Underrated Tableau Features

Underrated Tableau Features There are a lot of resources available to read about the shining stars of Tableau, the showstoppers. This is not that blog. This is the blog for the underdogs, the little things that people often overlook that … Read More

Beyond Dual Axis: Using Multiple Map Layers to create next-level visualizations in Tableau

Beyond Dual Axis: How to Use Map Layers in Tableau 2020.4 to Build Next-Level Visualizations Tableau’s 2020.4 will be its boldest release yet. And while many people are sleeping on the release, a few people have already started to realize … Read More

KPI Design Ideas for Tableau

KPI Design Ideas Here are 15 ideas and sources of inspiration for designing your KPIs for Tableau For a very long while I’ve been collecting KPI design ideas. Specifically, I wanted to include. For all the examples I am using … Read More

Tableau Isotype Plots

Isotype Plots in Tableau What are Isotype Plots? Isotype plots are a blend of visual language that emphasizes quantitative data with symbolism that is often associated with descriptive imagery. If you wanted to simplify it its very similar to a … Read More

Tableau Regression Models

Regression Models in Tableau Tableau recently released the MODEL_QUANTILE() and MODEL_PERCENTILE() functions in Tableau Desktop 2020.3. These are game-changing for Tableau. They finally put regression output directly in the hands of Tableau developers. Specifically, MODEL_QUANTILE() allows any creator to calculate … 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

Tableau 2020.3 – Write to Database in Tableau Prep

Tableau 2020.3 – Write to Database in Tableau Prep This post is the fifth in a series of posts examining a whole host of game changing Tableau features that have been released in 2020. In the previous edition of this … Read More

Tableau 2020.2 – Relationships

Tableau 2020.2 – Relationships This post is the fourth in a series of posts examining a whole host of game-changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the last post we discussed the nuances of Set Controls. In … Read More

Tableau 2020.2 – Set Controls

Tableau 2020.2 – Set Controls This post is the third post in a series examining a whole host of game-changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the previous post in this series, we covered Viz Animations from the … Read More

Tableau 2020.1 – Viz Animations

Tableau 2020.1 – Viz Animations This post is the second in a series examining a whole host of game changing Tableau Desktop features that have been released in 2020. In the last edition of this series we covered Dynamic Parameters. In … Read More