Databases, Warehouses, Lake, & Marts

Databases, Warehouses, Lakes, & Marts. Making Sense of your Viz’s data source A dashboard is only as good as the developer’s understanding and application of the data feeding it.  Understanding the granularity, structure, and source of your data is essential … Read More

Set Actions – Geographic Drill Down

Set Actions – Geographic Drill Down In Tableau version 2018.3 Set Actions were released. This feature was not really being clamored for, its release came without much hoopla, and at first people really didn’t know what to do with it….until … Read More

Holistic Tableau Design

Thoughts on holistic design thinking in tableau … Read More

MLS Lineup Lowdown

The MLS Lineup Lowdown was created from data from American Soccer Analysis. Please support their website as they do great things to innovate the sport in the United States via the interwebs.

Analysis by Tessellation consultants Luke Stanke and Spencer Baucke. … Read More

Tips from the team: Data product design

Tips from the Team: Data Product Design Emphasize data, de-emphsize non data elements (Alicia) When I design dashboards I make sure to either de-emphasize or remove any of the non-data elements that are cluttering the dashboard. This can include borders, … Read More

Tutorial: Circular Sankey Diagram

Tutorial: Circular Sankey Diagram in Tableau So you are probably tired of regular old sankey diagrams. What If I told you there is a way to take your Sankey’s to the next level by combining it with something everyone loves: … Read More

Tutorial: Chord Diagram

Tutorial: Chord Diagram I’ve seen a lot of tutorials for Chord Diagrams in Tableau that use data densification. Back in the day when I needed to create my own “shapefiles” for Tableau I used data modeling. I’m not positive where … Read More

In My Opinion: Tableau 2019.1 Release

In My Opinion: Tableau 2019.1 Release With the the release of Tableau 2019.1 the team got together and shared its favorite new functionalities. Here’s what we think: Luke: Ask Data, Export to Powerpoint I’ve been a skeptic of Ask Data … Read More

My Journey to Tessellation: Spencer Baucke

My Journey to Tessellation: Spencer Baucke Growing up in the Cincinnati, OH area I knew two things for certain; Skyline Chili was an essential food group and no other baseball teams mattered  but the Cincinnati Reds.  I didn’t realize it at … Read More

Tessellation’s Own Tableau Zen Master

Congratulations to Luke Stanke for becoming a 2019 Tableau Zen Master! I am excited to announce that my Tessellation co-founder and friend Luke Stanke has become a Tableau Zen Master. It is a well deserved recognition for all of the … Read More