Ann Jackson

2021 Week 2 | Tableau : Can you build a Customer Lifetime Value Matrix?

Introduction This year we’ve made a commitment to start with the basics and build, so this challenge is designed to do just that. This week, you’ll be constructing a Customer Lifetime Value Matrix (CLTV).  This viz is frequently used in marketing and retail industries to understand the value of each customer.  Specifically, the interesting insights …

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2020 Week 53: Can you build with containers?

Introduction Brad Werner is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Brad’s own words: I have a confession. When I first started using Tableau, I was a strict advocate for #TeamFloating. Yes, I used to float ALL objects on my Tableau dashboards. I would decide on a dashboard layout …

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2020 Week 51: Can you build a Divergent Histogram?

Introduction This is my last Workout Wednesday for 2020 (don’t worry, I’ll be back in 2021!), so I thought I’d take it easy on everyone.  This week you’ll be building a single chart – a divergent histogram. I first saw a divergent histogram via the Economist almost 3 years ago and tagged it as a …

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2020 Week 49: Can you toggle between AND & OR filtering logic?

Introduction Sam Epley (100% completion club #WOW2020) is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Sam’s own words: Several months ago, I was working with a client who wanted to provide their end user with some pretty clever functionality I’d never seen before. They wanted their user to be …

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2020 Week 48: Can you create a Variable Width Bar Chart?

Introduction Jami Delagrange is responsible for this week’s Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Jami’s own words: Similar to Ann’s experience with the Clustered Histogram (last week’s challenge), I had an idea recently where I knew how to do the individual parts and wasn’t sure how to put them together. I knew how …

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2020 Week 47: Can you create a Clustered Histogram?

Introduction I’ve had a post-it note on my desk since TCish 2020, someone asked me how to make a Clustered Histogram in Tableau and I froze.  I know how to make packed bar charts, and I know how to make a histogram, but the idea of a clustered histogram – a TRUE clustered histogram with …

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Can You Create a Reference Line for Each Dimension?

Introduction Happy TCish 2020!  I can’t believe we’re already on week 41 of 2020 and in the midst of Tableau Conference.  I don’t think any of the WOW team could have imagined that we would all be virtual and truly missing the company of the amazing Tableau community. For this week, I wanted to do …

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2020 Week 38: Can you Visualize Daily and Weekly Ticket Sales in the Same View?

Introduction Jami Delagrange is responsible for this week’s Community Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Jami’s own words: A few months ago, I was working with conference registration data and the event team asked the question, “can we look at daily and weekly registrations in the same view?” The chart below is …

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2020 Week 33: Is Profit Ratio Influenced by Quantity?

Introduction This year it seems like most of my favorite dashboards are some version of a scatterplot.  I’ve always loved the scatterplot since it is such an elegant way to show two measures at once and perfect for unearthing relationships among measures.  So for this week’s challenge, I thought I’d make one with a slight …

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2020 Week 28: Are Sales on Track with Goal?

Introduction Congratulations!  We are now halfway through 2020 – it’s been a remarkable year, certainly full of twists, turns, and the unexpected. The purpose of this week’s challenge is to demonstrate how a metric compares to a goal.  Like most goal data I encounter, the sales goals for this challenge don’t reside in the same …

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