RSS Tableau

  • New in Tableau Prep: Automatically identify data quality issues with Data Roles
    September 6, 2018 · Dr. Anushka Anand Product NewsNew in Tableau Prep: Automatically identify data quality issues with Data Roles By Hannah Blacksmith Discover how these features save you time in getting your data ready for analysis. Read more about New in Tableau Prep: Automatically identify data quality issues with Data Roles
  • New report: Tableau's smart analytics capabilities will empower everyone working with data
    August 23, 2018 · Adriana Gil MinerDataNew report: Tableau's smart analytics capabilities will empower everyone working with dataBy Hannah Blacksmith Learn more about our built-in smart analytics capabilities and get the Constellation Research report that examines them. Read more about New report: Tableau's smart analytics capabilities will empower everyone working with data
  • New in Tableau Prep: Now in seven languages, plus command line flow scheduling
    August 13, 2018 · Maraki KetemaProduct NewsNew in Tableau Prep: Now in seven languages, plus command line flow scheduling By Hannah Blacksmith Learn about the new features in latest release of Tableau Prep. Read more about New in Tableau Prep: Now in seven languages, plus command line flow scheduling
  • Data shines light on children’s rights challenges in Latin America
    July 31, 2018 · Neal MyrickSocial ImpactData shines light on children’s rights challenges in Latin AmericaBy Hannah Blacksmith Learn how Guatemala-based Institutional Coordination for Promotion of Child Rights (CIPRODENI) uses Tableau to further their mission of advancing children’s rights in the Northern Triangle. Read more about Data shines light on children’s rights challenges in Latin […]
  • Practice your data viz skills and build your portfolio with these Tableau Community activities
    August 10, 2018 · KJ Kim Data LiteracyPractice your data viz skills and build your portfolio with these Tableau Community activitiesBy Marissa Michelotti Practice your data viz skills while building your portfolio with these Tableau Community activities—download your free student license today. Read more about Practice your data viz skills and build your portfolio with […]
  • Stand out in your job search with an interactive Tableau resume
    August 1, 2018 · Anna TankelData LiteracyStand out in your job search with an interactive Tableau resumeBy Marissa Michelotti Did you know recruiters spend just 6 seconds reading each job application? Make your resume stand our from the crowd by visualizing it in Tableau. Read more about Stand out in your job search with an […]
  • 5 easy ways to incorporate Tableau in the classroom
    August 17, 2018 · Meagan CorbettData Literacy5 easy ways to incorporate Tableau in the classroomBy Marissa Michelotti Prepping your curriculum for the upcoming school year? Check out these 5 ways to incorporate Tableau into your class—it starts with downloading your free Tableau for Teaching license. Read more about 5 easy ways to incorporate Tableau in […]
  • Generation Data: Matt Farkas from Spotify
    August 6, 2018 · Midori NgData LiteracyGeneration Data: Matt Farkas from SpotifyBy Marissa Michelotti Get to know Spotify intern and data rockstar Matt Farkas and hear about his Tableau story. Read more about Generation Data: Matt Farkas from Spotify
  • Now available in Tableau: Dashboard extensions, a new TSM experience, spatial joins, and so much more
    July 30, 2018 · Olivia Nix Product NewsNow available in Tableau: Dashboard extensions, a new TSM experience, spatial joins, and so much moreBy Marissa Michelotti We're expanding what's possible in Tableau in our newest release—Tableau 2018.2! This release brings major new functionality, whether you’re an IT admin, analyst or developer. Read more about Now available […]
  • Lessons learned when scaling Tableau in an enterprise
    August 8, 2018 · Paul BanoubEnterpriseLessons learned when scaling Tableau in an enterpriseBy Marissa Michelotti Discover how #datarockstar Paul Banoub built a Tableau deployment from the ground up. Read more about Lessons learned when scaling Tableau in an enterprise

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

  • Why I created the FT Visual Vocabulary in Tableau 31st August 2018
    As the Head Coach of The Data School, I need to be on top of all things Tableau so that I can pass that knowledge onto our trainees. What I really hope they pick up is my method for learning and my constant to desire to get better at my... The post Why I created […]
    Andy Kriebel
  • (Updated) Tableau Server housekeeping made easy – Windows Edition 28th August 2018
    *** This is an update of an older blog post that I wrote about creating a backup and housekeeping script for Tableau Server. If you require housekeeping scripts for Tableau Server v2018.2 or later, then read on. If you require scripts for Tableau Server 2018.1 or earlier, then go here... The post (Updated) Tableau Server […]
    Jonathan MacDonald
  • Tableau Mapping Memoirs 22nd August 2018
    Tableau evolves rapidly with new features. Plotting data on a map is one of those coolest features. This blog will show you a short history of how Tableau’s data mapping has developed over the last few years. Geographic roles and polygons, version 9.0 Mapping requires location data – a position... The post Tableau Mapping Memoirs […]
    Alexandra Hanna
  • Basic Tableau Server tasks with the new TSM Command Line 20th August 2018
    As you may already know, in the new Tableau Server version 2018.2 there are some changes in the way Tableau Server Administrators manage the server with the introduction of the Tableau Services Manager (TSM). One of this changes is the replacement of the tabadmin Command Line by the new TSM... The post Basic Tableau Server […]
    Pablo Saenz de Tejada
  • Pascal’s Triangle – Alteryx Python SDK 15th August 2018
    The original version of this article with working code is here . After a couple of posts (I & II) getting my feet wet with the Python SDK module for Alteryx I finally get to build a tool that actually uses some code: The Pascal’s Triangle generator Following the original... The post Pascal’s Triangle – […]
    David Sanchez Martin
  • Tableau Set Actions 13th August 2018
    In the upcoming 2018.3 release of Tableau Desktop (currently in beta), there will be two new dashboard Actions: Go to Sheet Change Set Values This blog post takes a look at Set Actions and some of the potential use cases, such as: Proportional brushing Dynamic Viz-in-Tooltips with hierarchical selection Customised... The post Tableau Set Actions […]
    Marc Reid
  • Building an Alteryx Python SDK tool (Part II) 7th August 2018
    This is the second post exploring the Alteryx Python SDK extension module. Adding bits of functionality: Using as a template the very basic Alteryx Python SDK tool, I will now start to add some functionality with the objective of understanding how to handle: Multiple columns (fields). Multiple rows (records). Free... The post Building an Alteryx […]
    David Sanchez Martin
  • What’s this new .trex filetype? 7th August 2018
    With the release of Tableau’s latest instalment, version 2018.2, we now have the ability to use extensions in our dashboards. You can download these from the official Tableau Gallery, which was also launched together with 2018.2. I’ve played around with this Extension API since it’s very first alpha release just... The post What’s this new […]
    Andre De Vries
  • Dipping my toes into Alteryx Python SDK 6th August 2018
    What I thought it was going to be: Write some code, connect to an input & output, maybe allow for some configuration and, voilà, tool ready. Something similar to the R tools that I’ve seen around. What it actually was like: I started writing some code to get relatively simple... The post Dipping my toes […]
    David Sanchez Martin
  • Using Tableau Data Driven alerts to let users know when a new workbook is published. 31st July 2018
    Recently a customer wanted to alert users when a new workbook had been uploaded to Tableau Server, there isn’t a standard way to do this but after wracking my brain I came up with a workaround using data driven alerts. Firstly you will need to connect to the workgroup database... The post Using Tableau Data […]
    Andrew Pick