Lorna Brown

2020 Week 31 LIVE: Can you show the top 10 rank over time for each Olympic country?

Introduction For this weeks challenge we are doing a Live collaboration with Preppin’ Data. Where you work through the data prep and then use the outputs to build in Tableau. This is a live event happening on Wednesday 29th July 2020, 4pm BST. The idea of the collaboration allows you to have a look inside …

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2020 Week 30: Can you create a drill down using set actions?

Introduction Hey #WOW2020, Emma Whyte here. It’s been a blast being back building a Workout Wednesday! It’s been about 2 years 7 months since my last WOW with Andy Kriebel when we kicked off this project in 2017. It’s been fun, and a little bit stressful, getting back into the mindset of setting a weekly …

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2020 Week 21: Can you design for an automatic phone layout?

Introduction Creating the perfect dashboard requires time and patience, do we put the same amount of effort into creating dashboards ready made for mobile. This weeks shows how best to build a desktop dashboard for the automatic mobile layout. As mentioned by Bridget Cogley. Tableau’s automatic phone layout follows the a-z pattern. So top left …

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2020 Week 16: Can you show the adjusted target & missing pipeline?

Introduction This week I was challenged with building a chart which shows an Adjusted target and the missing pipeline if targets were not met. So I challenge you, can you adjust the targets and show missing pipeline from the adjusted target. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800 x 600 px # …

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Week 12 2020: Can you show missing selected periods and autosize bars?

Introduction It’s good to be back WOWsers. This week is looking at showing missing selected periods and autosizing bars based on the selected period (Monthly, Weekly, Daily). It also gives Set Actions some love. The dates idea came from Michael McFadden. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 1000px by 600 px 2 …

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Week 7: What happens if? Can you update sales forecast and targets using only parameters?

Introduction At the last North West Tableau User Group, I watched a presentation from Ryan Lowers and Nathan Leather where they looked at using parameters as a data source. You can see their workbook here. So this week we are focusing on using Parameters as a Data Source. How can we add data to the current data we have. …

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#WorkoutWednesday2019 Week 51 – Sales Performance Dashboard

I thought I would end the year with a simple Sales Performance dashboard. It is a recreation from Pradeep Kumar G‘s viz. What I love about this viz is how simplistic it looks and sticking with a “Brand”. This week, we create something similar, keeping it simplistic and on “Brand” Requirements Dashboard 1000 x 800 …

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#WorkoutWednesday2019 Week 47 – High Level Dashboard with Explain Data

This week I wanted to try and keep things simple. I wanted to show how to build a high level dashboard and use the new feature of explain data to produce another.   Requirements Dashboard Size 1000 x 800 3 Sheets on first dashboard, 2 auto created sheets on the second Sub Category Sales by …

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