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Snowflake Power Up with Snowsight

One of the many appeals of using Snowflake for me, is the user interface in the browser, which allows not only to perform many admin tasks, but also to poke around data. Yet, that legacy environment, while the envy of … Continue reading

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Cross Tab and Transpose INDB with Snowflake using Pivot and Unpivot

Data for analytics can be structured in two different ways: Wide or Long. Here is an illustration of the two types of format for the same data set: When would you use one vs. the other? In general, wide models … Continue reading

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Use API with Alteryx to import QuickBooks GL reports to Tableau

QuickBooks Online delivers a variety of great reports online and the tools it offers to developers are top notch. The reports themselves could use some more visual zazz… Seriously, I need the accounting data available in a data base to … Continue reading

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Customer Cohorts and Product Sequence with orders data

Whether you work in B2B or B2C, getting a better understanding of customer or account transactions in sequence is core. Customer cohorts will show you how well you are doing acquiring new customers, but also do they conduct repeat business … Continue reading

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Easy Fuzzy Match on Names in Tableau with SQL

Finding duplicate entities at scale in large databases using only names coming from free text boxes is always a challenge in Marketing, common in B2C, often ignored in B2B. Let’s take a simple scenario: I have a very long list … Continue reading

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