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  • Creating a Drilldown Map 13th October 2020
    Create a drilldown map using parameters and parameter actions. The post Creating a Drilldown Map appeared first on The Information Lab.
  • TC20-ish Round Up 13th October 2020
    TC looked a little different this year in a number of ways. First off it was entirely virtual. That’s right, you could attend from the comfort of your own home and align the sessions to work around your schedule with greater ease than ever before. No more dashing through the... The post TC20-ish Round Up […]
    Jenny Martin
  • Full Outer and Inner Joins with Multiple Inputs: The ‘Join Multiple’ vs ‘Manual’ Method 2nd October 2020
    Most Alteryx Designer users are familiar with merging two datasets together using the Join tool. But when it comes to creating full-outer and inner joins, and working with multiple datasets, things are slightly more complex.In this post, I’ll present two main methods for producing full-outer and inner joins with multiple... The post Full Outer and […]
  • Five Tableau Tips – September Edition 30th September 2020
    Five Tableau Tips – September Edition How to…in Tableau Photo by Jonas Svidras from StockSnap Welcome to the September edition of the Tableau Five Tips blog post. It contains some of the questions that I have been asked this month. All of them started with: ‘How to…in Tableau’.  Want to... The post Five Tableau Tips […]
  • NEW! The easiest way to embed Tableau into Salesforce 22nd September 2020
    At The Information Lab, we have lots of Tableau users and customers that are interested in integrating the power of their interactive data visualisations with Salesforce. This has always been possible but it needed a little bit of coding wizardry to embed Tableau in a Salesforce page. Therefore this was... The post NEW! The easiest […]
    Andre De Vries
  • Writing your output, to your input, in Alteryx 17th September 2020
    We recently wrote a blog outlining a method that allows you to take your input source, and write it to the same file as your output. In this post we are going to show you the opposite, how we can write our output data to the same file as our... The post Writing your output, […]
    Ben Moss
  • How to Build ‘Break Points’ into your Alteryx Workflows 16th September 2020
    In this post we are going to demonstrate how we can make use of the ‘Message’ tool to create a ‘break point’ within your workflow. When we talk about ‘break points’ we are referring to the idea of completely stopping our workflow from running if a specific condition is not... The post How to Build […]
    Ben Moss
  • Tableau Prep Up & Running by Carl Allchin 15th September 2020
    Buy Now For self-service data preparation, Tableau Prep is relatively easy to use–as long as you know how to clean and organize your datasets. Carl Allchin, from The Information Lab in London, gets you up to speed on Tableau Prep through a series of practical lessons that include methods for... The post Tableau Prep Up […]
    Carl Allchin
  • Editing an Existing Workflow on Alteryx Server 15th September 2020
    So you’ve published your first version of a workflow to Alteryx Server, but how exactly can you edit it. There are a couple of ways and in this blog we’re going to outline those different methods and reasons why we might not always use a consistent approach. The easiest way... The post Editing an Existing […]
    Ben Moss
  • How to create an Origin-Destination Map in Tableau 14th September 2020
    I have always admired these fancy maps with the lines connecting the locations. But every time I tried to create one, I got a bit confused with what comes onto path and how to connect the origin and destination points.  And once I did manage to connect those points it... The post How to create […]