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26 Ways to Enhance your Tables in Tableau

26 Ways to Enhance Tables in Tableau If you develop dashboards and work with data visualizations regularly, then you probably find yourself loathing the moment you are asked for a table of data. You probably think to yourself: “why do … Read More

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Mastering the Network Analysis Tool in Alteryx

Mastering the Network Analysis Tool in Alteryx Alteryx comes packaged with lots of tools. Although there are over 200 tools to choose from, most users will never need to wander far from the standards: Select, Formula, Join, Summarize, and friends. … Read More

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5 Tips for Managing a Successful Analytics Project

5 Tips for Managing a Successful Analytics Project Like a lot of people in analytics, I have had a winding career journey that led me to Tessellation. I was an academic research scientist performing in vivo experiments on models of … Read More

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Live Stream – How to Become a Data Analytics Consultant in 2021

During this webinar, learn the essential non-technical skills that data analytics consulting firms require when hiring new analytics consultants from Tessellation partner, Alex Christensen. … Read More

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The CALCULATE() Function in Power BI

The CALCULATE() Function in Power BI For readers familiar with Power BI, you already know that the CALCULATE function is one of the most important DAX functions in the platform. This function is commonly used, extremely useful, and opens up … Read More

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How to Create YTD Calculations in Power BI​

How to Create YTD Calculations in Power BI Recently, Tessellation put out a blog covering how to create Year to Date (YTD) calculations in Tableau, which you can find here. Regardless of what industry or company you work in, comparing … Read More

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Live Stream – How to Become a Data Analytics Consultant in 2021

During this webinar, learn the essential non-technical skills that data analytics consulting firms require when hiring new analytics consultants from Tessellation partner, Alex Christensen. … Read More

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What to Consider When Selecting Your Business Intelligence Platform

Live Stream – What to Consider When Selecting Your Business Intelligence Platform

Join Tableau Zen Master, Luke Stanke, and Power BI expert, Spencer Baucke, to learn the most important criteria to help you evaluate business intelligence tools for your organization. … Read More

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Alteryx 2-Minute Tools: How to Use The Scatterplot Tool

Alteryx 2-Minute Tools: Use This Underrated Tool to Quickly See Trends in Your Workflow Welcome to our latest data analytics video series in collaboration with Data Coach, called Alteryx 2-Minute Tools.  Every Tuesday, we’ll share a brief Alteryx tutorial video that … Read More

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From Cocktail Shaking to Analytics Enablement: My Journey to Tessellation

From Cocktail Shaking to Analytics Enablement: My Career Journey to Tessellation Welcome to our “Journey to Tessellation” series, in which we’re sharing the exciting, unconventional, and innovative career paths behind our entire team of consultants. Read on to discover how … Read More

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Alteryx 2-Minute Tools: How to Use The Input Data Tool

Welcome to our latest data analytics video series in collaboration with Data Coach: Alteryx 2-Minute Tools. Every Tuesday, we’ll share a brief Alteryx tutorial video that will teach you step-by-step how to use one of the 200+ most powerful, essentials … Read More

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Career Insights: One of the Most Important Skills You Need to Succeed in Data and Analytics Consulting

“Ambiguity brings out the best and worst in people.” – Luke Stanke, co-founder of Tessellation What I Look For in When I’m Hiring a Data Analytics Consultant What makes a good employee? What makes an outstanding data and analytics consultant? … Read More

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Mastering Business Analytics Across Industries: A Journey to Tesselation

Mastering Business Analytics Across Industries: A Journey to Tessellation Welcome to our “Journey to Tessellation” series, in which we are sharing the exciting, unconventional, and innovative career paths behind our entire team of consultants. Read on to discover how Jacob … Read More

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Live Stream – From Padawan to Jedi: How to Quickly Advance Your Data Analytics Career

During this hour-long webinar, join Jedi Master and Alteryx ACE, Nick Haylund, as he imparts his wisdom on how to start a career in data analytics and rapidly accelerate your career path. May the 4th be with you! … Read More

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Letter #2: Analytic PenPals featuring Alteryx and Tableau Developers. What’s the hype with Tableau?

Join Autumn Battani, Tableau Expert, and Jacob Kahn, Alteryx Expert, on their pen pal adventure exploring the tools of the others expertise. Autumn and Jacob are ready to share their letters with the public in hopes that the exploration of data processing and data visualization inspires readers to take the next step in their data game. … Read More

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MLOps Explained: What Is Machine Learning Operations?

