Find Bordering Countries in Alteryx

Last week during a Dashboard week challenge about life expectancy around the world, I wanted to compare each country to its neighbours. As the data didn’t include which countries bordered each other, I had to find out using Alteryx. Although I wrote a bit about...

TGI Dashboard Friday

Today’s dashboard has come with the biggest time pressure this week. We’ve had to create a dashboard in just three hours. On the up side, the data was clean and pretty simple. It gives socio-economic measures about different countries over time, such as...

Day 4 of Dashboard Week: An End in Sight

For the first time this week, we’ve been able to get straight into Tableau with hardly any prep in Alteryx. This was pretty encouraging because if nothing else we’d have dashboards by 5pm. The data today was on child obesity in the UK, but because the data...

Third Day of Dashboard Week

I think that Dashboard week has finally broken me. This morning we were given the task to web scrape information about UNESCO world heritage sites from Wikipedia. We had to scrape a general overview table as well as tables for each individual country. At the beginning...

Second Day of Dashboard Week

After a really tough first day of dashboard board week, we were rewarded with something a little kinder, pinball data. This time we actually had measures in the data. The trick was that we had to get the data from an API but luckily the documentation was clear and...