RSS Tableau

  • 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
  • My journey to saving time using Tableau for finance analytics
    April 13, 2018 · Sam EllisDataMy journey to saving time using Tableau for finance analyticsBy Hannah Blacksmith Learn about InterWorks journey from crashing sheets to automation and time savings with Tableau. Read more about My journey to saving time using Tableau for finance analytics Add new comment
  • Start your analysis in the browser with Tableau 2018.1
    April 24, 2018 · Olivia NixProduct NewsStart your analysis in the browser with Tableau 2018.1By Marissa Michelotti Release days are always a thrill for us and we’re excited to announce the launch of Tableau 2018.1, which features incredible new capabilities for data people including the ability to connect to data on the web. Read more […]
  • 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
  • Generation Data: Q&A with Billy Wang, graduate student from Tsinghua-Berkeley Dual-Degree
    March 29, 2018 · KJ KimData LiteracyGeneration Data: Q&A with Billy Wang, graduate student from Tsinghua-Berkeley Dual-DegreeBy KJ KIM We sat down with datarockstar, Billy Wang, to hear his Tableau story. See how this graduate student from Tsinghua-Berkeley Dual-Degree got into data and get some tips yourself! Read more about Generation Data: Q&A with Billy […]
  • 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 […]
  • When to use a BI solution for finance analysis because Excel isn’t cutting it
    April 2, 2018 · Mike CrookDataWhen to use a BI solution for finance analysis because Excel isn’t cutting itBy Marissa Michelotti Learn how to unleash business value with Finance Analytics. Read more about When to use a BI solution for finance analysis because Excel isn’t cutting it Add new comment

RSS Promatix BI

  • How can I become a Tableau Jedi? All about Tableau Desktop Training 18th May 2018
    Have you ever asked yourself, "What skills do I need to grow in my job?" It often comes up at appraisals and reviews, along with the intention of week long courses to learn new skills.    Tableau is fast becoming a "must-have" skill when applying for analyst roles, and having worked with many analysts in […]
  • Promatix | Week 2: “One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” - Javascript Training 15th May 2018
    This is a great quote from Frank Smith, psycholinguist, to sum up this week though I am not yet sure what doors I will be able to open on my Tableau journey.
  • Promatix | Week 1: Learning the Ropes 8th May 2018
    My first week at Promatix was heaped with opportunities to learn, days one and two were focussed on learning Tableau Desktop I: Fundamentals, it was a lot of information to take on and it’s a matter of letting the content sink in and lots of practice.
  • The One With The Tableau Qualified Associate Exam 10th November 2017
      Dear readers, This blog is specifically on my experience of taking the Qualified Associate exam. Next blog follows the normal format again updating you on the rest of my journey.
  • The One With The Resit 6th November 2017
      Dear readers, This blog is specifically on my experience of retaking the Qualified Associate exam. Next blog follows the normal format again updating you on the rest of my journey.
  • Expedition Tableau Part 3: Developing Data Visualization skills 27th August 2017
      Ahoy mates! Have you seen part 1 and part 2 I wrote about my first two weeks aboard Promatix and getting to grips with Tableau? Anyway, it’s already been another 4 weeks of sailing since then, so high time I share my updated logbook with you with more of my developing data visualization skills!
  • Expedition Tableau Part 2: Setting off on my Tableau Journey 15th August 2017
    If you have read the short intro to this blog, then you know that before commencing my Tableau journey at Promatix I have already had a taste of the software during the three days of the London Tableau Conference On Tour. However, that was a little while ago already and was more of an introduction, […]
  • Expedition Tableau Part 1: The beginning of my Tableau Journey 15th August 2017
    The Tableau Conference On Tour at the Tobacco Dock in London this June was my baptism in Tableau and the data world surrounded by it. It was fun, interesting and an exciting way to start my job aboard Promatix. As a newbie I was hoping to meet other beginners in this world of data analysis […]
  • 4 Key Issues to Consider When Evaluating BI Platforms 7th July 2017
    Every business has their own operating model, business objectives and KPIs.  Therefore, it is imperative that decision makers spend time to evaluate BI platforms that will help to unlock the potential that BI can deliver, whilst focusing on the specific needs of their business.     During this evaluation process, you may find yourself coming […]
  • Why You Need a BI Strategy to Choose the Right BI Tool 22nd June 2017
    As the business intelligence and data analytics market starts to mature, the number of solutions, providers and tools has dramatically increased, making it more difficult and confusing for decision makers to select the right BI tool for their organisation. It must be kept in mind that not every solution will be suited for your organisation’s […]

