Will became interested in data analysis whilst at University, especially when having to visualise data on a weekly basis for various business presentations.
As a keen user of Football Manager (1000+ hours!), Will is subject to large datasets both in a professional and personal environment, making sense of this data is a key to success in both fields.
Will has worked in Digital Marketing, an environment where Excel pie charts reign supreme and is looking to the Data School to guide him down the path of redemption.
He enjoys playing many sports, including Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis, Football and many more. Watching football is a big passion of Will’s and he hopes to see Tottenham Hotspur win the title soon!
The Start of the Journey Nearly 6 months ago I was ready to start probably the biggest challenge of my working life so far, my first Tableau consultancy placement after only 4 months using the software! To make matters even more challenging I had just stepped off a...
How to use the Running Total Table Calculation in Tableau to its full effectiveness.
Time for a really quick tip in Alteryx focusing on the “Explorer Box” tool.
How to create both a simple and advanced Voronoi Diagram using Alteryx processes.
One of the best tips I found out when working on our client project last week as the ability to alter spatial objects using the Summarize tool.
Last week as part of our client project I had to use an iterative macro for the first time to solve a problem that the client was facing.
So for this week we were challenged to do #MakeoverMonday with the rest of the attendees at the Tableau Conference.
How to colour your custom shapes based on another category/variable without losing shape detail.
Comments and Containers are an essential part of a neat workflow.
Creating an Alteryx app to bring in data from the NetflixRoulette API as part of one of our Data School projects.
In this short tutorial I will be guiding you through the steps needed to create what I like to refer as a “Butterfly Chart”.
To help our data visualisation practice we wanted to create a hierarchy going from LAD and CCG down to LSOA and then down to each individual hospital.
A review of “Golden Rules for Great Business Charts” by Laszlo Zlom
For my "viz at home" this week I found an interesting dataset all to with a 10 dimensional burrito rating system in San Diego. As some of the Information Lab are in San Diego at the moment I thought it would be the best timing to create a viz allowing them to find the...
A quick look at QGIS and how it can be used to make mapping easier in Tableau.