Passing the Tableau QA Exam (second time’s the charm!)

Last week I’m thrilled to say that I passed my Tableau QA exam. For me however the road to passing the QA exam was a real challenge. The first time I took the exam I missed out my just 1% which was bitterly disappointing! In this blog I have tried to come up with some really good tips for others who struggle with severe exam stress…

Dashboard week – Day 4 – A day of Prep and Power BI

Today’s theme was everyone’s favourite – COLD CALLING! The data we had to work with today was from the FCC who have recorded every complaint about cold calling made across the US since October 2014… Looking back I do feel as though I spent at least a quarter of my...

Dashboard Week Day 3: Rural Electricity Demand in India

Today we were tasked with PDF scraping! The data we had to analyse came from Harvard Dataverse looking at rural electricity demand in India. Our task was to scrape the PDF of the original questionnaire to retrieve the question headers, and then then to join them back...

Dashboard Week – Day 2

Today we were challenged to web scrape the parliamentary rules database – we WERE NOT allowed to download the ready made raw data from the website, but to create our own raw dataset using Alteryx! Web-scraping is not my strong point as it can involve ALOT of...

Dashboard Week – Day 1 – Design Census Survey Data

So here we are already at Dashboard week – the last 2 and half months has flown by! Today we were tasked with looking at survey data from the 2019 Design Census. I’ve always hated working with survey data as I always seem to make something involving bar...