Jules Winceslaus

Data is everywhere, I loved creative writing when I was younger & being a doctor involves solving a variety of clinical problems. After hearing about an opportunity to tell stories with data & help people solve problems, I was naturally curious to learn more. Whilst using Tableau to answer football related questions, I was extremely impressed with its ability to quickly show insights, its intuitiveness & the huge potential of the application. The next step? I joined The Data School to learn data visualisation from the best & gain experience in a variety of industries; it’s a fantastic opportunity.

Tableau Tip Week – Verbose Status Reports

  This week we've been learning about Tableau Server. A useful way to quickly see more detail on your Tab Admin Status reports is to use the "verbose" command. This is helpful when you are trying to troubleshoot issues in server. You can view verbose reports by simply...

Tableau Tip Week – Changing Aliases

Imagine that in your original data set, the value "yes" is coded as "1" and the value "no" is coded as "0". This allows you to easily perform calculations, such as summing, with these values. However, if you want a user to filter by either "yes" or "no" responses,...

Tableau Tip Week – Lightning Fast Formatting

  Do you leave your formatting until the last minute, after you've put all your worksheets on your dashboard already? It can then be very time consuming to then go through all your worksheets individually changing all the fonts, colours, gridlines etc so that they're...

Tableau: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility …

.... The road to The Information Lab’s Data School involves creating a visualisation in Tableau and telling a story with it, based on any topic you’re interested in. One of the great things about using Tableau early on in the application process is that you...