I have the bad habit of revisiting things I’ve built with a critical eye. What I love about Tableau Public is that we can let visualizations fly and observe how people react to them. The key thing for me is perspective. The ability to not take feedback personally is essential! I believe we should try […]
Say what? What I am trying to achieve is quite simple: offer the ability to filter a range using parameters, make it easy to use and give it a clean look. Before parameter actions (pre Tableau 2019.2) we would do something along the lines of: The obvious problem with this approach is that the start […]
“Know your customer!” This might be the most common business advice out there. We read about it on blogs, social media, we see it in presentations, we hear it from experts. I’m not too fond of this advice. It makes me cringe when I hear it. Mainly because it leads to ambiguous questions like “how?” […]
Love line charts? Love slope charts? Why not put them together? In this article, I am going to show you why this is not always a good idea and some good use cases of how they could work well. People think computers will keep them from making mistakes. They’re wrong. With computers you make mistakes […]
The first time I had the chance to test the tool, I didn’t see it. Fast forward to the present, and I am using Tableau every day. I can’t imagine life without it!
I decided to expand on the reasons I believe this software is extraordinary. I hope this article will help some of you avoid making the same mistake I did.
Tableau is making progress towards better interactivity.
After the introduction of Set Actions in 2018, they are taking it up a notch with Parameter Actions and with the ability to show/hide dashboard containers (toggle).
In this article, we are showing how these work and we share some ideas on how you can make use of them.