This week Rody back with a fairly simple challenge, but one that has a few useful tricks that could help spice up your next viz. The tricks used in this challenge are geared toward design, but have additional benefits. This Workoutwednesday Challenge can teach you some advance usage of Tableau function like use of Regex function, MID function and how you can utilize ASCII characters on your calculation.
One aspect of data visualization we all have been discovering over the years is that when we talk about data visualization we often think that the choice of which graphical representation to use is the most important one to make. However, deciding what to visualize is often equally, if not more, important, than deciding how to visualize it. The goal of this visualization was to engage readers in finding and telling their own stories in the data. Special thanks to Neil Richards for this wonderful creation.
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.
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.
This week Andy is back with a challenge and it’s very straightforward. You need to create two quarters starting with the month selected and show months for everything else.As you complete this example, feel free to share on Twitter using the #WorkoutWednesday hashtag. Don’t forget to tag @VizWizBI, @RodyZakovich, and @LukeStanke. Also, if you want your efforts throughout 2018 tracked, feel free to fill out this Google Form mentioned in the blog.
Do you enjoy working with Tableau? Are you looking for an additional challenge? Workout Wednesday might be what you need. WorkoutWednesday a set of weekly challenges from Andy Kriebel and Emma Whyte (for 2017) and Rody Zakovich and Luke Stank.This week Rody and Luke asked us to build a simple text table with a twist of course.You cannot use any LoD and Table Calculations
Do you enjoy working with Tableau? Are you looking for an additional challenge? Workout Wednesday might be what you need. The idea is to replicate the challenge that they pose as closely as possible. When you think you have it, leave a comment with a link to your visualization and post a pic on Twitter for others to enjoy.This week the challenge will be with both parameters and the window_sum() function. This visualization may look simple but it was a challenge for both Rody and Luke.