Dec
18
2016

Storytelling: Creating narratives with data

Visual storytelling is defined as the use of images, videos, infographics, presentations, and other visuals on social media platforms to craft a graphical story around key brand values and offerings.Creating the right viz to convey your message relies on understanding whom you are communicating with and how they will react to it. Always remember communication is a two-way process.

Nov
20
2016

Wisdom Tree – The DataDuo

A new section to bring in light, thoughts of the Tableau experts who are an inspiration to all of us.The answers will be helpful to everyone aspiring to learn more and more in the Tableau world.Every week, we shall bring in such one personality who would share their words to the readers and motivate them to dive in deeper in this limitless ocean of knowledge and fun.

Nov
5
2016

Sankey Chart in Tableau

A Sankey diagram is a visualization used to depict a flow from one set of values to another. The things being connected are called nodes and the connections are called links. Sankeys are best used when you want to show a many-to-many mapping between two categorical dimensions. This chart is a good alternative to bar charts or pie charts, if you wish to show flow quantities.

Oct
20
2016

Tableau Fringe Festival – 10 Useful Tableau Tips and Tricks

Firstly, let’s have an overview of Tableau Fringe Festival.Tableau Fringe Festival sprung from the great community mind of Emily Kund and Fi Gordon. Its ensures that the community members’ messaging had a platform to be heard.It's basically a one day virtual conference where we get to hear great content from the community, for the community! The conference is FREE to attend, encouraging a culture of collaboration and learning for our community.

Sep
29
2016

Pages Shelf in Tableau

The Pages shelf in Tableau helps in visualizing a large amount of data in a very compact and insightful way. We all know that a ‘Pages’ shelf exists in Tableau. However, most of us don’t know how to use it. This article is to solve that problem. After reading this article, one would have understood what the Pages shelf is and what it does, and will be very confident about using it in their visualizations.

Sep
25
2016

Block Bar Donut chart in Tableau

Creating the doughnut chart is relatively easy, but creating different sizes for the slices is not built in. Comparing values is one of the reasons why we make charts. So today I am going to teach you a handy little trick to make a block bar Doughnut like chart to compare targets with actual. This type of chart is very useful when you have a bunch of sales targets and you want to measure how the performance has been.