The ramblings of a madman – day 4

9:18 the data is up and today we’re looking at a scientific study that looks into the decline of bug populations based on how many/few hit cars number plates. Andy has said that to get our heads around the data (there is not very much of it) we should first read the...

The Ramblings of a Madman – Day 3

9:05 data is up, we have to make 2 dashboards today, one in Power BI and one in tableau, feeling very traitorous already. The team is already badmouthing Power BI saying that it looks ugly, I’m going to try and go in with a fairly neutral mindset. The data requires...

The Ramblings of a madman – Day 2

Day 2 of dashboard week is upon us… 9:05 The files were up very early today but I’ve only just gotten to see them, looking at flights data. The data looks much more confusing than yesterday and also much bigger. The issue is going to be finding the data that I...

The Ramblings of a Madman – Day 1

8:58 got into my working spot, the data is already up. 9:07 fallen at the first hurdle, the data is in a KML file and I can’t figure out how to download it and get it into tableau/alteryx, this may require some googling. 9:35 finally figured out how to get it into...

Tableau Tutorial – Waterfall charts

Today I will be going through how to design a waterfall chart in tableau. I’ve been told that the waterfall chart is often something that clients are looking for out in the real world, so for my own sake and hopefully to help you learn I’m going to go through how best...