RSS Tableau

  • New in Tableau Prep: Visual Level of Details and Analytic functions support
    In the latest release of Tableau Prep Builder (2020.1.3), we’ve added support for Level of Detail (LOD) calculations to make working with aggregations much easier. We’re also delighted to introduce Rank and Row Number functions – enabling even more ways to clean and reshape your data. For those advanced users who prefer to write calculations, […]
  • Now available in Tableau: Dynamic parameters, viz animations, buffer calculations, and more
    The newest release of Tableau is here! Tableau 2020.1 includes exciting ways to add powerful interactivity and storytelling to your data, bringing to life some of the most-requested features from the Tableau Community. Upgrade to take advantage of these new innovations. Let’s look at the highlights of this release: Ensure your dashboards always reflect the […]
  • How I built an internal training program at Just Eat in six weeks
    I work on the data visualisation team at Just Eat—an online food order and delivery service based in the U.K., operating in 13 countries. We have been using Tableau for around five years. I’ve been managing the Tableau Server for over two and a half years, and over that time, I have helped deliver an […]
  • How a new approach to data is powering Feeding America’s fight against hunger
    Tackling hunger in America is no small task. More than 37 million people in the U.S. struggle to put food on the table —that’s one in nine people. As you walk down the street, you probably pass someone who is facing hunger. Feeding America® is the largest domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. Through […]
  • Tableau Conference Europe speaker applications are now open
    Tableau Conference Europe returns to London in June 2020 and promises to be an action-packed week for everyone who attends. Customers are the heartbeat of the Conference, so it is no surprise that the customer sessions are often the most popular. Have you ever dreamt of sharing your Tableau journey with the #DataFam? We encourage […]
  • Best of the Tableau Web: New features and growth opportunities
    It’s February and it’s Valentine’s Day, so here are the blogs I loved in January. Yes, that is one of the cheesiest opening lines I’ve written for this series! I remain unapologetic. The content team asked for something Valentine-themed and that’s the best I have. 🙂 This month, I’ve seen some great posts on animations. […]
  • Announcing the 2020 Tableau Zen Masters
    Eight years ago, a team at Tableau started a customer recognition program. They called it the Zen Masters. At its inception, Tableau Evangelist Andy Cotgreave wrote, "The Tableau Zen Master program recognises exceptional contributions to the community from our best experts. It is not just a recognition program—it’s about leadership. We want to cultivate a […]
  • Tableau a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant
    This week, Gartner published the 2020 Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms, marking Tableau’s eighth consecutive year as a Leader. We are taking this as an opportunity to proudly reflect on the incredible year we’ve had, witnessing fast and broad customer adoption, growth and successes in our unparalleled community, and innovative platform expansion. […]
  • Create data that moves you with viz animations
    With Tableau viz animations, it’s easier than ever to explore, understand, and present your data, showing changes to tell powerful, moving data stories. Available for you to try now in the Tableau Beta—and soon available in our next release, Tableau 2020.1—animations put your data in motion and take your work to the next level. Use […]
  • How to make sales data actionable with TC sessions
    With the amount of time, effort, and information that goes into closing deals, there are many opportunities to be more effective and make quota. From having more relevant details about your accounts to speeding up or eliminating time spent on administrative tasks, having actionable data is at the heart of improving sales performance. This message […]

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  • Tableau Metadata API, GraphQL and how to get data with Alteryx – Part Two 21st February 2020
    This is part two of a two-part blog series about the new Tableau Metadata API. I think it’s very important that before you start using this new API you should have some basic understanding of the concepts of REST, GraphQL and of metadata. You can find the first part here... The post Tableau Metadata API, […]
    Andre De Vries
  • Tableau Metadata API, GraphQL and how to get data with Alteryx – Part One 21st February 2020
    This is part one of a two-part blog series about the new Tableau Metadata API. I think it’s very important that before you start using this new API you should have some basic understanding of the concepts of REST, GraphQL and of metadata. In this first part I discuss these... The post Tableau Metadata API, […]
    Andre De Vries
  • Creating a customer churn risk status in Alteryx 21st February 2020
    Use a customer’s past spending behaviour to create an individual churn risk classification. The post Creating a customer churn risk status in Alteryx appeared first on The Information Lab.
    andrew.lehm
  • What’s new in Tableau Prep 2020.1: LODs and Analytical Calculations 21st February 2020
    An introduction to LODs and Analytical Calculations in Tableau Prep Builder 2020.1 The post What’s new in Tableau Prep 2020.1: LODs and Analytical Calculations appeared first on The Information Lab.
    jack.parry
  • Filter between blended data sources in Tableau using set actions 19th February 2020
    Filter across blended data sources at a level of granularity not available in both data sources by using a set action The post Filter between blended data sources in Tableau using set actions appeared first on The Information Lab.
    andrew.lehm
  • User Filtering with a Security Table in Tableau Server 14th February 2020
    “User Filtering” aka “Row-level Security” is a nifty feature available in Tableau Server. It is the process of restricting the data a user can view based on who is viewing the dashboard. Simple examples would be something like… “we want our regional managers to only see the data for the... The post User Filtering with […]
    Ben Moss
  • Tableau 2020.1: Viz Animations 12th February 2020
    Viz animations are a new feature in Tableau 2020.1, now we can have fancy bars in motion. So what are viz animations good for? Viz animations are very useful for conveying movement, or a change. They make it much easier to follow the transition between sorts (seen in the gif... The post Tableau 2020.1: Viz […]
    Bona Wang
  • Tableau 2020.1: Dynamic Parameters 11th February 2020
    Dynamic parameters are finally coming to Tableau! One of the most asked for features of all time is just around the corner. So let’s take a quick look into how to set them up. Edit parameter menu – there’s something new! When you go to create a parameter, and set... The post Tableau 2020.1: Dynamic […]
    Bona Wang
  • Tableau: Use filter action fields to update sheet titles 3rd February 2020
    In this blog I will go through how I use fields generated from a dashboard filter action to update sheet titles as seen in Fig. 1 below using Sample Superstore data. Fig. 1: Chart titles update according to what had been filtered. The dashboard above shows that when I filter... The post Tableau: Use filter […]
    Seffana Mohamed-Ajaz
  • Tableau: Use filter action field in calculations 2nd February 2020
    There are often times that I produce dashboards for clients that ask me to breakdown their data further into the lowest level of granularity. I usually achieve this by using the Filter dashboard action as you can see in the Fig. 1 below. Fig. 1: Dashboard showing breakdown of individual... The post Tableau: Use filter […]
    Seffana Mohamed-Ajaz