For Week 6 of Makeover Monday 2018, we had a dataset from the Society for American Baseball Research focusing around Ethnicity in Major League Baseball since 1947-2016. This was part of the United States celebrating Black History Month as Tableau will be heavily promoting the emphasis on visualising diversity over February. As I know absolutely nothing about baseball, I … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 Week 6 – Major League Baseball Demographics from 1947-2016
Thursday 1 February 2018 saw the return of the Birmingham Tableau User Group from the University of Law in Birmingham. Considering this was the first-ever TUG I have ever been to in March 2017, it seemed very fitting this would be my first Tableau event of 2018. The team have expanded from one to three co-leaders. Running … Continue reading BrumTUG – Back with a bang!
For Week 5 of Makeover Monday 2018, the dataset focused around what the most profitable companies made per second. The dataset itself was very simple which suited me very well considering that I have a lot of things going on this week not to mention the relaunch of the Birmingham Tableau User Group this Thursday evening. Original … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 5 – What companies make the most profit per second?
It's Week 4 for Makeover Monday 2018 and already, I have been pushed to my data visualisation limits so far this year. The datasets have challenged me to work hard to find suitable story angles whilst keeping the vizzes user friendly. This week's dataset is looking at Turkey Vulture migration in North and South America from 2003-2011. When I … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 4 – Mapping Turkey Vultures
Three weeks into 2018 and it's Week 3 of Makeover Monday and I'm definitely keeping to my goal to complete all 52 weeks of this popular social data project. It really makes a huge difference making a commitment to improving my dataviz skills without going on and off every so often. This week's dataset for Week 3 … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 3 – US Household Income State Distribution
Another day, another Makeover Monday. Eight days into the New Year and we are onto Week 2 in which Eva chose the topic of "Looks v. Personalities" in which it's based around the dataset from YouGov on the characteristics of the twenty countries that were part of the study. On a personal front, I really … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 2 – Looks v. Personalities
With only three more weeks to go before history will be made at the 31st Annual Royal Rumble in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, I decided to visualise the history of one of WWE's "Big Four" events. WWE has always been a big part of my life, growing up with watching the likes of The Rock, Shawn Michaels and Stone Cold Steve Austin to John … Continue reading A History of the WWE Royal Rumble
Happy New Year! As I mentioned in one of my previous blog posts, I wanted to set some time every week to do Makeover Monday. As it's the first day of 2018, I needed to get off to the best possible start so here goes with the first Makeover of the year! This week's dataset looks at … Continue reading Makeover Monday 2018 – Week 1 – Poultry and Livestock Consumption in the US
2017 has been an amazing first year of using Tableau as a data visualisation tool. It's been a year full of amazing opportunities such as participating in Makeover Monday as well as attending the London and Birmingham Tableau User Groups which have been the big highlights of 2017 for me. Coming into 2018, I'm always looking to improve my … Continue reading My Tableau Goals for 2018
As we're coming up to the end of 2017, it's been another fantastic year in regards to the things I have done, not to mention graduating from Birmingham City University in July. Whilst I am not one for New Year's Resolutions, I do have some goals lined up for the upcoming year. 1. Maintaining a … Continue reading Out with 2017, in with 2018 – My main goals for the upcoming year