Week 50: Land use by food type

Week 50: Land use by food type

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 50 I picked a dataset which I thought was nice and simple, something easy as we approach the holidays and the end of the year. Turns out, this dataset might have been a bit more challenging...
Week 48: The cost of a night out

Week 48: The cost of a night out

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar You all probably know by now that the #MakeoverMonday community is pretty switched on, creative, passionate and simply a bunch of incredible people that we truly enjoy working with. Not only do you...
Week 46: Diversity in Tech

Week 46: Diversity in Tech

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar 150! This week is the 150th week of MakeoverMonday the social data project. Here’s a massive CHEERS to everyone who has been part of this journey. Whether it’s your first viz or your 150th (Charlie...
Week 44: Everybody poops

Week 44: Everybody poops

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 44 we asked our community to tackle a clean dataset about a dirty matter: washing your hands after pooping. As it turns out, a lot of people in the UK don’t always wash their hands...
Week 30: Parental leave in the OECD

Week 30: Parental leave in the OECD

Original visualization | Data set on data.world | Viz Review Webinar For week 30 we challenged the community to improve on a bar chart published in an OECD report on parental leave systems in countries around the world. We saw a lot of great makeovers for this data...
Week 24: Tourism Density Index

Week 24: Tourism Density Index

This week’s recap about the Tourism Density Index comes to you from Berlin, where I am playing tourist myself and enjoying a few days in the capital. The dataset I provided was very simple with just 20 rows across 6 columns. 20 countries were ranked based on...
Week 20: Congestion in major European Cities

Week 20: Congestion in major European Cities

Andy and I are huge fans of simplicity and this week’s dataset was nice and simple, giving everyone a chance to stick to the basics if they want to and enjoy the nice (Northern Hemisphere) spring weather instead of spending many hours building vizzes. We asked...
Week 12: UK Pet Population in 2017

Week 12: UK Pet Population in 2017

For week 12 we asked the community to work with data about the UK’s pet population. The dataset was pretty simple and there is a good reason for it. For all the variety of topics and challenges we want to provide, sometimes we just need to keep things very basic...
Week 8: Where does your Medicine come from?

Week 8: Where does your Medicine come from?

After last week’s Olympic medal focus, this week we shifted gears completely and brought you data about the value of pharmaceutical drug exports by country from 2013-2017. What I first noticed last week and then again this week was that despite the data being at...
Week 30 – How thirsty is our food?

Week 30 – How thirsty is our food?

One of the fun parts of Makeover Monday is getting to pick a dataset and topic each week. It’s no big secret that I love food and I figured that lots of people do, because we all eat food every day. The topic for this week was ‘How thirsty is your...
Week 17 – Data Skills Are in Huge Demand

Week 17 – Data Skills Are in Huge Demand

For week 17 we teamed up with Tableau to look at LinkedIn’s ranking of the skills that are most in demand. From a selfish perspective for Makeover Monday, it’s pretty amazing to have such close support from Tableau. What’s even better is that Tableau...
Week 13 – The Secret of Success

Week 13 – The Secret of Success

Week 13 took a look at an interesting survey from Russia about the secret of success that included a pretty offensive subtitle. The data itself was pretty simple: 3 groups of people, 8 questions, 24 data points total. Incredibly the Makeover Monday Community has come...