Lorna Eden

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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Week 43: Show me all the casinos within X miles of X casino by metres

We are on the home run for #Data19, so what better way that to map all the casinos around Mandalay Bay? This week we take a few new features and plot them onto a mobile friendly dashboard. Requirements Dashboard Size 350 x 800 Input custom number of miles Create Map showing selected casino and all …

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Week 39: Can you create a BCG growth share matrix with Sales and Orders?

This week’s #WorkoutWednesday idea comes from creating a product portfolio. The customer wanted to see how much a product has grown and what it’s market share was. We are going to recreate the BCG Growth-Share Matrix for our superstore sub categories and manufacturers. “The BCG Growth-Share Matrix is a portfolio planning model developed by Bruce …

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Week 35: Drill Down & Up on Sales with Subtotals using Parameter Actions

In the final week of the community challengers we have Rosario Guana. She is a Tableau Ambassador and a Tableau Zen Master. Rosario has been championing WorkoutWednesday since day 1, she writes blog posts about solutions and other tips and tricks in both English and Spanish. When Tableau 2019.2 was launched, I soon found myself testing …

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2019 Week 31: When #WorkoutWednesday meets #PreppinData? Can you create a Hub and Spoke map?

This week, alongside WorkoutWednesday we have a new collaboration, which gives you a chance to try out another community project,  #PreppinData. PreppinData is a like workoutwednesday but with Tableau Prep Builder. Each week they give you a messy data set, some requirements and a finished data set, you then have to use Tableau Prep Builder …

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