Scaffolding Data in Alteryx

For the purpose of a visualization, you may need data that ‘is missing’ from your dataset. Or if you were looking into the activity of a support desk, it may be useful to understand how many tickets are open on certain days. However your data may only specify the date...

Dashboard Week Day 5

..3 hours to create a dashboard and write a blog post,…. Today we are tasked with creating a dashboard, finding insights on the following: Babies per WomanCO2 emissionsChild mortalityIncomeLife Expectancy We started as a team to join the data together and then...

Dashboard Week Day 4: Childhood Obesity in the UK

On day 4, we were tasked with creating a viz as part of the Viz for Social Good community project. We had to create a dashboard that explained the nature and causes of childhood obesity in UK, focusing on Lambeth and Southwalk. Thankfully the data was very clean and...

Dashboard Week Day 3: UNESCO Heritage Sites

I definitely spoke too soon when I said it couldn’t get any harder than day 1… Today we were tasked with web scraping a list of UNESCO world heritage sites from Wikipedia and creating a viz in Power BI. The Wikipedia page that we were web scraping had a...

Dashboard Week Day 2: Pinball Machines

The main take away from Day 1 was that I need to plan my time better so I started the day with a plan. The focus today is visual design and analysis – creating something that is engaging to our audience. Andy gave us some good advice for how to approach a large...