Alteryx Quality of Life Tips

I have only been using Alteryx for a couple of months now, but already I’m starting to come across some of those little things that make you think: “I can’t believe I didn’t know this”. In the following I’ve compiled a list of some...

Transparent Worksheets in Tableau

There is a feature that was released with Tableau 2018.3 which can make designing dashboards a whole lot easier, but which might also lead to horrible creations, floating containers and confusion: Transparent Worksheets! Until recently, going to the format section and...

Throwback to DS Week 1: Application Reviz

This post has been on my laptop as a draft for weeks, and I had been meaning to finish and publish it forever. After Andy and Eva gave a talk at the Data School about being more productive and mentioned how they never keep a blog post in draft, I decided to finally...

Setting Reference Bands with Custom Values per Pane

This post is based on a chart I made for this week’s Makeover Monday, based on projected age data about the US population. After reading it, you should be able to create individual reference bands for every pane in your view. The Problem Playing with different...

Using Multi-Row Formula to Rank Records in Alteryx

A challenge I encountered when coming to grips with Alteryx was to rank records based on a shared value. For this exercise, we are trying to rank players according to their score. Simply sorting and ranking the records would give players with the same score different...