My Reflective Blog, or 5 Things I Loved About Data School

Life is unpredictable. Six months ago, I was looking for a job that would teach me Tableau. Little did I know I’d come across the Data School, giving me four months of expert training, nine real-world client projects, improved presentation and project management...

Dashboard Week Day 3: Lessons Learned

Today’s Dashboard Week task was to analyse blog data. We connected to Google Analytics and joined to a dataset containing details about the authors in question.   I learned a few more things today.   I didn’t try to build the trickiest bit of...

Dashboard Week Day 2: What Have I Learned?

Today’s task was to visualise YouGov data about characteristics men and women of different nationalities found most attractive in a partner.   On top of that, we also had to use story points to tell a tale. It quickly became clear why: it would have been fairly...

Dashboard Week Day 1: What Did I Learn?

It’s Dashboard Week this week in the Data School. Each day this week I’ll be writing a reflective blog on the lessons I’ve learnt from having to prepare and visualise data at speed.   Today was a mixed success, but I’ve learned a few things.   Narrow the...

I Want a Career Change: Can the Data School Help?

Many people join the Data School from other professions. As someone who’s moved into the Data School from a different kind of role, I’d strongly recommend the programme to anyone who wants to start working in data analysis.   Traditional recruitment methods tend...