Category Archives for "Tableau"

FIXED LOD Calculation – Deep Dive in Tableau

FIXED: “FIXED” level of detail expression aggregates the value only at the dimensions which are specified by the user in the calculation. “FIXED” expression does not take into consideration those dimensions in the view. The difference between FIXED and INCLUDE/EXCLUDE is unlike INCLUDE/EXCLUDE, FIXED calculations are not relative to the dimensions in view. Example: Requirement: […]

Timeline Chart in Tableau

As the name suggests, timeline chart in Tableau represents when the notable events are going to occur in the month, year, or even day. Also, the timeline can be used as a calendar showing upcoming dates of interest. Learn Tableau for Data Science In this article, I am going to mention the steps that required […]

Create a Progress Bubble Chart in Tableau

  Objective: Our objective is to build a progress chart for different KPIs.  In this example, we will be using: “Marketing Cost vs Budget”, “Operational Cost vs Budget” and “Headcount Cost vs Budget”. The Progress Chart will look like this: Pre-requisites: To create this type of chart, we need to have data in the specific […]

How to Make a Tableau Waterfall Chart

Basic Waterfall Chart in Tableau Waterfall charts are the most widely used visualization chart across businesses as they help in displaying the cumulative effect of sequential positive and negative values. Also, the major difference between Waterfall charts and other normal Bar/Gantt/Running total charts is that they illustrate how much each dimension member with a positive/negative […]

Tableau Table Calculations

In Tableau, a user can perform a different type of computations using table calculations. For example, using table calculations user can calculate the running total of sales or the percent of total profit across countries etc. Summary/ Objective: In this article, I am going to brief about different table calculation functions and their uses in […]

Google Career Listings Visualization

  The data was sourced from Kaggle where a user scraped the Google’s careers. Natural Language Toolkit was used in Python. NLTK and BeautifulSoup were used to clean the dataset and split the twelve hundred plus job listings. The job listings were tokenized into nearly seventy-five thousands words. The stop words were removed from the list […]

Tableau Directional Vector Map

Directional Vector Map in Tableau Directional maps help to show the trade routes, shipping and a whole host of directional data represented. The best way to represent this is by using the map in Tableau.  Your boss may ask you to visually represent the amount of items shipped to different locations around the globe. We are […]

Tableau Prep Vs. Alteryx – Hands-On Comparision

Tableau Prep vs. Alteryx with Examples Objective: In this article to do a comparison between Tableau Prep and Alteryx, I am going to mention the features of both Tableau Prep and Alteryx in the following ways: 1.)A feature that is present only Tableau Prep but not in Alteryx 2.)Features that are common in both 3.)A […]

Hands-On Guide to Tableau Sets

How to Sets in Tableau Sets in Tableau are used to create subsets of data based on certain conditions defined by the user. For example, a set can be created for having a subset data of top 10 customers with the highest sales. If you are looking for more ways to improve your Tableau visualizations, […]

Create a Funnel Chart in Tableau

Funnel Chart in Tableau Funnel Chart is used to represent different levels of a process in the form of funnels representing top-down approach. The size of funnels can be shown through any measures like Sales, Profit or Costs etc. Funnel chart is very useful in identifying the problem areas in a process or identifying the […]