Tableau’s New Relationships and What They Mean

Tableau’s New Relationships and What They Mean The release of Tableau 2020.2 has a lot of cool new features, but perhaps none are more game changing than the implementation of relationships into the data model. There have been many conversations … Read More

Getting COVID-19 Data from the Web with Tableau Prep

How to webscrape COVID-19 using Tableau Prep This blogpost is upcoming but I wanted to provide those from the GovTUG access to it early!  Tableau Prep Workflow Get JHU Data – R Script Calculate Daily values – R Script Calculate … Read More

So you Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 1)

So You Want to Build Alteryx Macros (Part 1) I was first introduced to Alteryx in January 2019 and instantly recognized the incredible power of the tool. If I had Alteryx in previous jobs, it would have saved me from … Read More

Top Five : Power BI Features That Will (Tab)Blow Your Mind

Top Five Power BI Features That Will (Tab) Blow Your Mind There are a ton of cool features in Power BI that you may not be familiar with, even if you have been using the tool for a long time. … Read More

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Analytic Process Automation: Why APA is not just for Alteryx

Analytic Process Automation (APA) Here to stay, and why this matters to you Warning: hyperlinks and references to space travel await you… Since you’re reading this, it’s very likely you saw Alteryx’s huge announcement last week of their launch of … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 5: Headers

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Headers Part 5: Custom Headers When you think about tables in general, we often don’t think about the importance that the header provides. The header can be more than a title. It can provide … Read More

Using Custom Shapes in Tableau

Using Shapes in Tableau If you’re like me, nothing excites me like bringing a dashboard to life using proper shapes and colors. In this blog post I will show you three different techniques on how to implement shapes into your … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau, Part 4: Filtering

Ultimate Guide to Tables in Tableau: Row Density Part 4: Filters with Tables So you’ve built a table. That probably means you need a bunch of filters to go with the table. These filters can be cumbersome, steal valuable real … Read More

Top Five : Things I’ve Learned About Tableau Recently

Things I’ve Learned About Tableau Recently I like to think I know a lot about Tableau but when I read a post by Ken Flerlage, or see a #WorkoutWednesday by Luke Stanke, I realize there is so much more to … Read More

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This week, we are going to learn how to use the Text Input tool to bring in simple, usually one-time, data sets into your workflow. Yep. I am excited too. The Text Input Tool … Read More