Luke Stanke

2020 Week 46: Can you build a Premier League table?

Introduction I was scrolling thru my Twitter timeline and noticed a comment by fellow Zen Master Simon Beaumont to #MakeoverMonday co-lead Charlie Hutcheson regarding tables, specifically the kind to track teams and the results of matches in the English Premier League (which are a group of the highest level teams that play football/soccer in England). …

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2020 Week 43: Mobile Dashboard Challenge

Introduction This week’s challenge is two parts: Mobile dashboard design and KPI design. First, designing for mobile is difficult, but mobile is all about simplicity and interactivity. In this case, the KPIs also act as buttons that will reveal bar charts showing performance by month. To me this design is    Click to open in Tableau …

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2020 Week 40: #SportsVizSunday and Pro Football Focus

Introduction Hey everyone! I know, this isn’t your monthly #SportsVizSunday data challenge or the weekly thread of awesome sports vizzes, this is #WorkoutWednesday, but with a sports twist. My name is Spencer Baucke, co-founder of #SportsVizSunday and consultant at Tessellation. I was suuuuper excited when the #WoW crew reached out and asked if we wanted …

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2020 Week 27: What is the distribution of total orders by customer?

Introduction After many weeks of practical challenges. I’ve decided to switch it up this week. If I’m being honest I’ve been saving this challenge since August of last year (it’s still not the oldest challenge I am saving). This weeks challenge is to make a symmetrical dot plot. Not only is the dot plot symmetrical …

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2020 Week 18: Which products were most profitable?

Introduction Sometimes you want to make fun charts, but life gives you tables. This challenge is another real-life challenge I’ve encountered through Dr. Alicia Bembenek: show a table, but only highlight a subset of the products. An innocent challenge that is actually more difficult than it first appears. –LS. Be sure to check out the …

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Week 9: What is the 90 day reorder rate?

Introduction I’m not going to hide it: this week will be hard. But this challenge is inspired by real events. In the four months I’ve helped solve various versions of this same problem: how do you do nest a table calculation inside of a level-of-detail calculation? You don’t. But you can nest table calculations–which is …

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