Tableau Tip: Stop Your Viz In Tooltips From Being Filtered

For Dashboard Week Day 4, we looked at Seattle cycling data (see my blog here). I decided to incorporate Viz in Tooltips to enhance my infographic (Tableau Public here) and give the reader more context (see Figure 1). Now I don’t often use Viz in Tooltips...

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...

Tips and Trips in Tableau- Action Filters

What Are Action Filters? Action filters allow higher levels of viz interactivity. By selecting a specific category the dashboard will be filtered to highlight that category. This is shown below. Figure 1 shows the default view of a dashboard. The top products by sales...

Tips for the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate exam!

I recently took the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate exam and passed after 2 months of training at the data school, so I felt compelled to write a quick guide about the resources I utilised. Taking the exam was a great confidence booster in my knowledge and...