RSS The Information Lab

  • 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
  • Consultant’s Diary – Calculated Field Pro-tips 8th May 2018
    I’m going to try and share some of the techniques and methods I use as a consultant. Using Tableau & Alteryx daily means that I’ve found I take small techniques, tips & tricks for granted. Hopefully this will be useful for you all. Using Tableau almost everyday means you pick... The post Consultant’s Diary – […]
    Ravi Mistry
  • Data Scaffolding in Tableau Prep 30th April 2018
    I previously wrote a blog explaining how to create a data scaffold using Alteryx. Please review that blog for a more detailed explanation of what a scaffold data set is and why you may need to use this technique. This diagram from that blog shows one particular use case, where... The post Data Scaffolding in […]
    Phillip Lowe
  • Consultant’s Diary – Wildcard vs. Dynamic Input 30th April 2018
    I’m going to try and share some of the techniques and methods I use as a consultant. Using Tableau & Alteryx daily means that I’ve found I take small techniques, tips & tricks for granted. Hopefully this will be useful for you all. When speaking with clients, customers and friends... The post Consultant’s Diary – […]
    Ravi Mistry
  • No Append, No problem: How to append in Tableau Prep 24th April 2018
    The purpose of appending data sources together is to bring all lines in one datasource (usually a small number) against every line in a larger dataset. If I have one line in my smaller set, then my dataset will remain the same size; if I have two lines it will... The post No Append, No […]
    Ben Moss
  • Consultant’s Diary – Filter Customisation 23rd April 2018
    I’m going to try and share some of the techniques and methods I use as a consultant. Using Tableau & Alteryx daily means that I’ve found I take small techniques, tips & tricks for granted. Hopefully this will be useful for you all. One of the things I love about... The post Consultant’s Diary – […]
    Ravi Mistry
  • Tableau Prep Overview 18th April 2018
    All the information in this post is based on the Project Maestro Beta 4 release. Functionality and options available might change when the product is officially released. Probably you have already heard about Tableau Prep (aka Project Maestro), Tableau’s new ETL tool that allows us to have a fast and visual... The post Tableau Prep Overview […]
    Pablo Saenz de Tejada
  • 3 reasons to attend TC Europe 2018 16th April 2018
    It’s conference season! When I joined the Information Lab in 2015, I’d only been exposed to a small world of Tableau, and indeed data visualisation. In our third week, the first Data School cohort was taken to the London Tableau Conference to take our Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate exams –... The post 3 reasons to […]
    Ravi Mistry
  • Be a Woman in Data Viz: The Data School Experience 16th April 2018
    Is a career in data viz right for you? Thirty-five females attended Be a Women in Data Viz to find out. The day’s mix of training, data exploration and socialising gave these women a taste of what our Data School training is all about. Think you would enjoy the 4-month challenge? Let’s... The post Be a Woman […]
    Anna Noble
  • Triggering Alteryx Gallery Apps from Designer 13th April 2018
    I’ve recently been thinking about scheduling Alteryx Gallery Apps that require the interface tools to be configured. Regular Gallery Apps can of course be easily scheduled easily from the browser interface: However this only allows you to set the time and interval for the app to run, not the interface... The post Triggering Alteryx Gallery […]
    Craig Bloodworth