Uncover the power and potentials of Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) and its importance in the creation of sustainable, scalable data science products. … Read More

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Building a Drop Down Select Tool in Alteryx: Analytical Applications for Dynamic Data Input

Building a Drop Down Select Tool in Alteryx: Analytical Applications for Dynamic Data Input Often when building an analytical application in Alteryx, I have to consider that my users will be uploading information that includes different header (i.e. field names). … Read More

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The Top 5 Best Alteryx Predictive Tools

The Top 5 Best Alteryx Predictive Tools Whether you’re combining data sets, cleaning a nasty spreadsheet, or constructing a sophisticated predictive model, Alteryx has great tools to help you out. But with so many options, new or inexperienced users can … Read More

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Power BI Power Hour Reporting Webinar with Spencer Baucke

Live Stream – Power BI Power Hour: Build an Amazing Report from Start to Finish

During this webinar, Spencer Baucke will walk you through precisely how to create a compelling business intelligence report in Power BI in under 60 minutes. … Read More

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Live Stream – MLOps Explained: Turn Data Science Models into Sustainable, Scalable Solutions

During this one-hour webinar, learn how to future-proof your data science solutions by improving your machine learning operations (MLOps) with Data Science Lead, Elizabeth Dinevski. … Read More

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Meet Zac Zinda, a Data Science Consultant at Tessellation

A Data Scientist’s Journey: From Evening Hobby to Full-Time Career

Welcome to our “Journey to Tessellation” series, in which we’re sharing the exciting, unconventional, and innovative career paths behind our entire team of consultants. Read on to discover how Zac Zinda, one of our newest consultants, switched career paths from teaching and the mortgage industry into data analytics. … Read More

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Master the Most Powerful Predictive Tool in Alteryx, the Optimization Tool. Tessellation Webinar

Live Stream: Master the Most Powerful Predictive Tool in Alteryx: Optimization

Join this 1-hour webinar with John Emery to learn how to best use the Optimization Tool in Alteryx to uncover powerful predictive analytics via optimal solution calculations. … Read More

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How to Create YTD Calculations in Tableau

How to Create YTD Calculations in Tableau One of the most commonly requested items in Tableau dashboarding is to show your metrics as Year to Date (YTD), Prior Year to Date (PYTD), and Year over Year change (YoY). Although seemingly … Read More

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Top 5 Power BI Basics

The Top 5 Basics Power BI Beginners Need to Know As someone just beginning their Power BI journey, I have been inundated with tips, tricks, and essentials from Power BI experts. There’s a lot to learn, and a lot to … Read More

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Learn the Essentials of Natural Language Processing (NLP) with Python

Live Stream: Learn the Essentials of Natural Language Processing (NLP) with Python

Join this step-by-step tutorial on how to use natural language processing (NLP) to assess the similarity of text documents with data scientist, Ankit Prasad. … Read More

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OAuth with Snowflake and Alteryx

Using OAuth with Snowflake in Alteryx Snowflake and Alteryx are two of my favorite tools. Many organizations choose to authenticate to their roles with Snowflake using OAuth, which isn’t always immediately straightforward when connecting via Alteryx and some other tools. … Read More

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An Introduction to Tableau Sets

A tableau tutorial introduction on how to create three common list scenarios with Sets in Tableau: Top, Bottom, and Other. … Read More

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From Worksheets to Workflows: My Career Change into Data Analytics

From Worksheets to Workflows: My Career Change into Data Analytics Welcome to our “Journey to Tessellation” series, in which we’re sharing the exciting, unconventional, and innovative career paths behind our entire team of consultants. Read on to discover how Jacob … Read More

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Letter #1: Analytic PenPals featuring Alteryx and Tableau developers. Why do people use Alteryx?

Join Autumn Battani, Tableau Expert, and Jacob Kahn, Alteryx Expert, on their pen pal adventure exploring the tools of the others expertise. Autumn and Jacob are ready to share their letters with the public in hopes that the exploration of data processing and data visualization inspires readers to take the next step in their data game. … Read More

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Mastering Time Series Analysis & Forecasting in Alteryx

Mastering Time Series Analysis and Forecasting in Alteryx For those of you that missed my free webinar last week, “How to Create a Time Series Forecast in Alteryx,” (which you can watch the recording of here) I’ve written up a … Read More

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How to Choose the Best Projects for Your Data Analytics Portfolio

Live Stream: How to Choose the Best Projects for Your Data Analytics Portfolio

Join this 1-hour webinar to learn how to easily build an impressive, award-winning portfolio for data analytics or data science that will help you land your dream job with Jacob Kahn! … Read More

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Live Stream: Transform Your Business Intelligence with Tableau Map Layers

Learn how to use map layers in Tableau 2020.4 to make dynamic, multi-layered data visualizations with Zen Master, Luke Stanke, and Data Viz Expert, Spencer Baucke. … Read More

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A Comparison of Clustering Text vs Non-Text data

