I Can Alteryx That #6 - Spatial Route

SPATIAL ROUTE | WEEKLY CHALLENGE #6 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT

SPATIAL ROUTE | WEEKLY CHALLENGE #6 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT You’ve been handed a data set containing locations that different sales reps visits. Your goal is to map the route that each rep takes and calculate the distance traveled … Read More

I can alteryx that #5

HR POSITION FINDER APPLICATION | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #5 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT

HR POSITION FINDER APPLICATION | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #5 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT Your company has an HR hierarchy full of employee numbers. Your goal is to build an analytic app so that a user can select an employee … Read More

Team Chats March Title Slide

What Are Your Thoughts On The Gartner Magic Quadrant?

What Are Your Thoughts on the Gartner Magic Quadrant Results? Welcome to the Tessellation team chat. Inspired by one of our favorite segments at FiveThirtyEight, we are giving you a peek into the Tessellation Slack channel. This month we’re focusing … Read More

Top Five: Ways to Mislead with Data Visualizations

Five Ways to Mislead with Data Visualizations Presenting data as some sort of visual — a bar or line chart, scatter plot, a map, etc. — is a powerful storytelling technique. Instead of sifting through hundreds or thousands of individual … Read More

I Can Alteryx That 4: Date Parsing

DATE PARSING | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #4 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT

DATE PARSING | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #4 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT You’ve been given a data set that contains records of text data. In each record, a date string is found somewhere. Unfortunately, the date string can be in … Read More

RUNNING AVERAGES | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #3 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT

RUNNING AVERAGES | ALTERYX WEEKLY CHALLENGE #3 | I CAN ALTERYX THAT Alteryx doesn’t have a built-in running average tool (that would be pretty sweet though). In this challenge, we have a data set that contains several measures for a … Read More

Using Tableau to Analyze the 1969 Vietnam War Draft Lottery

Analyzing the 1969 Vietnam War Draft Lottery Using Tableau 366 capsules, each filled with a single day of the year, held the futures of over 850,000 young men within their shells on the first of December, 1969. The first draft … Read More

A Look at Google Data Studio and Tableau

Google Data Studio vs. Tableau Google Data Studio (GDS) is a relatively little known data visualization tool produced (obviously) by Google. It is situated as an alternative to Tableau, and the two products do share many similarities. I was interested in … Read More

Logistic Map

Logistic Map When people think of dashboards and data visualizations, they often conjure images of business dashboards; bar charts showing sales, quarterly revenue trends, and so on. Visual storytelling is so much more than that. Data visualizations can be about … Read More

Sample Superstore

Sample Superstore Every installation of Tableau comes preloaded with a data set called Sample Superstore. Virtually everybody that has ever used Tableau has seen and used this data. In our visualization of the Superstore data set, we took a look … Read More