RSS Tableau

  • Endless possibilities with Dashboard Extensions
    June 14, 2018 · Michael KovnerProduct NewsEndless possibilities with Dashboard Extensions By Marissa Michelotti Discover the new possibilities of Dashboard Extensions in Tableau 2018.2 beta. Read more about Endless possibilities with Dashboard Extensions
  • How analytics helps cash flow management by uncovering key details
    June 8, 2018 · Ed BarrieDataHow analytics helps cash flow management by uncovering key details By Hannah Blacksmith Discover the four ways data analytics helps cash flow management. Read more about How analytics helps cash flow management by uncovering key details
  • How to use Tableau for financial planning to drive deeper business impact
    May 24, 2018 · Joseph MajewskiDataHow to use Tableau for financial planning to drive deeper business impactBy Hannah Blacksmith Honeywell shares lessons they learned along the way to flexible, self-service finance analytics. Read more about How to use Tableau for financial planning to drive deeper business impact
  • Server management just got easier with the new & improved Tableau Services Manager
    May 22, 2018 · Michael HetrickProduct NewsServer management just got easier with the new & improved Tableau Services ManagerBy Hannah Blacksmith We're excited to a brand new Tableau Services Manager (TSM) experience for customers in Tableau 2018.2. Read more about Server management just got easier with the new & improved Tableau Services Manager
  • Extend and expand your dashboard capabilities with new features—now in beta
    April 30, 2018 · Olivia Nix Product NewsExtend and expand your dashboard capabilities with new features—now in beta By Marissa Michelotti Tableau 2018.2 beta is here! Extend and expand your dashboard capabilities with new features. Read more about Extend and expand your dashboard capabilities with new features—now in beta Add new comment
  • UX Notebook: Designing Tableau Prep’s coordinated workspace
    April 26, 2018 · Clark Wildenradt DataUX Notebook: Designing Tableau Prep’s coordinated workspace By Hannah Blacksmith Take a look at the new features in Tableau Prep that empowers you to zoom in and see more in your data prep experience. Read more about UX Notebook: Designing Tableau Prep’s coordinated workspace Add new comment
  • My first few months with Tableau Prep: What I learned and loved
    April 27, 2018 · Joshua MilliganDataMy first few months with Tableau Prep: What I learned and lovedBy Hannah Blacksmith Discover the learnings and features that customer Josh Milligan loves about Tableau Prep. Read more about My first few months with Tableau Prep: What I learned and loved Add new comment
  • Tableau Prep (Project Maestro) is here: Redefining your data prep experience
    April 24, 2018 · Shailesh KumarProduct NewsTableau Prep (Project Maestro) is here: Redefining your data prep experienceBy Marissa Michelotti It’s a big day for Tableau—we’re excited to announce that Tableau Prep (previously known as Project Maestro) is now available! Read more about Tableau Prep (Project Maestro) is here: Redefining your data prep experience Add new […]
  • Tableau celebrates a new day for data
    April 24, 2018 · Elissa Fink Product NewsTableau celebrates a new day for data By Marissa Michelotti Today we’re announcing groundbreaking developments that address two of the biggest barriers to making data easy for everyone—Tableau Prep and our new role based offerings. Read more about Tableau celebrates a new day for data Add new comment
  • Tableau’s new offerings make data for everyone a reality
    April 24, 2018 · Francois AjenstatProduct News Tableau’s new offerings make data for everyone a realityBy Marissa Michelotti Tableau’s new subscription offerings – Creator, Explorer, and Viewer – are designed to deliver the right capabilities to the right people – and at the right price. Read more about Tableau’s new offerings make data for everyone […]

RSS Promatix BI

  • Promatix | Week 11 – Having a Blast! 17th July 2018
    After the rigours of passing my Tableau Qualified Associate exam (read last week's blog post here), this week I got to get back to playing with data and learning again. This week I have really enjoyed the topic of Makeover Monday data; VOLCANOES! I felt like I was back at school doing a science research project […]
  • Promatix | Week 10 - The sky’s the limit! 11th July 2018
    I am officially a Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate! The exams were on the first day of the European Tableau Conference, I was booked onto the 3pm slot, this allowed me to use the morning to go over the practice questions and to calm my nerves. If you want to read more about how I prepared […]
  • Promatix | Week 9 – Small Bump in the Road 3rd July 2018
    This week was mostly about practising for the exam next week, the closer it gets the more nervous I am. Read more about my preparation from Week 8 here. I attempted the practice questions last week which was easy enough but this week I had some questions from Merel from when she did her exam.
  • Promatix | Week 8 – Time to hit the books 26th June 2018
    Makeover Monday this week was about the US Influenza Surveillance Report which tracks the number of patients visiting participating healthcare providers with Influenza-like Illness (ILI) on a weekly basis. The original visualisation was a line graph showing the percentage of ILI patients for 2017-2018 and a selection of previous seasons (a year beginning in October). […]
  • Tableau Server Training - the "Dark Side" of the Tableau Force? 22nd June 2018
    So far we have talked all about Tableau Desktop training courses and how they can help you get the most out of your data (read last week's post about becoming a Tableau Jedi here). But often Tableau Server is forgotten. Having a properly configured, well maintained and performing Tableau Server can actually have a bigger […]
  • Promatix | Week 7 – Learning is best when put into practice. 19th June 2018
    I find that I am becoming more confident with my Vizzes in Tableau now; I managed to complete my Makeover Monday Viz on the Monday which was a big achievement for me. In previous weeks, I found that I was not confident in what I had produced, so I would continue to work on the […]
  • The missing piece of Tableau Learning to become a Tableau Jedi Master 15th June 2018
    Your formal Tableau Desktop training is complete, (if you missed last week's post about the final Tableau Desktop training course, read it here) but what next? How do you become a true Tableau Jedi? There are a few critical skills that you need to master. In this blog post we will go into detail about […]
  • Promatix | Week 6 – Finding the Crux of the Matter 12th June 2018
    I managed to do both the Makeover Monday and Workout Wednesday this week.
  • Your final Tableau Jedi training - Tableau Desktop Training: Advanced 8th June 2018
    Two Tableau Desktop training courses down, one to go. If you want to read about the second course read last week's post here. Are you ready to take the last step in your formal Tableau Desktop training? Are you ready to apply all that you have learned in order to take that step and become a […]
  • Promatix | Week 5 – Hit the books… and videos, blogs and more. 5th June 2018
    This week was another week of reinforcing my Tableau knowledge, last week I focussed more on practicing in Tableau itself and using it to make visualisations for multiple data sets (read it here), but I thought I’d try something a little bit different. I learnt pretty quickly that I learn best when I try different […]

