Lorna Brown

2020 Week 44: Can you create a small multiple waterfall chart?

Introduction This week I struggled to get creative, but thought about what types of charts have we not built for a previous WOW. As far as I can see this has not been done in the past. So good luck! This chart is looking at the rise and fall of profit with a month. Click …

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2020 Week 39: Can you build a mobile calendar picker?

Introduction Natalia Miteva is responsible for this week’s Community Workout Wednesday Challenge.  Here are all the details in Natalia’s own words: Very excited to share my challenge as part of the Workout Wednesday community contribution month! This week’s workout is inspired by Ludovic Tavernier‘s Date Range Picker viz. The aim of our challenge will be …

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2020 Week 34: Can you show all the crimes within X miles of Y Point?

Introduction This week, I thought I would do a throwback to a speed tipping session I did in Vegas at Data19. This is using some of the cool spatial techniques. I like to think of this as a target chart, as that’s what it creates. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800px …

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2020 Week 31 LIVE: Can you show the top 10 rank over time for each Olympic country?

Introduction For this weeks challenge we are doing a Live collaboration with Preppin’ Data. Where you work through the data prep and then use the outputs to build in Tableau. This is a live event happening on Wednesday 29th July 2020, 4pm BST. The idea of the collaboration allows you to have a look inside …

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2020 Week 30: Can you create a drill down using set actions?

Introduction Hey #WOW2020, Emma Whyte here. It’s been a blast being back building a Workout Wednesday! It’s been about 2 years 7 months since my last WOW with Andy Kriebel when we kicked off this project in 2017. It’s been fun, and a little bit stressful, getting back into the mindset of setting a weekly …

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2020 Week 25: Can you add and remove items from a set?

Introduction This week we are looking at using the new set action options available in 2020.2. I had a great introduction to these new features by Bethany Fox from the information lab, where she told the story of what is in and out of your shopping basket. I have took that idea and changes it …

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2020 Week 21: Can you design for an automatic phone layout?

Introduction Creating the perfect dashboard requires time and patience, do we put the same amount of effort into creating dashboards ready made for mobile. This weeks shows how best to build a desktop dashboard for the automatic mobile layout. As mentioned by Bridget Cogley. Tableau’s automatic phone layout follows the a-z pattern. So top left …

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2020 Week 16: Can you show the adjusted target & missing pipeline?

Introduction This week I was challenged with building a chart which shows an Adjusted target and the missing pipeline if targets were not met. So I challenge you, can you adjust the targets and show missing pipeline from the adjusted target. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800 x 600 px # …

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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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