Tableau


Tableau #MakeoverMonday

Tableau #MakeoverMonday is a fantastic initiative organised by Andy Kriebel @WizVizBI and gives the fun challenge of face lifting a chart using Tableau. Whenever I have a free moment I always participate in #MakeoverMonday’s to build something new and fun; the best part of this exercise is that you can publish your visualisation up to Tableau Public, […]


Google Material Design Palette

This information has been taken from the official Google Material Design Website. For more information click HERE Material Design Goals Create a visual language that synthesizes classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. Develop a single underlying system that allows for a unified […]


Tableau Love Doughnuts

Doughnuts and Pies Charts are not always the best tool to visualise information but can be great in the right circumstances.  In Tableau, Doughnuts do not come out of the box but are quite simple to make. Using the Sample Tableau Data Sets we are going to go through the creation […]


Tableau Exercise Sheet Part 1 3

Being the Tableau Expert in my current and previous roles I have provided Tableau training for hundreds of users; this includes understanding how data works, how to design dashboards, which visualisations to use under which scenario. While the discussions around what is considered best practice is always fun the technical training does end up being a time […]


UK Traffic Accidents

To aide transparency most governments release data for public consumption. Being a resident of the United Kingdom, I often browse data.gov.uk for new and interesting data sets. The mission statement of data.gov.uk is: “The Government is releasing public data to help people understand how government works and how policies are made. […]


Tableau Vizable First Impressions

I have been following the project elastic (what little was available) since the project was announced at the Tableau Conference in 2014. It was only at the Tableau 2015 Conference Keynote that Project Elastic was officially launch as Vizable – an iPad application for data exploration. Overly excited, I spent […]