Matthew Armstrong

Matthew Armstrong

Mathew Amstrong

As an Economics student, Matthew has always been exposed to data. Inspired by what he had learned, he saw the Data School as the perfect opportunity to challenge himself, and develop both professionally and technically, with the long-term vision of applying these skills in Business and Public Policy.

Matthew was immediately hooked to Tableau after witnessing its power and simplicity, and is excited to explore the opportunities that lie ahead.

Dashboard Week, Day One: All roads lead to Bar Charts

Dashboard week is finally upon us, and for our first day we’ve been tasked with making a Viz from data sourced from the 2019 Design Census. We must prep the data, create the Viz, and write a blog on the experience all before 5pm or something terrible happens… I’ve...

My (Great) Expectations

It’s day 2, and Andy has asked us to write down what we expect from our Data School experience. Peering over at the screens of my fellow DS16 members, I’m seeing lots of lists containing specific, tangible expectations, so I’ll try and mix things up a bit with some...