Nathan Leather

Nathan Leather

Nathan Leather

Nathan is a Chemistry graduate from Loughborough University. After a year and a half working in a chocolate factory, Nathan decided to put the analytical skills he developed whilst concocting chemicals during his time at university to good use. The Data School provided the inspiration for Nathan to start learning Tableau and after discovering Alteryx he is excited to see where his journey at The Information Lab will take him.

Nathan enjoys playing and watching rugby. If there’s any sporting contest to be had, count him in.

Using Reg(ular)? Ex(pressions)?

RegEx or Regular Expressions is a sequence of characters that define a search pattern. The example I will show you uses Alteryx, a software that makes advanced analytics accessible to any data user. Why use RegEx? RegEx allows the user to extract specific parts of a...

Using Alerts in Tableau Server

A simple guide to creating an alert in Tableau Server. Reducing time spent checking-up on progress. For this example, I have used the DS Blog Tracker dashboard, alerting once DS15 achieve 50 blog posts. Once the dashboard is in view, find 'Alerts' in the toolbar....