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The world of data has been exploding, and the process of capturing and analyzing data to drive business decisions is now the norm. This explosion has brought with it a rapid pace of innovation. Tableau Software is a giant in the visual-analytics space, Snowflake is...

In the musical Rent, the song “Seasons of Love” asks us how we measure a year: in daylights, in sunsets, in cups of coffee, in inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife? Now, I’m certain with enough patience and energy, we could track all of...

So far in this series, we’ve laid a foundation for the analytics conversation, and we’ve discussed descriptive, or type 2, analytics. Now, we’re going to dive deeper into how we can apply this in more advanced contexts. The second type of analytics is all about building...

Create a legend. Show a legend. Be a legend. Tableau developers love a succinct workaround, especially when that workaround is more flexible, more intuitive and just as robust as the out-of-the-box functionality. As a Tableau trainer, I get asked a lot of questions about legends and...

Note: As I was working on this dashboard, Jeff Schaffer posted a very similar idea. Visit this page for his perspectives and variations on this theme. When you need to decide what chart type is best for your data, there are many great tools to choose...

I never imagined I would one day become an analytics consultant. With the benefit of hindsight, I know it was a great career choice for me but one made more through luck and opportunity than design. So, I’m writing this blog as a piece of...

2018 was a big year for data but can 2019 be even bigger? Ben, Robert and Michael look back at the year that was and what they are looking forward to the most. Could 2019 be the year for [insert your favorite data-driven technology]? Take a listen...

If you’re subscribed to a music-streaming service, chances are high that you use Spotify. And if you use Spotify, you probably received a Spotify Wrapped summary of your listening habits for 2018. This summary really consists of two parts: a visual slideshow that gives you a...

Descriptive analytics is all about answering simple questions like: How much did we sell last week? Which customers bought the most from us? How much inventory do we have left? It would be wrong, however, to think that answering these simple questions is itself simple. The...

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