Best practices for optimizing snowflake for tableau performance

Best Practices for Optimizing Snowflake for Tableau: Performance

Best Practices for Optimizing Snowflake for Tableau: Performance Why this Series? Katrina and I were chatting a couple of weeks ago. Though she is a skilled Tableau Developer and Snowflake user, she mentioned that she couldn’t find many details on … Read More

Best Practices for Optimizing Snowflake for Tableau: Extract Versus Live Connection

Best Practices for Optimizing Snowflake for Tableau: Extract Versus Live Connection Why this Series? Katrina and I were chatting a couple of weeks ago. Though she is a skilled Tableau Developer and Snowflake user, she mentioned that she couldn’t find … Read More

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

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

CONNECT IN-DATABASE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

CONNECT IN-DATABASE | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS Sometimes, the performance of our underlying data sets is just plan bad. How do we address that? Well, we can utilize the underlying power of our data servers to do the processing for use!  … Read More

Snowflake/Tableau Hackathon

First (Hopefully Annual) Snowflake / Tableau Hackathon This past Wednesday, Tessellation / Data Coach partnered with the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota to host a hackathon event, using Snowflake and Tableau as the core tools. Around … Read More

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

TEXT INPUT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This week, we are going to learn how to use the Text Input tool to bring in simple, usually one-time, data sets into your workflow. Yep. I am excited too. The Text Input Tool … Read More

HISTOGRAM | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS This week, we are going to continue with the data investigation and visualization theme. Like the scatter plot last week, we can use the Histogram tool in Alteryx to look at our data. Specifically, this … Read More

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SCATTERPLOT | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS One of the best things about Alteryx is the ability to easily investigate your data. We are going to talk about one of my favorites, the Scatterplot tool. As you can image, you use the … Read More

SPATIAL INFO | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS

SPATIAL INFO | ALTERYX 2-MINUTE TOOLS Knowledge is power! But finding out additional information about your points, lines, and polygons on your maps can be difficult. It often involves some complicated calculations. Luckily, Alteryx has consolidated a number of common … Read More