Tim has always had a passion for data visualisation and he believes Tableau is the best tool out there to do that. He has found that it is easy to use for those with little experience and yet incredibly sophisticated for those who want to dig deeper into the data. He really enjoys using Tableau as an exploratory tool and is very excited to learn from some of the best Tableau and Alteryx users at The Data School.
Outside of data analytics, Timothy loves to play table tennis and he is a keen photographer.
In this blog, I explain how to shade in between two lines using area charts, based on a Makeover Monday viz by Tableau Zen Master Mike Cisneros
Understanding The Order of Checked Boxes In Tableau’s Table Calculations – Tableau Tips With TableauTimothy
When doing a table calculation, Tableau uses a system of 'checked' and 'unchecked' boxes to determine how fields should be used in the calculation. For example, if our fields are region, segment and sales, are we calculating the percent of total sales for each region...
The infamous ‘Dashboard Week’ is over and it lived up to expectation! In this blog, I’ll talk a little about the experience and some of the lessons I learned, and then show each visualisation.
Day 4 of Dashboard Week was a great data set from the US Energy Information Administration, with a wealth of information available. I decided to make an exploratory dashboard that showed trends in global energy consumption, production, reserves, imports and exports....
Today was Day 3 of the infamous dashboard week at The Data School where we are tasked with taking a data set, creating a dashboard, and then blogging about it!
In this blog, I’ll illustrate a couple of ways you can split up different parts of your Tableau dashboard, using text box lines (these are awesome), layout container borders, and layout container padding.
Our training for today here at The Data School was to complete one of more Workout Wednesdays. Here I explain how to complete part of it, having three marks on one axis.
In this blog, I’ll outline how to use the WINDOW_CORR function using the default ‘World Indicators’ data set that Tableau provides, comparing it to the basic CORR function.
In this blog, I’ll explain how I made and labelled this diverging bar chart (with the help of images and GIFs).
One of Tableau’s greatest strengths is how easy it is to use; there are many different ways you can perform the same simple task in Tableau. Here are some examples.