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I got a couple of these in a meetup I attended at Tableau some time ago…


Random Thoughts

Conditional formatting intersect area of line charts

So late last week a colleague came into my office and started doodling on my whiteboard.  He wanted to know if I had a template for showing positive and negative intersect areas of line charts.   152 more words


How to create a BCG matrix in Excel

Having used this type of chart a lot recently, I thought it was time I had a decent version in Excel.  In case you are not aware a BCG matrix, also known as a growth-share matrix is a management planning tool.   665 more words

Effective Communication

Understanding 3-way interactions between continuous and categorical variables: small multiples

It can be pretty tricky to interpret the results of statistical analysis sometimes, and particularly so when just gazing at a table of regression coefficients that include multiple interactions. 1,591 more words


Cats, "it depends" & invisible visualisation

I can be a little bit sceptical about conferences; perhaps I’m scarred from years of attending statistically focussed events where half the talks can be discussing very niche problems that I struggle to relate to. 1,215 more words

Using data journalism to investigate ISIL

This week on data journalism gave me a few ideas about our online storytelling approach: using interactive features for our website to avoid our piece being just plain text. 143 more words