Category Archives: User Experience

Alteryx v11 after 100 days

As far as Alteryx major releases go, V11 was appealing with many feature enhancements, in no particular order: A modern web based job scheduler A modern formula editor, which makes Excel blemish with its autocomplete and data preview window Addition … Continue reading

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Add a Time Stamp in Tableau using Alteryx to Inform Users of Data freshness

When introducing new dashboards with possible hiccups in refresh operations, or ad hoc reports, users are often confronted with doubts about the timeliness of the data exposed: Does that include yesterday’s orders? Why am I not seeing the activity I … Continue reading

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Extreme Close Up: let Tableau Users drill down from Aggregates to Transactions to expose Audit Trail

One key benefit of Business Intelligence solutions, is to let users gain what I call data altitude. Namely, they can see large volumes of transactions in ways that are, hopefully, business relevant. Taking specifically the example of’s CRM solution, … Continue reading

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