Well, I decided to enter #MakeoverMonday this week. It’s a weekly dataviz challenge set by Andy Kriebel, open to all. The rules of the game are simple. Each week Andy selects an example dataviz published somewhere on the web – usually something topical used on a news site – and the challenge is to produce your own,[…]
Everybody dies. Why state the morbidly obvious? Language used by politicians and the media, with phrases like “excess deaths” (more people died than we expected) or “weekend deaths” (err… because dying on at the weekend is worse?), often give the strange impression that death is some sort of avoidable outcome.Perhaps we should change the language. Not[…]
Another example of what you squeeze out of the vast array of publicly available NHS data.In this case, specifically sourced from NHS Hospital & Community Health Service (HCHS) workforce statistics.
I’ve had cause to be up to my elbows in NHS data recently, thinking about new and interesting ways to visualise some of it. More to come on that front… I’ve also been playing with the beta version of Tableau 9.3. (Some nice improvements coming in this update for you Tableau 9.2 users, esp. Tableau[…]