Month: January 2022

2022 – Week 4: How have successful products performed?

Introduction This week’s challenge looks at products in Tableau’s superstore dataset. In this challenge you will have to find the products that have been profitable in each of the four years in this dataset. That means profitable in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.  Once you have identified successful products (the consistently profitable products) then you …

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2022 Week 03 | Power BI: Can you visualize percent difference from a selected date?

Introduction This week we are taking a page from the Tableau team and looking at how a metric has changed from the value at a specified reference date.  Requirements Create a line chart showing percent change of the close price from a selected date.  Use a slicer or other visual to allow users to change …

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#WOW2022 | Week 03 | Can you visualise percent difference from a selected date?

Introduction I can’t believe I am entering my 4th year as a Workout Wednesday coach. It has been such an incredible journey so far. I bet you think how do we come up with the challenges all the time? Tableau has such a broad range of calculations and different ways of doing things so that …

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WOW2022 Week 2: Can you build a weekly Year-over-Year line chart?

Introduction I’m excited to join the Workout Wednesday coaching team this year! For my first challenge, I’m pulling from some recent work experience. Our leadership team wanted to see weekly performance for the week ending Sunday, with the current and prior 2 years in the chart. We also needed to include the YoY% change, and …

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2022 Week 02 | Power BI: Simplified Custom Page Navigation

Introduction Welcome back to Power BI #WorkoutWednesday – week 2! We had incredible participation last week and are so excited to dive in this week with custom page navigation. If this sounds familiar, it’s because we did a similar navigation challenge back in November 2021. In a fortunate turn of events, the Power BI team …

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