Browsing articles tagged with "Tableau Theory Archives"
Apr
13
2016

10 Reasons to Join the Tableau 10 Beta

Spring is in the air. You know what else is in the air? The sweet smell of the Tableau 10 beta.Tableau 10 beta is now available. Tableau 10 includes a brand new look and feel, and a host of new features to help you prep, analyze, and share your insights even faster.

Apr
8
2016

Square Tile grid map in Tableau

These days Choropleth has gained popularity — specially tile grid map. In this article, we are going to create a square Choropleth map which has become very popular nowadays. These are maps, where areas are shaded according to a prearranged key, each shading or color type representing a range of values. In this version, the map areas are reduced to a uniform size and shape (typically a square) and the tiles are arranged to roughly approximate their real-world geographic locations. Don’t you think, this is a great idea as it allows for a smaller national map that still preserves the overall location & region and maximizes overall information?

Mar
21
2016

Radial Bar Charts in Tableau

Radial bar chart is a variation of a pie. Like a pie chart, a radial bar chart shows the relationship of parts to a whole, but a radial bar chart can contain sub categories for each part of the whole. Each category in the data series that is being plotted in a radial bar chart, gets a different color and all the subcategories are given the same color.

Feb
27
2016

Interpretations of Histogram in Tableau

This article explains the concept of Histogram and its use which will help us to analyze extremely large datasets by reducing them to a single graph that can show primary peaks in data as well as give a visual representation of the statistical significance of those peaks.Histograms provide insight in the number of values contained within a specific range of values.When you are unsure what to do with a large set of measurements presented in a table, you can use a Histogram to organize and display the data in a more user friendly format.

Jan
21
2016

Difference between Heat map and Tree map

There are two very useful charts which help in analyzing data, heat maps and tree maps. Heat maps and tree maps are very insightful visualizations. However, many a times, there is a confusion between the two due to which analysts either use it wrongly or totally avoid using it. This article will help draw a clear line between heat maps and tree maps, thus enabling analysts to create better visualizations.

Jan
16
2016

Tableau Performance through Referential Integrity

Tableau can handle a large amount of data and I’m pretty sure that at one point or another we all have become frustrated at the amount of time it takes the Tableau reports to load. Referential Integrity is one way in which the Tableau processing time can be reduced.