A Comparison of Clustering Text vs Non-Text Data Over the last few months I have been focused on doing various flavors of unsupervised learning on text data. I’m eager to share with you some of the fundamental differences that exist … Read More

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Time Series Analysis and Forecasting Tessellation Data Analytics Webinar

3 Advantages to Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

3 Advantages to Time Series Analysis and Forecasting A time series is a collection of observations in chronological order. These could be daily stock closing prices, weekly inventory figures, annual sales, or countless other things. Time series analysis, then, is … Read More

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Time Series Forecasting in Alteryx | Tessellation

Live Stream: How to Create a Time Series Forecast in Alteryx

Join this one-hour data analytics webinar to learn time series forecasting in Alteryx. In this step-by-step Alteryx tutorial, you’ll explore the possibilities of forecasting in Alteryx with John Emery. … Read More

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Creating a Measures Table in Power BI

Creating a Measures Table in Power BI When navigating through your data model in Power BI Desktop, it’s easy to get lost, especially if you have a data model with several tables and a multitude of measures. In order to … Read More

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3 Reasons Why You Should Change Careers into Data Analytics in 2021

At this point in your career, I’m guessing you are probably curious about the world of data analytics. Perhaps you feel stuck in your current job during the pandemic and want to know how feasible a career switch into data analytics is. … Read More

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Live Stream: How to Switch Careers into Data Analytics in 2021

Live Stream: How to Switch Careers into Data Analytics in 2021 February 23rd, 2021, 8AM PST | 10AM CST | 11AM EST Learn career path advice to switch careers to data science or data analytics in 2021. Feeling stuck in … Read More

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Live Stream: Thought Leader Masterclass Preview: Tableau Advanced Calculations​

Live Stream: Thought Leader Masterclass Preview: Tableau Advanced Calculations March 3rd, 2021, 12:30PM PST | 1:30PM CST | 3:30PM EST Throughout 2021, Data Coach will release six exclusive masterclasses instructed by renowned thought leaders in Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI, and … Read More

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Alteryx 2021.1

Alteryx 2021.1 What’s New?   In the following, we’ll examine some of our favorite features that in the newest release of Alteryx – let’s get into it!  Power to the Process in 2021.1 We have our first NEW release of … Read More

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Import v Direct Query: Here’s What You Need to Know

Import v Direct Query: Here’s What You Need to Know One of the first things any Power BI developer needs to know is whether to check that Import or Direct Query box while connecting to data in Power BI Desktop. … Read More

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Using the Optimization Tool in Alteryx

Using the Optimization Tool in Alteryx As any user can attest, Alteryx is a fantastic and powerful tool. With well over 100 pre-built tools you can quickly and easily clean messy data, perform calculations, or analyze spatial information. Because Alteryx … Read More

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Circular Bar Charts: Why You Should Make Them But Never Share Them

Circular Bar Charts: Why You Should Make Them But Never Share Them It’s time to deep dive into a data visualization foundation: Bar charts! In this article, we will deep dive into the allure of Circular Bar Charts and help … Read More

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Managing User Feedback

Managing User Feedback Performing technically is only part of the battle of professional dashboard building; another important piece is managing user feedback. The goal is to have the dashboards be as efficient and useful as possible and gathering input can … Read More

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Live Stream: Taking the Guesswork out of Sales Forecasting

Live Stream: Taking The Guesswork Out of Sales Forecasting February 16th, 2020, 12PM PST | 2PM CST | 3PM EST In this webinar, you will learn how to leverage cutting-edge data science techniques to create a powerful and accurate forecast … Read More

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A Beginners Tableau Tutorial: How to Get Started

A Beginners Tableau Tutorial: How to Get Started Are you thinking of getting started with Tableau? Maybe people at your organization have already been using Tableau and you’ve recently been encouraged to get on board. Or perhaps you are looking … Read More

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How to Build a Ranked Small Multiple Bar Chart in Tableau

How to Build a Ranked Small Multiple Bar Chart in Tableau I like big bar charts…and I can not lie.  Thank you to all three of you who laughed at my corny joke. But for real, I think bar charts … Read More

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How to Publish to Tableau Online with Alteryx

How to Publish to Tableau Online from Alteryx Designer In my several years of supporting Alteryx Server and Tableau Server, one of the most frequent questions I get from Alteryx users is: “How do I publish to Tableau Server?” The … Read More

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Tessellation Achieves Alteryx Premier Partner Status

Tessellation Achieves Premier Partnership Status We are very excited to announce that Tessellation has been named an Alteryx Premier Partner for 2021! What is a Premier Partner? Premier Status is the highest achievement level for Alteryx partners. Premier Partners add … Read More

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