Tag Archives: Tableau

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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Getting Started with Alteryx and Tableau

This post will finally address a topic a bit overdue for this blog: How to get started with the powerful combo of Alteryx + Tableau. If you are reading this post, you necessarily belong to one of those categories: New … 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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AND Filter or the Tableau Basket Analysis Conundrum

A simple user inquiry sent me recently in a spin and got me to doubt my Tableau skills: “Show me all the Leads who have responded to Marketing Campaign 1 AND Marketing Campaign 2 within the month” I thought it … Continue reading

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Upload directly to Tableau Server from Alteryx

Since I posted last June on automating Tableau operations using Alteryx, new versions of Alteryx (V10 + V10.1) and Tableau (V9.1 + V9.2) got released. That post remains relevant as ever, but a new feature is worth a separate update: the great Information Labs Upload … Continue reading

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