Hesham Eissa

Hesham Eissa

Hesham Eissa

After completing his 5 years in Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, Hesham wasn’t sure what to do. Wanting a bigger challenge, he decided to come to the UK to do his MBA at Coventry University London Campus. Hesham worked afterwards in a Strategy Consulting company for 1 year helping out Private Equities. Realizing that his favorite part was his minimal exposure to quantitative data, however he was fed up of staying late hours changing rows and columns on Excel and creating maps on Powerpoint. When he came across The Data School he was instantly hooked on the idea of presenting data in a creative and accessible format and found that The Data School is the best place for him to develop his skills, grow and become more creative.

Top tips for project management

DS14 had the chance to do their first client project 2 weeks ago. Luckily, I was the project manager of our first project and in this blog post I will be sharing with you our experience and some of the lessons I learned as a project manager. In case you are not...

How to create a Pareto chart?

For those who aren’t familiar with Pareto principle which is also known as 80/20 rule, the idea is that by doing 20% of the work you can generate 80% of the benefit of doing the entire job – therefore businesses frequently use it to solve problems so they can...

Tableau Server Structure

This week we were introduced to Tableau Server by Ravi. We started by understanding the structure of Tableau Server, as shown below: The way I understand it, we have 4 levels: Level 1: Sites Sites are like partitions or hosts. There is no communication between...

Dashboard Project 2: Exasol Database

On Friday DS14 were given a task at 9:00AM to create a dashboard via an external database, Exasol. The task was to sketch our dashboard on a piece of paper by only looking at the fields in the metadata (as we were not allowed to interact with the data beforehand),...