Dashboard Week – Day 3 (Solar System)

by Sara Hamdoun

Today we used an API to access data about the Solar System. Extracting the data was fairly okay; below is my Alteryx workflow:

However, it wouldn’t be dashboard week if it was that simple… Oh no we had to use Power BI instead of Tableau. Let’s just say I’ll never ever ask the question ‘What’s the difference between the two?’ I found that Power BI doesn’t come close to Tableau, I struggled to do the simplest things and found it very restricting (I’m hoping it’s the first and last time using Power BI). By the end of the day, I have a new level of appreciation for Tableau. Below is my dashboard for Day 3:

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