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Turn text column reviews into a Tableau word cloud

After getting my hands on a data set containing a large number of user reviews in a column, I was trying to get an overall sense of those reviews with a quick glance. Visually, there are several options to get … Continue reading

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YoY YTD dashboard made easy in Tableau

When using a set of dated transactions which gets updated, how do you provide a report which will track visually a monthly ¬†YoY (Year over Year) YTD (Year to Date) comparison? This needs to work at the day level, to … Continue reading

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TC16 Tableau Conference Highlights

This year’s conference took place in Austin, TX. Yet, our Tableau friends must have felt right at home, as if in Seattle. The constant drizzle and low ceiling were certainly more reminiscent of a Pacific Northwest scenery. It took until¬†Thursday … 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. 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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How to Calculate Headcount dynamically from Employees Transaction Records

Many business dashboards track headcount figures, since it is quite a vital indicator for most organizations. Conceptually, headcount is a straight forward concept. Technically, it is actually very complex to render for analysis, as it should not be stored, but … Continue reading

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