Quick, Easy Tips to Speed up Your Alteryx Workflow

In our penultimate week of training at the Data School, DS18 and I had a great session with Dan Farmer regarding how to test Alteryx workflow, check their performance and how to troubleshoot both our workflows and macros. The section on speeding up workflows and...

Dashboard Week Day 5 – It’s Finally Over!

So dashboard week has come to an end, and i approximate these 5 days have aged me around 20 years. Today’s data set was from Gapminder and contained data on, birth rates, life expectancy, C02 emissions, child mortality and income. Overall, the data was very...

Dashboard Week Day 4 – The Finish Line is Near

Day four provided us with a chance to practice our dash-boarding skills, which was a welcome reprieve from the data-prep-heavy week we have had so far. We were provided with data from Guys and St Thomas Charity that concerned childhood obesity – for those who...

Dashboard Week Day 3 – Web Scraping and Power BI

Day 3 of dashboard week required us to web scrape data from Wikipedia to collect a list of UNESCO heritage sites and their associated countries. We were then required to visualise this data in Power BI. Easy right? Of all the days of dashboard week, web scraping was...

Dashboard week day 2 – dropping the (pin)ball

So as that awful title maybe gave away, day 2 of dashboard week hit me pretty hard. Today was looking at pinball data which we needed to download from Pinball Maps API. It all started fairly well, with my API requests going through and managing to download the data...