Dashboard week day 4: Cheeses, cheeses everywhere…

Dashboard week day four. No dataset as per say today, simply an instruction. Find some data about cheeses, and create a visualisation. Andy handed us the details of an API we could query to obtain the data about all the cheeses. First problem we encountered was...

Strong-Arming Tableau: Rounding Operations

Forcing Tableau to round up or down at specific decimal places Tableau has three interesting functions, ROUND() and FLOOR() and CEILING(). The ROUND() function allows you to choose the number of decimals to which you would like to round, but you cannot specify that...

Reflections on the DS first project week.

Here are my three main reflections about the DS first project week. Don’t be afraid to speak up Communication, or lack thereof, often plays a large role in the success or failure of any given project. It is important to try and communicate your thoughts. You have...

My favourite tools in Alteryx and some best practice advice

Tip 5: Data cleaning with Alteryx and best practice. Here are two of my favourite tools that I have come across in Alteryx to clean data and some best (good?) practice advice Text to Column This tool is very hand as it helps you break apart some fields such as dates...