Dashboard Week- Day 5

Fifth and final day of dashboard week consisted of using an API to get the data for Andy’s favourite TV show of all time………… Breaking Bad! Although I think we disappointed Andy slightly as only about 20% of DS16 have watched it. The documentation in the...

Dashboard Week Day 4- No Tableau Day

Today’s challenge was to use a visualisation software that wasn’t Tableau to create a dashboard based on the complaints data from the FCC. I chose to have a go with Power BI today, which I actually found quite an enjoyable experience. After I downloaded...

Dashboard Week- Day 3

So today’s challenge involved a little(!) bit of PDF scraping combined with survey data. The data set was from Harvard DataVerse and we had one table with all the data and then a separate PDF file containing the questions of the survey. The data was an...

Dashboard Week- Day 2

In my blog yesterday I said that I was waiting for Andy and Carl to set us a challenge that made us scrape the data from a website- well today was the day! The task was to download all of the rules in Parliament from 1811 using the download tool in Alteryx and not to...

Dashboard Week- Day 1 Survey Data

Dashboard week is FINALLY here! After the first day I can’t decide whether I am happy about that or not. Our challenge today was to download the data from Design Census 2019 using this link https://designcensus.org/, thank goodness it didn’t involve any...