A walk-through guide to the DS application process

If you’re reading this then you’re probably thinking about (or maybe in the process of) applying to the Data School. What a great decision you have made. This may seem like a fairly long post, but I’ve tried to make it easy to navigate by breaking it into different...

Create a Radial Bar Chart in Tableau

For Makeover Monday this week I decided to try to mimic the original design, a radial bar chart. I had never built a chart like this before so wanted to give it a crack and felt that following it up with a blog would help cement my learnings. You can view and download...

Dashboard Week Day 5 – US Interstate Traffic Flow

Finally. The the last day of dashboard week had DS12 looking at interstate traffic flow in the US. Check out what I came up with here. No web scraping or APIs to be called today, but that meant that any data prep that needed to be done, had to happen in Tableau Prep....

Dashboard Week Day 4 – US Drought Data

The penultimate day of dashboard week had DS12 looking at drought data in the US since the year 2000. Find my viz here. As has been a common theme this week, the data had to be obtained from an API call to the United States Drought Monitor. There were a range of...