Ann Jackson

2021 Week 15 | Tableau: Website Analytics

Introduction Lately I’ve been working with Google Analytics data, so I thought I’d pass on a data set to you!  Our data set was created by you the audience – it’s extracted directly from our website analytics. This week’s challenge focuses on a lot of little things coming together – dashboard design, formatting, and reference …

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2021 Week 10 | Tableau: Can you build a must include filter?

Introduction This week’s challenge is pulled directly from a work challenge I encountered recently.  The ask was to build a filtering system that would allow the user to initially filter data and then add a secondary requirement of inclusion. Using the Superstore data set, the functionality we wanted to achieve was: Allow user to filter …

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2021 Week 6 | Tableau: Can you build a Fancy Text Table?

Introduction This month I’ve decided to focus on something you’ve rarely ever seen from me – a good old fashioned text table.  This challenge should be straightforward for users of all levels. And of course since I try to avoid plain text tables, this one has some fancy formatting thrown in for good measure. There …

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2021 Week 2 | Tableau : Can you build a Customer Lifetime Value Matrix?

Introduction This year we’ve made a commitment to start with the basics and build, so this challenge is designed to do just that. This week, you’ll be constructing a Customer Lifetime Value Matrix (CLTV).  This viz is frequently used in marketing and retail industries to understand the value of each customer.  Specifically, the interesting insights …

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2020 Week 53: Can you build with containers?

Introduction Brad Werner is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Brad’s own words: I have a confession. When I first started using Tableau, I was a strict advocate for #TeamFloating. Yes, I used to float ALL objects on my Tableau dashboards. I would decide on a dashboard layout …

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2020 Week 51: Can you build a Divergent Histogram?

Introduction This is my last Workout Wednesday for 2020 (don’t worry, I’ll be back in 2021!), so I thought I’d take it easy on everyone.  This week you’ll be building a single chart – a divergent histogram. I first saw a divergent histogram via the Economist almost 3 years ago and tagged it as a …

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2020 Week 49: Can you toggle between AND & OR filtering logic?

Introduction Sam Epley (100% completion club #WOW2020) is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Sam’s own words: Several months ago, I was working with a client who wanted to provide their end user with some pretty clever functionality I’d never seen before. They wanted their user to be …

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2020 Week 48: Can you create a Variable Width Bar Chart?

Introduction Jami Delagrange is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Jami’s own words: Similar to Ann’s experience with the Clustered Histogram (last week’s challenge), I had an idea recently where I knew how to do the individual parts and wasn’t sure how to put them together. I knew how …

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Can You Create a Reference Line for Each Dimension?

Introduction Happy TCish 2020!  I can’t believe we’re already on week 41 of 2020 and in the midst of Tableau Conference.  I don’t think any of the WOW team could have imagined that we would all be virtual and truly missing the company of the amazing Tableau community. For this week, I wanted to do …

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