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...

2 Months in – the Half-way House.

It only feels like a week since I wrote my first blog, discussing what I had learnt during my first week at the data school; they do say time flies when you are having fun. I now feel in a much better position to add some perspective to this reflection, and hopefully...

Tableau Tip Tuesday: An easy way to keep your formatting

I was recently at the London TUG (Tableau User Group), where I was presented with a tip by Corey Jones, a 2018 iron viz finalist, that can make significant speed and ease when building highly formatted tables. While there are some blogs on this already, it is a tip...

Table Calculations: Moving Averages

Table Calculations are a major part of calculations within Tableau, allowing you to do complex along the row calculations as long as everything is within the view (within a marks card or column/row shelf). It is possible to start these calculations in either 2 ways....

Macros; they aren’t as scary as they sound

Macros; what are they and why should we use them? A macro is a workflow that you can create within Alteryx to then drop into another Alteryx workflow. These also exist in similar veins within other products or even from other items within the PC space, they...