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May
23
2018

Data Preparation Gets a New Boost with Tableau Prep Tool

Data preparation is an iterative and very important process for exploring, combining, cleaning and transforming raw data into curated datasets for data integration, data science, data discovery and business intelligence analytics. Data preparation plays key role in businesses and any decision to make using data. Data preparation is made easy by using data preparation tools for analysts and so many businesses.In real life people spend upto 80% of time preparing data and 20% analyzing it

May
10
2018

Joins and Blending in Tableau

Data joining is a basic requirement in any data analysis. Data we often use in Tableau is taken from different sources which is present in the form of tables. If you want to combine two tables we have to use joins using specific fields known as columns. Joining is a method in which we join two or many tables using common fields. The result of combining tables is a virtual table which helps us analyze data easily. Tableau provides this feature to join data by using data pane feature available under edit data source in data menu.

Apr
25
2018

Row Level Security in Tableau

Data security is the main priority for organizations of every size and genre. In simple terms, we can say it’s a practice of keeping data protected from corruption and unauthorized access. The main focus of every organization is to ensure privacy while protecting personal or corporate data.The first step in protecting your enterprise's data privacy and security is to identify the types of information/data you want to protect and where that information is exposed in your organization.

Apr
7
2018

Venturing into Tableau

Tableau is one of the fastest evolving Business Intelligence (BI) and data visualization tool. It is very fast to deploy, easy to learn and very intuitive. It is the mostly extensively used BI software which is currently available in the market. With its highly visual approach to data analysis and easy to go interface, Tableau actually help people to see and understand their data in a more accurate fashion.

Mar
29
2018

Learning Tableau without getting lost in the jungle of Tableau’s features

Data Visualization is the art of presenting data in a manner in which even a non-analyst can understand. A perfect blend of aesthetic elements such as colors, dimensions, and labels can create visual masterpieces, revealing surprising business insights which can help businesses to make informed decisions.

Mar
14
2018

WorkoutWednesday S02 E7

This week we will be looking at Sub-Category Sales by Month, and creating a highlight table of which sub-categories were the Max and Min Sales in that Month.Each Month will Highlight the MIN Sales in Red, Max Sales in Blue.Allow users to Filter by Year and/or Category.Pay attention to formatting and how the Table adjusts in size according to how many Sub-Categories are being shown.

Feb
19
2018

WorkoutWednesday S02 E6

This week we will need to use some formatting skills and the knowledge of formatting color. You’ll also be using the rarely-utilized hierarchy on this dashboard and you’ll need to utilize the “+” and “-” to drill in and out of the hierarchy.As you complete this example, feel free to share on Twitter using the #WorkoutWednesday hashtag. Don’t forget to tag @VizWizBI, @RodyZakovich, and @LukeStanke. We really want to see your work.