to access the data on the ATUS (American Time Use Survey) and present some interesting findings. Well to start with, actually getting the data in Alteryx was the single most difficult and confusing thing I have ever done…...

Dashboard Week – Day 1

So this week we begin Andy’s favourite part of the dataschool, dashboard week. Where he gets to see us sweat (Andy’s favourite past time) by pointing us in the direction of some data, get us to collet said data, pull it through Alteryx and in the few minutes we have...