Tag Archives: Automation

Automate custom Tableau email updates

Like it or not, looking at you Slack, email remains the preferred way to disseminate information in the workplace. Volume is still growing, especially business emails volume growing at a cool steady annual rate of 7%. Is usage growing at … Continue reading

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Pathways to Analytics Automated Operations Nirvana

I already wrote a couple of posts on the topic of Automation of Operations using Alteryx, but I felt an update was in order, as the possibilities evolve so fast lately. I gauged some interest on the topic as well … Continue reading

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Overcome 10 Excel limitations with Alteryx

Various sources estimate that Excel has between 750 million and 1 billion users worldwide. Odds are that the vast majority of analysts start manipulating data with Excel. Beyond its ubiquity, and from my days of analytics at Microsoft, I have come to appreciate Excel for … Continue reading

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Automate Target to Date Attainment

This post is an extension of the previously covered topic: Display optional business Targets to your Actuals in Tableau The business scenario used to introduce the topic in the previous post was kept basic, on purpose. I’d like to introduce … Continue reading

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How to Automate Data Refresh Operations to Tableau Server with Alteryx

<Edited on Dec 2015 to mention new Alteryx Macro to upload to Tableau Server and Online directly> So you built a kick-ass visualization in Tableau, which reads from a tidy single TDE file you obtained, after you blended in Alteryx … Continue reading

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