Dashboard Week – Project Four

Today was a better day for me – yay! I was stuck in a bit of a self-hate cycle yesterday. I have always had a habit of comparing myself to others in various aspects of my life, and unfortunately this has followed me into the world of work. It doesn’t help that I...

Dashboard Week – Project 3

Today the dataset was much more accessible and required only a little bit of Alteryx intervention. The catch with today’s project is that we have to create a dashboard both in Tableau and in PowerBI. We just had to transpose 6 excel sheets and then join them all...

Dashboard Week – Project One

First day of Dashboard Week – ahhhh! The data for today was about drone usage across the United States. The first challenge of the day was exporting data from a google map as a KML and then importing into Alteryx. 09:35: finally got some sort of data into...

Gantt Charts, Date Formatting & Date Scaffolding.

Gantt charts are similar to bar charts, but they have a specified starting point and a dimension to define the length of the bar. They are mainly used for time analysis, project management and timetabling. For the client project last I was tasked with analyzing shift...

An Introduction to Parameters

On day 9 at the Data School we were introduced to parameters in Tableau and their different uses. It was a bit of a face-palm moment for me as I realised how much I’d over-complicated them in my application vizzes! A parameter is a function which allows a level of...