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2021 W38 | Tableau: How Can You Quickly Tell the Net Change Between Two Dates? (Community Challenge)

Introduction This week’s challenge is by Will Perkins About Will: Will has been actively involved with the external Tableau Community over the past 3 years. He has spoken at Tableau Fringe Fests, multiple TUGs, and mentored various individuals in one-off questions or more long term instances. At work, he has helped build an internal global …

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2021 Week 36 | Tableau: When do extracts run during the day?

Introduction This weeks community challenge is by Donna Coles. When I was approached by the #WOW crew to provide a guest challenge, I was a little unsure as to what I could do. I primarily work as a Tableau Server admin, so rarely have a need to build dashboards (which is why I like to do the …

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2021 Week 35 – How Much Change Has Occurred?

Introduction September 2021 is community month. Every year since 2018 we’ve invited individuals to share challenges with the community. This year we’ll have some amazing challenges from the Tableau and Power BI communities. But before we get there I’ll be sharing the following challenge: We’ll make a modified dot plot comparing sales for the current …

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2021 Week 34: How Many Consecutive Starts?

Introduction Today I’m excited to share a challenge in collaboration with Dr. Eric Eager at PFF. PFF analyzes data about professional football (in this case the American version). In this game, there are many players, but the most critical player supports a role called the Quarterback. In this challenge you’ll count the number of consecutive …

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2021 Week 33 | Tableau: Can you create a moving average chart with a focus on selected subcategories?

Introduction After the results of the community survey, the top ranked feature was Table Calculations, so guess what? Let’s do some Table Calculations! Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard 600 x 600 ONE SHEET Table Calcs ONLY! Create a parameter controlled moving average by month for sales. Create a way to multi-select subcategories …

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2021 Week 32 | Tableau: Visualize our Survey Data

Introduction We recently wrapped up a Survey for the Workout Wednesday community gauged at understanding what YOU are interested and what areas of opportunity our team may have. During our latest group meeting I was struck with the idea that this was the perfect opportunity to get a twofer – practice visualizing survey data AND …

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2021 Week 31: Can You Find the Needle in the Haystack?

Introduction The ability to efficiently find the proverbial needle in a haystack is worth its weight in gold.  How many times has a key stakeholder asked you to give them a shortlist of products (insert the focus of your analysis) to focus on for business improvement/optimization opportunities…and they’ve asked you to get back to them …

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2021 Week 29 | Tableau: Can you rebuild the Olympic Schedule?

Introduction This week we have teamed up with the Preppin Data team and the PBI team, to come up with a challenge cross over. As the Olympics is starting imminently we thought it would be appropriate to visualise the Olympic Schedule.  We would encourage you to take a look at all challenges this week to …

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2021 Week 28 | Tableau: Can you build an app to visualize wildfires?

Introduction This week’s Workout Wednesday is brought to you by Josh Jackson.  For those who don’t know, Josh is my husband!  He typically prefers to stay in the background, but asked if he could borrow one of my weeks to share this challenge.  Here’s the challenge in his own words: This week is inspired by …

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