Tableau

The Magic of Tableau Set Actions

Traditionally the set feature in Tableau is used to create a subset of predefined values. Those may be handpicked (i.e. How do these 5 products perform regionally?) or they may be chosen conditionally (i.e. Where are our top 100 customers by revenue located?). They are generally used to create predefined values you can filter on.

10 Steps to Ensure Dashboarding Success: Leverage the Methods of Google, Apple and Tesla (Webinar Recording)

When you embark on a Tableau dashboarding project, you are creating a new product. When Apple releases the newest iPhone, they aren’t putting out a rough draft. They’ve done extensive user and product testing to make sure its the best product possible. You can (and should) use the same design sprint methodology on your own projects to ensure success.

10 Steps to Ensure Dashboarding Success (1-5)

When you embark on a Tableau dashboarding project, you are creating a new product. When Apple releases the newest iPhone, they aren’t putting out a rough draft. They’ve done extensive user and product testing to make sure its the best product possible. You can (and should) use the same design sprint methodology on your own projects to ensure success.

How I Used My Data & Tableau Skills to Find 100 Silver Coins Last Year

My grandparents have a beach house in Island County and every 4th of July there is a big parade and community get together. One of the events is the “Penny Hunt”. The adults scatter a bunch of coins (of varying denominations) in the sand for the kids to search for. As kids, my brother and I got fed up with blindly digging in the sand so we convinced our dad to get us a cheap metal detector. I remember pulling in $40 the first summer we put it to use. Not bad for a couple of kids.

How to Create a Dynamic Color Legend in Tableau

If you use a parameter to swap between two worksheets in a Tableau dashboard, you lose the ability to use the worksheets’ default color legends effectively. Check out this video to learn a trick you can use to create a dynamic color legend which always shows an accurate data range despite which worksheet is showing.

Unveiling Tableau Prep

You might have heard a lot of noise about the new Tableau Prep product that just released. 

Newsflash: You automatically get it with your Tableau Desktop license

Wondering what all the hoopla is about? Watch the webinar below to learn the 3 key things you need to know about the product and how it can save you weeks in your data communication efforts.