Powerlifting – Dashboard week Day 5

On the last day of Dashboard week, DS14 and DS15 had the same task – create a dashboard about the history of powerlifting (data can be found here) using a visualisation tool of your choice. I cannot express in words how happy I was to be able to use Tableau...

Candy Ratings – Dashboard week Day 4

Our task for the fourth day of dashboard week was to visualise survey data about candy. We got Alteryx taken away from us – only Tableau Prep was allowed to use, and we were still not allowed to use Tableau Desktop. Instead, we had to build our dashboards in...

Planets in Our Solar System – Dashboard week Day 3

Today was the third day of DS14’s dashboard week. Our task for the day was to use an API to download data about planets and dwarf planets in the Solar System from the Solar System Open Data website. Afterwards, we had to visualise this using Power BI –...

Battlefields in the UK – Dashboard week Day 2

On the second day of DS14’s dashboard week, we were tasked with visualising data about battlefield sites in the UK. This involved a lot of regexing and not much visualising. Here is how my day went: Getting the data Our task for the day was to download data...

UFO Sightings – Dashboard week Day 1

Today marks the first day of DS14’s dashboard week which brought us a rather interesting dataset – UFO sightings across the world (courtesy of Nick and Lily). The requirements for the week:- work independently- must finish everything by 5pm- present what...