Showing Variance When Your Data Doesn’t Have Much

Showing Variance When Your Data Doesn’t Have Much Ever create a bar or line chart and get frustrated that the chart doesn’t show a lot of change from mark to mark? Here are some design tips to help highlight the … Read More

Part 3 of Learning Tableau: Gold Certification

Part 3 of Learning Tableau: Gold Certified After three certifications, eight weeks, and 31 modules and I have made it through Tessellation’s AMP program! When I started all of this I had never used Tableau before. Now, I have graduated … Read More

Sending an E-mail from a Tableau Dashboard to your Fulfillment Team.

Sending an e-mail (or phone call) from a Tableau dashboard. From my Big Sky Dreaming presentation. How to help your sales team send e-mails and make phone calls from Tableau. Hint: It’s pretty easy to do. I recently presented Tableau to … Read More

Part 2 of Learning Tableau: Silver Certified

Part 2 of Learning Tableau: Silver Certification If you’ve been following along with me on this journey through the AMP program, you would know all about my experience with Bronze certification. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, … Read More

Part 1 of Learning Tableau: Bronze Certified

Part 1 of Learning Tableau: Bronze Certified Three weeks ago, I had never laid a finger on Tableau. Today, I uploaded my first dashboard to Tableau Public. How did I do it? Through the AMP (Analytics Management Program) developed and … Read More

Tableau 2019.2 Release

Tabeau 2019.2 Release Features With the latest release of Tableau, the 2019.2 version, there are several awesome new features that the Tessellation team got to try out. Here’s what our team had to say about them! Vector Mapping (Shaun Davis … Read More

How to Plan a Successful Tableau Server Upgrade

How to Plan a Successful Tableau Server Upgrade For Tableau Users, new releases offer exciting features and new possibilities. For Admins, upgrades can often feel like a step into the unknown that brings about many questions: How much downtime will … Read More

MakePoint and MakeLine in Tableau 2019.2

MakePoint and MakeLine Tableau 2019.2 Mapping Feature Preview With Tableau 2019.2 you can take flat files with latitude and longitude (x and y) coordinates and transform those into beautiful maps. But wait, there’s more! You can also create lines between … Read More

Adding Context to KPIs in Tableau

Adding Context to KPIs in Tableau The most common request I have received from clients using Tableau is to define criteria for a metric most commonly displayed as a KPI. These metrics all by themselves can be impactful, but adding … Read More

Tessellation Tips for Dashboard Development

Tessellation Tips for Dashboard Development Here are a few tips from Tessellation’s Tableau team for creating unique and interesting dashboards for your end users. T i t l e s  N e e d   W h i t e s … Read More