Having worked as a consultant for five years, Ryan’s first experience with data analysis was working with a large government department producing dashboards providing civil servants with actionable information collated from a variety of different sources. This was the catalyst Ryan’s ongoing fascination with data visualisation as a means of presenting information
in a meaningful way. Ryan was first introduced to Tableau in 2016 when working at a large consumer goods manufacturer, and thanks to its ease of use he was able to create dynamic and interactive dashboards that allowed the client to interrogate how well they engaged with their global consumer base. After discovering the Data School blog when looking for tips on how to improve his vizzes Ryan was struck by the breadth of creativity that Tableau allows, and for him the most exciting prospect of joining the Data School is the opportunity to refine his skills at visually presenting data.
Hi everyone, I'm Ryan and just joined the Data School as part of the DS16 cohort. It's looking like it'll be quite exciting but also daunting in fairly equal measure, so I've put together a short list of some of my expectations for my time here. 1) Up to this point...