Tableau Metrics enable you to see KPIs and trends of various measures sourced from different dashboards in an easily digestible format that's optimised for mobile.
Buffer spatial functions allow you to perform trade area analysis in Tableau Desktop without any pre-processing of data. This blog explains what buffers are and how to create them.
Animated transitions enable consumers of data visualisations to more easily understand changes between states such as when filtering, sorting or changing levels of granularity.
This post walks through how to create a selection panel using parameter actions, storing all selected items in the same parameter and giving feedback when the max number of items have been selected.
Using a parameter as data source, this blog shows how you can draw sequential points over a grid or on a map with spatial points.
This post takes a look at the new functionality in the 2019.4 beta to create 50 (dimension) column tables along with other table enhancements.
For a recent project I had to group my data in to custom time bins, for example, 30, 60, 240 mins etc. In this blog I show two methods to do this.
A small multiples chart helps to compare the same measures across multiple dimension values. This blog walks through how to create one in Tableau using Row and Column calculations.
For this month's #SportsVizSunday and #SWDchallenge I created two radial charts as the basis for a bike themed Tour de France visualisation
For this month's #IronQuest, I take a look at geographic data on the amazing but sadly under threat Coral Reefs of Indonesia.
2019.2 has been a bumper release with loads of great new features: parameter actions, hide/show containers, vector maps, spatial calculations and lots more. This blog includes a links to a workbook with a number of example use cases.
Tableau Public has an API that allows you to download all the meta-data for your visualisations on the platform. In this blog post, I walk through the process and provide a template for you to build your own Tableau Public metrics dashboard.
This blog post gives a an overview of the Tableau Server Certified Associate exam, how I prepared, and some links to resources.
The second beta of 2019.2 includes an upgrade to Parameter Actions, which now allow you to select multiple values and pass an aggregation of those values to a parameter. This blog explains this new feature and walks through an example.
How to create a selection panel - of 25 rows by 2 columns - to make selections which are used to highlight elements in a bump chart.
The Tableau 2019.2 beta introduces Show/Hide Container functionality, which, combined with the new Parameter Actions as well as Set Actions, allows for popup customisable charts.
This blog uses the new Show / Hide Container feature in the Tableau 2019.2 beta to create a help overlay that displays instructions on how to use a dashboard that can be shown or hidden as needed.
This blog post walks through how to create pagination in Tableau for this week's #WorkoutWednesday challenge.
This post takes a look at Ask Data, the new functionality in #Tableau 2019.1 to be able to ask questions of your data using natural language.