A Data School Reflection – The Final Week

#ReflectiveBlog We have now finished our second to last week at Data School and all I can think of is “Where the hell has the past 4 months gone?” DS has been a rollercoaster of emotions and in all honesty, I am relieved to have gone through the experience and come...

Analytics Pane in Tableau – Reference Lines and Bands

This blog is part 1 of a ‘Tableau Analytics Pane’ series where I will be explaining the features within the Analytics Pane. Intro Reference Lines and Bands are a very handy way of seeing how well something is performing against a target value or range of...

Nutrient Data for various cola brands: Dashboard Week Day 4

Having been away from the Data School since Tuesday (attending my sister’s wedding), I returned to day 4 of Dashboard Week with a challenge of downloading the nutritional information csv’s for 457 different colas on the USDA website. What initially sounded...

Kobe Bryant v Michael Jordan: Dashboard Week Day 1

So the dreaded Dashboard week is finally upon us!   Having read the many blogs before starting Data School, one thing that stood out the most to me is how much everyone disliked Dashboard week.   Well, after 1 day of it, here’s my input… THIS WAS FUN!  ...