Category Archives: Automation

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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How to Import SFDC Recursive Hierarchies to Tableau

If you have dealt with hierarchies from Salesforce (SFDC), or from most normalized transactional systems, you have faced some challenges to use those hierarchies in Tableau. Those systems treat hierarchies as a recursive model, storing Parent to Child relationships in … Continue reading

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Snowflake Summit 2019 Debrief

I was very excited at the thought of attending the first edition of the Snowflake customer event In San Francisco last week, and the event did deliver…

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Word clouds with Alteryx and R

In a previous post, I explained how to build word clouds easily with a combination of Alteryx and Tableau. But what happens without Tableau? It turns out that Alteryx can leverage the power of existing R libraries to easily generate … Continue reading

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Automate custom Tableau email updates

Like it or not, looking at you Slack, email remains the preferred way to disseminate information in the workplace. Even applications that help businesses run smoothly use email as a form of communication and efficiency. For example, the Sharepoint alert … Continue reading

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