Top tips for project management

DS14 had the chance to do their first client project 2 weeks ago. Luckily, I was the project manager of our first project and in this blog post I will be sharing with you our experience and some of the lessons I learned as a project manager. In case you are not...

5 Top Tips when creating a dashboard

Hi, I’m Sara (part of DS14). I thought it would be helpful to share some top tips when creating a dashboard on Tableau 1) Have a clear idea/ understanding on what you want to visualise. Ask yourself a few key questions: – What story do I want to tell?...

Small tips to reduce changes in Tableau Prep

While completing this week’s Preppin data challenge, I noticed a couple of small things that would reduce the number of changes listed in Tableau prep. I feel this can be useful as I find it is less daunting to look at what is happening in a tool when it has 10 or...

Alteryx Core Exam Tips

The Alteryx Core exam is a very good way to test your Alteryx skills and also learn some new information that would usually be glossed over. The exam can be registered for here and at the start of the next month you will receive an email with a link that allows you to...

Tableau QA Revision Tips

Tableau QA Exam Tips The Tableau QA Exam can be a little intimidating, but there are lots of resources out there from the community and Tableau itself to help you pass the certification. Here I will go through some of the things I found most useful in preparing for...

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...