Whilst Paul was studying for a Maths degree at Cardiff, he naturally drifted towards the more statistical modules. After finding that statistics could be related to sport, he became interested in data analytics and its application to his hobbies. Wanting to develop some more technical skills, he completed an MSc in data science at the same university, writing a dissertation on player recruitment in football. He spent a year working in the education department of the Welsh Government where he developed a love for data
How to use the new toggle buttons in Tableau 2019.2 to open and close containers.
How to switch between images on a dashboard by using filters and background images on a worksheet.
Today was dashboard week day 3, or maybe day 4 (according to Hania), but technically day 2 (for me), taking place the week after dashboard week. Get your head around that one. Our task was set by Sophie who wanted us to dive into baby name data for England and Wales....
What is supposed to be Dashboard Week day 4 is in fact my day 1. Monday was a holiday of the bank variety, Tuesday I had a date with dentistry, and Wednesday was an impromptu stats 101 with Beth. Today Andy gave us a pretty cool dataset on comic book data,...
Easily identify the html code that you need to target for the scraping of data from webpages.
A simple task that takes a few more steps than maybe you’d think in Tableau. Shout out to Eva Murray (@TriMyData) for this technique. Step 1 Create a calculated field containing the text you want to be clickable. Step 2 Drag the hyperlink field onto a worksheet, more...
Use different colours for the text inside tooltips by creating fields containing mutually exclusive conditions.
Filter a dashboard in Tableau Server, Tableau Online or Tableau Public by appending query strings to the URL in a browser.
Add information icons to your dashboard to provide users with additional content and/or instructions to help them navigate your visualisations.
A quick and easy tutorial on how to create line shapes on your dashboard (using text box borders) which can be used to divide up your visualisation, underline titles etc.
A walkthrough of how to create a barbell chart (aka dumbbell chart aka DNA chart) from scratch.
Hey everyone, my name’s Paul and I make up one ninth of the new Data School cohort. I’ve spent my whole life feeding my vague irrational fear of the number 13. This has ranged from not putting my gym bag in locker #13 even though it’s the only one free, to...