Dashboard Week – Day 5: Doomsday

Forgive me Data Gods, for I hath sinned. We all remember the day we first picked up Tableau. So many tools, so much going on, so little knowledge – all we could do is trumble along and hope not to fall too hard. The results were amateurish, but they were hard...

Dashboard Week – Day 4!

Today I was down to teach the public at one, meaning I only had 3 hours to download, prep and visualise today’s data. And to make matters worse…we had to do it on this ancient piece of software called Tableau 8.3 that they apparently used in the olden...

Dashboard Week – Day 3!

We’ve now past the halfway mark – I am halfway through dashboard week! Woo! Today was probably the hardest day yet. The data we were using just wasn’t formatted in any way that made sense, it came in file types we didn’t recognise, and the...

Dashboard Week – Day 2!

Today, we blew up the internet. The task was to download and analyse Google’s Copyright Violations data – and boy was it big! We ended up having to sync our efforts and Collin downloaded the data whilst we went in search of USBs with which to distribute it. Once we...