After spending 3 months in rural Bangladesh, she discovered Tableau and became fascinated by its ability to quickly answer questions to global problems using data. Laine recently graduated in International Relations, fuelled by her curiosity to understand war, peace and international development.
Whilst at university, Laine wrote and produced an original musical, developing her love for storytelling and bringing together people with the same passion. She likes working in teams, for example, she participated in a dance competition against other universities, coming first place. Laine loves music and in her spare time she likes to sing in the shower.
A look into how I constructed my API pagination Alteryx workflow.
So for Friday’s challenge, we only had 2 hours to create a dashboard. Andy had given us a dataset that was already prepared. It was a fun dataset on public toilets in Vancouver, Canada.
For today’s challenge, we needed to get 147 years worth of data about the Major League Baseball, MLB. The biggest challenge in the data preparation was to obtain the headers for each table, which represented each year/season and to join this onto the data. This was...
Today, we had the difficult task of obtaining data from the Food Standards Agency through an API.
For dashboard week’s 2nd day challenge, we needed to download data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS), and to create a viz from it.
This blog post talks about the first day of dashboard week. We had to create an alteryx workflow that scraped the data from a website. We then also had to create a dashboard from it and write a blog post.
What does Andy Kriebel’s commute look like? – How to create different views in evenly distributed squares
A few days ago, we had a great class from Andy on how to create this very cool view. This was the desired result: Each box shows a specific bike or run route made by Andy and one even shows a 4 hour run for his commute into work (he’s pretty crazy like that). Andy...
Have you ever been asked to calculate something based on business or working hours? My guess is that you have. These things are pretty common, especially when working with clients that want to assess their productivity, sales, costs or pretty much anything else that involves working hours. So, in this blog, I will show you the workflow that me and @Soha Elghany made for a client project at the Data School.
This week, our project involved linking to an API, cleaning the data in Alteryx and using Alteryx to launch this dataset into a dashboard we created in Tableau all within an Alteryx App. This blog post will talk about how to use two API’s by linking them together. To...
In Alteryx, you can do some very cool spatial analysis. In this example, I will be talking about how to find distances between two points and how to draw a line between them.
Today was yet another ‘Friday Project’. After a brilliant session by Anna Noble on blogging, we were given a new dataset to work with for the day. Today, we were given the TFL data on bike journeys and bike stations. We then had 3 hours to analyse the data and present...
Today’s tableau tip will talk about how to calculate moving averages and other things you might want to do with it.
For this Tableau Top Tip, I can show you how you can update a field without having to go and change everything in your view/calculated fields which are reliant on a field.
Most of you have probably seen a chart or a data visualisation with overlapping data, piled one on top of each other. These are made using a dual axis on Tableau. The idea behind a dual axis is to put two different graphs on the same view to allow you to compare two...
Have you ever wanted to analyse your data with a higher level of granularity (i.e. through a specific month or day, or either through an average or median)? Well, good news! With this tableau tip, you can skip all these steps and get to where you want to be, with just one click!
In this week’s Friday project, we were challenged to use our newly acquired knowledge of Alteryx to supplement our application viz with a new data set. My original data set looked at the Global Peace Index (GPI) and I wanted to supplement this with information on...
A new trick I learn this week is how to get the latitude and longitude values from Tableau. This is a useful tool for when you might want to join/union two data sets by country in Alteryx, but the country names are in various formats.
Introductions to Alteryx from, the one and only, Chris Love.