Avoid the dark corners – why training gets you on the right track…

by Sam Cliff on 9th April 2014

I’ve always been self-taught when it comes to software, same as with most of us, rather because of urgent need than informed choice. Make no mistake, working with software in your own working environment and getting real hands-on experience is the best way to get better in using it. However, when learning this way we […]

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Tableau Mapping – Dealing with postcode data

by Sam Cliff on 9th January 2014

tableau post codes

Postcode points are a great reference for your data but with the sheer number of them, loading this dataset can be a bit tricky -So we thought we’d share our tips for getting the best out of them.

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Are we equipping young drivers to be safe?

by Sam Cliff on 11th October 2013

Perhaps we should provide better training for our young, inexperienced drivers and ensure the testing is consistent with the varying conditions that they will face day to day.

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What can you get done in 15 minutes?

by Sam Cliff on 8th October 2013

It’s hot news: according to Leonard Cheshire Disability, 60% of councils regularly pay 15-minute visits to disabled people and the elderly – but what can you get done in 15 minutes? Not a lot. Even making a cuppa can take up a third of that time! Imagine you are someone with a disability receiving a […]

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Just how profitable are the energy companies?

by Sam Cliff on 20th September 2013

Ed Miliband appeared on BBC Radio 4 this morning, proposing that a Labour government would freeze energy prices, putting an end to their predatory overcharging, but are they really picking up excess profits? We thought we’d give the facts a quick whiz through Tableau to check them out

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