RSS The Information Lab

  • Filter outliers in Tableau calculating the Distance to IQR 18th July 2018
    If you are familiar with the box and whisker plot you already know is a very good chart to check the distribution of data and highlight outliers. But sometimes is not enough to just show the outliers, sometimes we also want to filter the outliers because those outliers can be... The post Filter outliers in […]
    Pablo Saenz de Tejada
  • Downgrading Alteryx Workflows 12th July 2018
    As quite an active member of the Alteryx Community I often find myself downloading workflows and sharing solution files with other members of the community. It works great and this is one of the best ways in helping educate people, by sharing a solution that they can then break apart... The post Downgrading Alteryx Workflows […]
    Ben Moss
  • Tableau Conference 2018 Europe – A Data Schoolers Perspective 10th July 2018
    Analytical transformation, Europe-wide community, people looking for different outcomes when using Tableau. Those are the three mental notes I wrote down after my first day at the Tableau Conference 2018 Europe at the Excel Centre in London. As a recently ‘graduated’ Data Schooler last May, I was lucky to have... The post Tableau Conference 2018 […]
    Robbin Vernooij
  • Workout Wednesday Live at TC18Europe 4th July 2018
    Workout Wednesday Live is now on at Tableau Conference Europe! There are three levels of Workout Wednesday today. Completing any level can get you a chance to win either The Big Book of Dashboards or Now You See It. You’ll need to be attending TC Europe to come pick up... The post Workout Wednesday Live […]
    Emma Whyte
  • Scraping a password protected webpage in Alteryx with cURL 3rd July 2018
    Imagine you need to download all the invoices from a supplier’s website which is password protected. Also, the page with the invoice links sits behind a login page, which makes the setup in Alteryx a bit more tricky. In this post I am going to demonstrate how to scrape the... The post Scraping a password […]
    Natasha Kurakina
  • Tableau PostgreSQL Repository: Viewing all groups, users and most recent login 2nd July 2018
    We are seeing more and more interest from our customers to analyse and get additional information from Tableau’s Server Repository, the database where Tableau Server stores data about all user interactions, extract refreshes, workbooks, sites, projects, users, groups and more. If you haven’t heard about this database and want to know a... The post Tableau PostgreSQL Repository: […]
    Pablo Saenz de Tejada
  • What’s happening at Tableau Conference Europe 2018 28th June 2018
    It’s less than a week to go until Tableau Conference Europe 2018 kicks off at the ExCel Centre in London! The team here at The Information Lab can’t wait to once again take over the Data Playground and spend a crazy few days with the wonderful folks of the Tableau... The post What’s happening at […]
    Craig Bloodworth
  • Workout Wednesday Live comes to Tableau Conference Europe 2018 27th June 2018
    Attendees of TC Europe 2018 will have the chance to compete in three levels of Workout Wednesday Live for prizes. Workout Wednesday started in 2017, formed by Andy Kriebel and Emma Whyte of The Information Lab. Each Wednesday either Andy or Emma released a challenge: to re-create a Viz created... The post Workout Wednesday Live […]
    Emma Whyte
  • #Inspire18 The Uncoventional Convention 12th June 2018
    In early June Alteryx hosted their annual US conference, Inspire. This year the ‘unconventional’ convention was held in Anahiem, and came with 2 days of platform training and 2 days of keynotes and tech talks, all designed to help their users understand the Alteyrx product suite with greater depth. The... The post #Inspire18 The Uncoventional […]
    Ben Moss
  • Consultant’s Diary – Learning Tableau Server Part I 14th May 2018
    Over the last year, I’ve thrown myself at Tableau Server. The Server aspect of Tableau was one which I hadn’t delved into during my time as part of the Data School. After completing both my Server Qualified Associate, and my Certified Professional, as well as completing a host of Tableau... The post Consultant’s Diary – […]
    Ravi Mistry