How to use the DISTANCE function in Tableau.
In this post, I'll show you how to use set actions to create ad hoc, dynamic cohorts for quick analysis.
With the release of 2018.3, Tableau released the long awaited "dashboard button" functionality which opens SO MANY new capabilities when creating dashboards. Prior to this release, the only way to hack your way to a dashboard button was using a dashboard filter action. And while that was a nice and could get you out of... Continue Reading →
Here we are. #Ironviz season is in full swing and the theme for this feeder is something I'm quite passionate about: Music I do love music, my first viz ever on Tableau Public was music-focused. My Heavy Metal viz was recently featured by Tableau for the Music + Data campaign and I have more than... Continue Reading →
This past week, I was working with client and they were literally describing a population pyramid. So, being the inquisitive and observant guy that I am, I said, "It sounds like you want a population pyramid" To which they replied, "well, every time we have this discussion we tend to steer away from the pyramids... Continue Reading →
We've made it through 12 weeks of #WorkoutWednesday2019 and we've yet to have a challenge that the overwhelming majority of the community has agreed was very difficult. And then, enter stage right, Luke Stanke with a candlestick challenge for week 13. He even said it in challenge intro, "This is very difficult." And he even... Continue Reading →
It's always fun to bend Tableau into doing things it's not really intended to do. One of the things that makes Tableau different then other more traditional reporting tools is it doesn't natively support pagination of data. I say natively because as we're about find out, there are ways of doing creating a "pages" user... Continue Reading →