Browsing articles in " Tableau Workspace"
May
23
2018

Data Preparation 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

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.

Nov
30
2017

Schedules and Subscriptions in Tableau

Subscribe to a view to receive a snapshot of it by email at regular intervals—without having to sign in to Tableau Server or Tableau Online.Now you can subscribe your colleagues to your workbooks and views!Tableau 10 lets you subscribe other users to your workbooks and views.

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:

Feb
19
2017

Best books for Tableau beginners

When the idea of collating a list of Tableau books one should read to get an expertise on the tool came up, it seemed fun in the beginning but not for long. We kept spinning ours pens for some time because every book in the market provides a unique blend of knowledge ranging from a beginner to the masters!! The list kept piling up till we gave up.

Feb
4
2017

Waffle Chart in Tableau

A waffle chart is basically a square version of a pie chart. Since it does not involve angles, it’s easier for the reader to compare accurately .A waffle chart uses a grid of differently colored squares (hence the name) to show proportion instead of pie slices, making it easier for the viewer to cognitively process the various data relationships. A lot of times, these are used as an alternative to the pie charts. It provides visual communication beyond simple data visualization.

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