Lorna Brown

#WOW2022 W23 | Tableau : Prep That and Build This!

Introduction Welcome to Week 23 of Workout Wednesday. This week is a special week as we have teamed up with Preppin Data to bring you a double challenge. Even then I think both challenges can be done in multiple platforms. You might also want to dabble in Power BI as they are also doing this double …

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#WOW2022 W13: Can you use multiple Mark Layers?

Introduction This week I hone in on majority of those spatial calculations within Tableau. I love the flexibility that Mark Layers allows us to have. Prior to Tableau 2020.4 maps could only have 2 layers and creating this hub and spoke style map would require some serious data preparation. This workout requires 6 calculations.  Click …

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#WOW2022 | Week 08 | Let’s switch those measures!

Introduction There has been an overwhelming response from the last couple of weeks series so I thought, let’s continue. How many times have you gone into a meeting with a finished dashboard and someone’s asked “Can you just…”. Well here is my “Can you just…”!! I want you to be able to switch what measures …

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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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#WOW2021 Week 46 | Tableau | Can you recreate this difference chart?

Introduction This week I wanted to try a different chart type which is using several elements and some tips & tricks from our Speed Tipping session from TC21.  I also love this chart in how it highlights the difference between the two values. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800 x 400 …

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#WOW2021 W42 | Tableau | Can you use set actions to create a reference date range?

Introduction This week I team up with Erica Hughes to create this fabulous challenge. I had an idea in my head to recreate something similar to the Brush Filter challenge by Sean. In my mind I did it with Parameter Actions, however when speaking to Erica she showed me the Set Actions Version. So that’s …

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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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