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Nov
6
2017

Optimizing Tableau Workbook Performance

Discover how to improve workbook performance by focusing on some of the inbuilt Tableau Functionality like Performance Recording. Performance Recording feature in Tableau records performance information about key events as you interact with a workbook. You can then view performance metrics in a workbook that Tableau creates to analyze and troubleshoot different events that are known to affect performance:

Oct
31
2017

Spiral Heatmap in Tableau

A spiral heat map is a specific type of heat map designed for continuous comparable cycles like years or days. The spiral design makes it possible to compare the cycles, but keeping the continuous timeline along the spiral.This Complete post draws inspiration from Adam ,Joe Mako and Manuel Lima work.

Sep
6
2017

String List to Display in a Tooltip instead of Asterisk (*) Mark

Tooltips are details that appear when you hover over one or more marks in the view. Tooltips are also convenient for quickly filtering or removing a selection, or viewing underlying data. You can edit a tooltip to include both static and dynamic text. You can also modify which fields are included in a tooltip and whether you want to be able to use those fields to select marks in the view.

Jul
19
2017

ARC KPI (Semi Donut) in Tableau

Maybe you have a strong dislike for pie charts, and donut charts alike. As a supporting visual to a KPI, they do come in handy from time to time though. I saw a "half-donut" chart in one of my fitness apps and it struck a good balance between visual appeal and optimized screen real estate when compared to a full donut.  

Jun
27
2017

Sunburst Chart in Tableau

The sunburst chart is ideal for displaying hierarchical data. Each level of the hierarchy is represented by one ring or circle with the innermost circle represents top of the hierarchy. The circle in the center represents the root node, with the hierarchy moving outward from the center. A sunburst chart without any hierarchical data (one level of categories), looks similar to a doughnut chart.

Jun
19
2017

Wisdom Tree – Ann Jackson

​Ann Jackson, a tableau evangelist , a tableau enthusiast who despite her busy schedule contributes to the community without fail. Her contribution to the community comes via her well curated site "jacksontwo.com", wherein she says people can find a little bit of everything. She is the leader of "Phoenix tableau user group" as well, that provides generous guidance and support in the field.