I cannot believe its been six months since I first started enhancing my data visualisation skills by using Tableau on the 1st January 2017 and it has changed my life. As a Data Journalist for a few years, I had relied on infogr.am to generate my visualisations for my stories, but it was not until … Continue reading The benefits of Makeover Monday for a Tableau learner
This week's Makeover Monday was very different to past Makeover Monday entries as this will be the last entry before I head off to Portugal for a week in the Algarve for some sun and relaxation. How lovely! In terms of the background for Makeover Monday Week 20, entrants could decide on doing a Makeover … Continue reading Makeover Monday Week 20 – Youth Employment in South American Countries
For many years, I used to be very closed about the fact that I was on the autistic spectrum. From the age of three, I was diagnosed by a Doctor as having Asperger's Syndrome, which is a mild form of autism, which affects the way I interact and create relationships around me whether that is … Continue reading Asperger’s is not a barrier, it’s who I am
It's my first piece of doing a how to in Tableau and as I've been experimenting with timeline charts, it was only right to give you the Tableau community a demonstration into how you can make this incredibly simple but effective data visualisation. Just a brief bit of background on how I came across this … Continue reading Making Timeline Charts in Tableau step-by-step
I must be honest with myself after turning 21 last week, I had a bad week, full of overthinking and making silly mistakes and being unsuccessful with The Data School 6 application. It would have been very easy to put two months of Tableau learning aside and forget about it, but its made me more … Continue reading Learning through doing – Picking yourself back up in Tableau
The dawn of a new year beckons as 2016 becomes 2017 and already this year feels a lot quicker than last year. But there was a goal that I wanted to accomplish and that was to learn Tableau. On the first day of 2017, I jumped into the unknown and I have not looked back … Continue reading What have I learned on my first month using Tableau?
After being recommended to try Tableau's weekly social data project #MakeoverMonday, which is run by Andy Kriebel and Eva Murray, I have immersed myself in the project which has given me a place where I can share my work on social media within the Tableau community and get feedback by other participants. Whilst it has … Continue reading Reflecting on my first two Tableau #MakeoverMonday weeks so far – a lot to learn