Maleeha Ahmed

Maleeha Ahmed

Maleeha Ahmed

Maleeha graduated with a BSc degree in Psychology. Throughout her studies there was a heavy focus on research (qualitative and quantitative) and data analytics using SPSS.

Upon graduating Maleeha has searched for a career utilising her skills gained from her degree. Through this time she had heard about the Data School. While researching and learning the basics of Tableau, she became fascinated with the tool. Being able to divulge into data sets and easily utilise all the information available.

Maleeha since then has set her sights into a career in data analytics with a heavy focus using Tableau.

Formatting – Creating Lines In Your Tableau Dashboard

Creating a line within your dashboard is simple, but you just need to know how. When you create your dashboard, you are able to drag in a “Blank” on to where you would like your line.   Here I have dragged a “Blank” just under my title. You can easily change the size...

Customer Retention Graph

A customer retention graph allows you see how many customers come back to your company each year, from their first year of order. I will then explain how to turn this into a percent of the total for that year. For this example, I will be using superstore data. 1st –...

Common Baseline Graph With Parameter (Part 2)

In the first step, I have shown how to create a common baseline graph. Here I will show you how to use parameters to make this graph more dynamic. We will use a parameter control to highlight a chosen subcategory and create a dual axis which will create a large...

Creating a Common Baseline Chart (Part 1)

A common baseline chart will allow you to create a view which will show each dimension starting at the same time to compare their overall trend. From each product’s beginning to end. For example, you could use this chart if you wanted to see how much each product has...

Dashboard Week – Day 3

Today’s task required us to use Power BI for the First time. It only took 15 minutes within using the tool did I become a fan. I find it easy to build different chart types without having to create any complicated calculations (depending on what you want to...

Dashboard Week – Day 2

For day 2, Andy presented us with very clean data. The data was about police body cam use, in New Orleans. The problem I faced, to begin with, was that I felt that the data was too simple and did not have enough information to create a visualisation with.  So I spent...

Dashboard Week – Day 1

First task - Download a Shapefile with a few Thousand records. Second task -  Download a file with 250 Million records. Third task  - Try to be productive while you wait 2 and a half hours for the Second file to be downloaded.   With the large data file we were...

The Throttle Tool – Alteryx

When web scraping, one of the problems you may come across is being blocked from a site as you have tried to access it too many times in a short period of time. One tip I found out during our web scraping sessions was about using the Throttle tool. You can find the...

Creating Clusters In Tableau

Tableau allows you to cluster A Dimension based on multiple Measures in a quick and efficient way.   Step 1: To be able to create clusters you must start with one dimension and two measures in a scatterplot diagram. Here I have Dragged sales into the Columns...

Creating A Calendar View In Tableau

Using a Calendar chart can be an impactful way to showcase information for a particular month in a view. All dates used for this graph will be discrete. Drag Date into Columns. Then turn Date type into weekday (discrete).   Then again drag date, this time into...