Dashboard Week, day 5: Striking sets

1000 meteorites + 4 hours + 2 new features = 1 final day. The data for today came from NASA and looked at Meteorite landings for the last 1000 or so years. Andy specifically said there was no Alteryx involved, so the first thing I did was open Alteryx to download the...

Dashboard Week, Day 4: Andy decides to make us ‘appy

Three down, two days to go and our task for Thursday was to create an app in Alteryx which allowed the user to specify five locations from the COORD Bike Sharing API, then visualise the data in Tableau. We were allowed to work as a team for the app, so the work was...

Dashboard Week, Day 3: We Need To Talk about Tableau 8.

Andy didn’t call in to set us today’s task, instead it was through his blog post that he released the details of his plan. Turns out it was to make Tableau v9 look good, because today we worked in version 8. At this rate maybe we’ll be in Tableau -1 by Friday (or...

Dashboard Week, Day 2: Less haste, more speed.

For Tuesday’s task, Andy asked us to download and analyse daily summary weather observations from the National Weather Service’s Cooperative Observer Program. His specific instructions were: “The team needs to download weather observations from every station for every...