As a Maths & Stats graduate Joe has always had a passion for working with data. This was further amplified when introduced to Tableau while working at the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Having supplied HE data to researchers, businesses and policymakers alike Joe wanted to dive into the data himself and started to produce blogs and products informing the world of the UK HE sector.
Wanting to hone his skills in Tableau Joe made the leap into the Data School with the hope of becoming a consultant in a few years.
Outside of data Joe can be found on some kind of sports field or court keeping active. Having played 4 years of American football at university and coaching for 5 afterwards, you may also see him at some of the NFL International Series games in London.
Joe sets out his tips for future cohorts of the Data School
In this blog Joe describes how he plotted multiple measures on a chart, how those measures had changed over time as well as how they perform to a predefined success criteria.
Have you ever wanted to build a dashboard with Google Analytics in Tableau. Joe shows one that he has built using the analytics from this very site!
If you want to show outliers within a time series then a Control Chart is for you. Within this post Joe takes you through a step-by-step guide!
On returning from his day shadowing a consultant at UBS, Joe shares his experiences.
With Day 1 of Dashboard week over, Joe looks at how he tackled the task set through Alteryx and his final output in Tableau
Do you have a messy set of fields in Tableau? Learn how to tidy and organise them like a pro!
Joe looks at using APIs in this weeks Data School project and bring them out of the realm of fear and horror and into the realm of understanding and joy.
Discover a great way to visualise percentages in the aptly named Abacus Chart.
Using a CSV file and Tabcmd Joe looks at mass importing users into Tableau server.
Do you have data that you know you are not going to use in your extract? Or have you decided that you no longer need data and therefore want to create a smaller packaged workbook? Sounds like you need a Data Filter.
Look at the commenting functionality within Tableau and Alteryx – why I use it and why I think it is important.
I look at my goal setting experiences in the past and how I plan to bring this into my work with Tableau.
You have built a dashboard, its brilliant. Probably the best you have ever done… so what? My number one tip for storytelling in dashboards is explained in this post.
Back by popular demand, How to Talk Tablish looks at the Order of Operations within Tableau turning this originally two part series into easily one of the greatest Trilogies of all time.
The final episode of the 2 part series following on from Table Calculations we look at Fixed LOD calculations and how to translate them from Tablish into English!
Not 100% sure what your table calculations are saying to you? This post will put them in perspective and if you don’t already, you might begin to understand them… at least a little bit… maybe.
Ever wanted to show multiple items in a tooltip? Tired of falling victim of the humble asterisk? Read through this post to show how to avoid this in Tableau 10.5 with Viz in Tooltips!
Want to know what goes on in the first week of data school? Or perhaps you are my Mum who still doesn’t have any clue what I do? Either way, the cat is out the bag…
Thinking of applying the the Data School? My blog takes you through my experience of the application process and hopefully will lend some tips too.