Often, you’ll have data that looks something like this: Every day, there are new records for projects that give the latest status and count of hours used. Often a project spans multiple days and the status can change and count of hours might go up. But if I want to get the most recent […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I’ve been following with great interest the discussion in the Tableau community surrounding various approaches to using Level of Detail Calculations (LOD calcs) to solve various problems. On the one hand LOD Calcs are often very easy and intuitive. For example, it easy to determine an aggregation at any level of detail: How many unique […]Continue Reading... 16 Comments.
Tableau 9.0 has moved from alpha to beta and I’m loving it! There are many new features to enjoy: Improved calculation editor Ad-hoc calculations New functions (like regular expressions) Data interpreter and cleanup tools like pivot and split Drag and drop analytics Map Search New selection options (radial, lasso) Responsive tool-tips Formatting for Story Points And […]Continue Reading... 39 Comments.
If you are using Tableau for data analysis, there is one question you really should answer for any data source before you can do any analysis and be 100% certain you are getting the results you think you are getting. Here it is: What is this number? Or, more specifically, what is one record out of […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.