Luke Stanke

2020 Week 27: What is the distribution of total orders by customer?

Introduction After many weeks of practical challenges. I’ve decided to switch it up this week. If I’m being honest I’ve been saving this challenge since August of last year (it’s still not the oldest challenge I am saving). This weeks challenge is to make a symmetrical dot plot. Not only is the dot plot symmetrical …

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2020 Week 18: Which products were most profitable?

Introduction Sometimes you want to make fun charts, but life gives you tables. This challenge is another real-life challenge I’ve encountered through Dr. Alicia Bembenek: show a table, but only highlight a subset of the products. An innocent challenge that is actually more difficult than it first appears. –LS. Be sure to check out the …

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Week 9: What is the 90 day reorder rate?

Introduction I’m not going to hide it: this week will be hard. But this challenge is inspired by real events. In the four months I’ve helped solve various versions of this same problem: how do you do nest a table calculation inside of a level-of-detail calculation? You don’t. But you can nest table calculations–which is …

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Week 1: Can you sort dimensions with a single click?

Introduction We’re back in 2020 with a whole new set of challenges. This month you’ll see challenges from Lorna, Ann, Sean, and myself. I’m starting this year off with a bar chart/data table because in our day-to-day we are always looking for a way to spice up our charts.  To spice up these charts we …

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Workout Wednesday: Where we are and where we are headed in 2020

Twenty-nineteen is nearly in the books! This year we produced fifty-two fantastic challenges with varying degrees of difficulty. None of these challenges could have been successful without your participation! Regardless of difficulty we focused the challenges on learning particular tips or tricks from the tool. Along the way we’ve seen the community grow and evolve …

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2019 Week 45: What is our daily fulfillment rate by region?

For this week’s challenge I was working on our own internal dashboards trying to show progress to a series of targets and landed on the this week’s challenge! This one combines my favorite chart type: the donut chart with the humble checkmark. – LS Challenge Click image to view on Tableau Public Requirements Format: 800px …

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