Dashboard Week – Day 2

Today we were challenged to web scrape the parliamentary rules database – we WERE NOT allowed to download the ready made raw data from the website, but to create our own raw dataset using Alteryx! Web-scraping is not my strong point as it can involve ALOT of...

Dashboard Week – Day 1 – Design Census Survey Data

So here we are already at Dashboard week – the last 2 and half months has flown by! Today we were tasked with looking at survey data from the 2019 Design Census. I’ve always hated working with survey data as I always seem to make something involving bar...

How to create a density map in Tableau using Hexbins

Last week I wrote a blog post on how to create a density map using Alteryx (find it here). However, if you don’t have Alteryx to hand or you just want to improve your Tableau skills then here is an alternative way to make a density map in Tableau using hexbins. To...

Creating a simple highlight parameter action in Tableau

In my recent Makeover Monday viz (W33) I had a go at using parameter actions! Here is a very simple step by step guide which will hopefully help you to do the same! Viz link: https://tabsoft.co/2kPNIyN To create a simple parameter action, we first need to create our...