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Human Centered Data™. This is the way.

Always put people at the heart of your analytics efforts.

One of my favorite things about our team...

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A Basic Guide to Logistic Regression

 

You have a great understanding of linear regression, but you have been baffled with a dataset...

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6 Questions to Help You Answer: Should I Go into Analytics Consulting?

Whether you're just starting out in the analytics field or are considering a change, it can be...

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Snowflake ELT Automation

Recently, I was assisting an analytics team with implementing a Snowflake cloud data warehouse....

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Monday Makeover | Tableau Design Tips for a Cleaner Visualization

On April 30th, 2017 I published my very first Makeover Monday visualization to Tableau Public....

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Snowflake Trial Part One

In most cases, a trial period is a great way to get introduced to a new tool and evaluate if its...

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Regression, RServe & Tableau/Prep : Visualizing Model Performance

So you acquired all this of this awesome data and you’re asked to build a model to predict an...

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Using Salesforce’s Einstein AI with Tableau

With the Salesforce acquisition of Tableau, a popular question is - how can Einstein’s powerful...

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WOW2020 #49 Tutorial: Can you toggle between AND & OR filtering logic?

Analytics Consultant Sam Epley walks us through how he completed his week 49...

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Getting Started with TabPy and Rserve in Tableau Prep

With the proliferation of data analysis tools out there, and the growing ability to use them in...

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Tutorial: Build a Clean Annotation Layer for use in Tableau

Leading up to the 2020 NBA Draft, I shared a Tableau Public visualization called NBA Draft Gems,...

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Tableau Webhooks

What are Webhooks?

Webhooks are one way that apps can send automated messages or information to...

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Great Tableau Resources for Beginners

Here are some resources we tend to share with clients and other developers looking to build their...

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Faster EDA with Tableau: A Scatterplot Matrix to Make Python/R Jealous

The fundamental first step to any data project is understanding the data model and the...

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Zero to Tableau Certified in 90 Days

As an Analytics Consultant, it’s my responsibility to leverage Tableau and other tools to develop...

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Parameter Use: Zoom In/Out on Chart

Have you ever had the need to zoom in and zoom out on a chart? Have you needed to be able to see...

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Hex Maps for Tableau: US, Territories, & Canada

Web maps are tricky. Let's say you are using a dataset to compare sales across states and provinces...

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Top 5 Features of Tableau v2020.1

Tableau’s latest quarterly release in Q1 2020 was jam packed with amazing features that have...

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How to Make Working With Dashboard Containers EASY

Once upon a time, every great dashboard I built used floating objects for almost everything.  It...

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How to Create Colorblind Friendly Dashboards

I recently sat in on a user acceptance testing (UAT) meeting.  We are in the final stages of UAT...

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Snowflake 101: Securing Data in the Cloud

More and more we are seeing companies offer at least a portion, if not all, of their...

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TC19 Agenda for Tableau Beginners

The 2019 Tableau Conference is already just a few short weeks away, and I’m beyond excited as this...

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Preparing for Tableau Conference

What is Tableau Conference?

Tableau Conference is the most anticipated event of the year for...

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Gartner Data and Analytics Summit Recap

A few weeks ago, Luke Komiskey and I had the chance to head down to Orlando, Florida for the annual...

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How Do I Get Certified in Tableau?

There are three levels of Tableau Desktop certifications (Specialist, Certified Associate, and...

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