Using the legend to set highlight colours; permanently.

Quite often on Tableau, I find myself using highlighters to find or follow a value, or just allow myself to get to grips with how the data is structured and some basic facts from within the data. However, there are cases when you might envisage this as being part of...

Dashboard Week Day 3? – The Final Flourish

Today we were tasked with quite a different Dashboard, and we weren’t even expecting a dashboard day either, and this was to create a visualisation using the tool Flourish . Flourish is a free tool that is available to create quick visualisations from a series of...

Dashboard week – Day 2 – The Endgame (Nearly)

After what can only be described as a gruelling introduction to Dashboard week on Tuesday, read my blog here if you haven’t already, Andy decided to give us a well-structured data set. This was focusing on the Deaths and lives of Various Avengers within the Marvel...

NHS data – A lesson in Alteryx & the Pareto Principle

So today was the first day of Dashboard week, the cohort-ly challenge week, where we are given a day to prep and make a dashboard, present it (from the previous day), and then write a blog about what we learnt (every day) – so here is my first account. This morning we...

Easy Connections – Alteryx

Often on Alteryx you can find yourself working with lots of different connections, especially when using joins. While this is only sorted with a few mouse clicks; it can get rather tedious, and nothing is worse than missing your connections and having to pull over...