Lorna Brown

#WOW2022 W33: Can you compare the latest month to the prior X months average?

Introduction When looking through the challenge insights I realised we haven’t had many of the fundamental LOD style Workouts for a while. So this week we take a look at how does the latest month compare to the prior X months average? Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800 x 700px 2 …

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#WOW2022 W28: Can you build a butterfly chart?

Introduction This week my challenge comes from two places of inspiration. Firstly the ONS website and secondly a final interview for someone applying to the Data School. I loved the concept of the chart and it helps with context and also synchronisation of axis. Have fun. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 800 …

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#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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