Analytics 101: Descriptive, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics

Analytics 101: Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics One thing I’ve learned in my time as a data scientist has been that the term “analytics” means something different to just about anyone you talk to. Answers I’ve gotten ranged from basic … Read More

Creating Power BI Dashboard with Custom Images & Icons

Creating Power BI Dashboard with Custom Images & Icons A great way to tie all of your Power BI reports together in your Power BI Service workspace is to create a great looking dashboard that can serve as a landing … Read More

26 Ways to Enhance your Tables in Tableau

26 Ways to Enhance Tables in Tableau If you develop dashboards and work with data visualizations regularly, then you probably find yourself loathing the moment you are asked for a table of data. You probably think to yourself: “why do … Read More

Alteryx 2020.3

Alteryx 2020.3 What’s New? In the following, we’ll examine some of our favorite features that are in the newest release of Alteryx – let’s get into it!  Alteryx Designer To me, it appears that the last few releases really indicate … Read More

The Easiest Way to Webscrape Tweets with Python

The Easiest Way to Webscrape Tweets with Python Before quarantine, I started a Tableau Public dashboard that contained an analysis of tweets from twitter personality @caucasianjames. Did I finish this dashboard? Nope- but I did figure out the laziest way … Read More

GOTTA CATCH ‘EM ALL! | WEEKLY CHALLENGE #215 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT

GOTTA CATCH ‘EM ALL | WEEKLY CHALLENGE #215 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT Everyone knows and loves Pokemon. From the adorable Pikachu to the also adorable Cubone, they’re all just so cute. In this week’s challenge, your goal is to … Read More

Understanding Tableau’s IN Function

Understanding Tableau’s IN Function On 8/12/2020, Tableau released Tableau Desktop version 2020.3 that included some fun new features, including Write to Database in Tableau Prep, Export to Crosstab Button, and the IN function. There are lots of great new features … Read More

Top 5 Power BI Features That Saved Me This Week

Top 5 New Power BI Features That Saved Me This Week Power BI is such a powerful tool, but every week that goes by makes me realize that I haven’t come close to realizing it’s full potential! Every week I … Read More

Pop Out Side Bars in Tableau

Pop Out Container Side Bars in Tableau This blog will show you how to use containers to create pop-out side bars in your Tableau dashboards. Side bars allow you to display extra information or context around a data point, but … Read More

Report Page Tooltips in Power BI

Report Page Tooltips in Power BI It can be a struggle to fit all the details you want displayed about a certain data point in your report. Often, it’s getting to that next level of your data’s granularity that can … Read More