The great themes of Alexander’s life have been storytelling, design and data. Alexander’s storytelling skills have been developed through theatre, public speaking and a Dale Carnegie training program where he received an award for outstanding performance.
His design skills have been developed through a international career in marketing, progressing from a marketing intern to a marketing manager, as well as working as a freelance graphic designer. His data skills started getting developed through studying philosophy, politics and economics (PPE) where he got an award for outstanding academic performance.
Alexander came across Tableau during his last job and it totally blew his mind. After seeing the power of Tableau he decided to make a life changing decision to go all in and attend the Data School.
Today was the last day of dashboard week. Over the course of the week, we had many different challenges, today’s challenge was mostly about time
This day we had over a century’s worth of data to analyse, I chose to focus on home runs.
Today was the first day we had to deal with XML files, which was equal measures frustrating and fascinating…
At the beginning of the day, it appeared that the data prep would be easy. That turned out to be seriously wrong…
The first day of dashboard week is here at last! There have been whispers here and there… “dashboard week is coming”
While solving challenges with Alteryx can be a lot of fun in and of itself, did you know Alteryx has actual mini-games and a fun prank you can play on a friend?
Has it ever happened to you that the data pane disappears? If it has not happened yet, I might happen soon. Here’s how to fix that.
It can be hard to wrap your head around how Tableau uses table calculations. You might be content just using the quick table calculations, but if you’re reading this blog you probably want to understand what is happening, not just rely on Tableau’s magic. This blog post will guide you through the process in plain English.
Does your fiscal year start on 1 April? Want a simple tip to change your fiscal year in Tableau? You’re in luck because this blog post is for you!
You want to find out how your summer sales are performing over the years, what would you do?
Why should I care about data extracts? If you have ever asked yourself that question then this blog post is for you!
Little did I know what I would be in for during this first day at The Data School. Arriving at the office at 8:45 I was met by Andy Kriebel and a few of my fellow Dataschoolers, there Andy gave us the first gift of many we would receive that day.