2022 Week 21 | Power BI: Field Parameters

Introduction May is Tableau Redo month, so if you haven’t checked out last week’s report by Kerry Kolosko, make sure to check it out here. Most of the challenges this month have been Power BI remakes of previous Tableau Workout Wednesdays, but this week there was a really big release for the newest version of …

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2022 Week 20 | Power BI: Pie Matrix Tableau Redo

Introduction May is Tableau Redo month and this week we will be recreating Tableau #WoW2019 Week 45 by Luke Stanke. Requirements Filter the data up until November 6th, 2021. Create a matrix showing region and last 7 days (up to November 6th, 2021). Create SVG Measures to build a doughnut chart that shows the percentage …

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2022 – Week 19: Can you format the dashboard?

Introduction This week the challenge focuses on formatting and your ability to use containers. The goal is to create a near pixel perfect copy of the original. Focus on your use of containers along the way. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 1100px by 850 px 9 sheets About 7 vertical containers …

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2022 Week 19 | Power BI: Oh Rats! Tableau Recreation

Introduction A few week’s ago, Sean Miller created an incredibly slick dashboard showing Rat Sightings in New York since 2010 for week 16 of Tableau’s Workout Wednesday (Challenge Link).  The challenge used Hexbins to combine multiple map points into shapes of the same size to show density more clearly within a map.  This week, we’re …

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2022 Week 18 | Power BI: Remake this Tableau budget burndown chart

Introduction For the month of May, we are remaking Tableau visualizations with Power BI. Although the visuals made by the two tools may be similar, the calculations and formatting options are a bit different. This makes some things easier in one tool compared to the other. If you use both Power BI and Tableau, feel …

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2022 Week 17 | Power BI : Create a Custom Theme

Introduction Welcome back to color month! It’s our 4th color-focused challenge and in stark contrast to Kerry’s week 14 challenge, we’re using loads of bright colors! This week we’re creating a custom theme using the color palette of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This challenge was inspired by a Makeover Monday challenge – take a look …

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#WOW2022 | Week 17 | Can you switch between KPIs?

Introduction This week’s challenge is inspired by a Makeover Monday I did a couple years ago, which was inspired by Lindsey Poulter‘s Set Actions workbook. But rather than use the same soccer data, I’m continuing to celebrate the start of baseball season by comparing two Major League Baseball greats.  The overall challenge here is to …

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