Alteryx’s Select Tool

Alteryx’s Select Tool Sometimes we need to be selective of what data we want to keep, remove, or change in analytics. Check out the video below to see how to do that, and other things, using the Select tool in Alteryx. And … Read More

Permissions When Moving Tableau Server Content

Permissions When Moving Tableau Server Content Moving content in Tableau Server is inevitable, even with how much we plan ahead for content organization. Let’s talk about how moving content can affect its permissions. We’ll start with what can and cannot … Read More

How to Build Multiple Select Parameters in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 6 of 5 (Encore #1) Creating Multiple Select Parameters in Tableau Welcome to the 6th of five posts (yes, this is the first encore) on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have discussed: how … Read More

Announcing Alteryx 2-Minute Tools

Announcing Alteryx 2-Minute Tools Over the course of January, Nick Haylund and I decided that we wanted to create a new YouTube video series covering some of the basics of Alteryx. We decided on creating Alteryx 2-Minute Tools. So, what … Read More

Tableau Server – Roles & Responsibilities

Tableau Server Process Governance Part 1: Roles & Responsibilities I know two things to be true. First, Tableau Server is a great product that is relatively easy to use, deploy, and upgrade. Second, most of my clients are not using … Read More

Top Five : Newer Features of Tableau

Tableau’s Newer Features 2019 was a big year for Tableau, and not just because they were acquired by Salesforce. 2019 saw huge leaps in terms of different capabilities in Tableau that were added to make our lives as Tableau developers … Read More

Vertical Slider Parameters in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 5 of 5 Vertical Sliding Parameters in Tableau Welcome to the 5th of 5 posts (though I may have an encore) on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have discussed: how parameter formatting hasn’t … 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

Rethinking Slider Parameter Formatting in Tableau

Improving Parameter Design: Part 4 of 5 Rethinking Slider Parameter Formatting in Tableau Welcome to the 4th of 5 posts on improving parameter design in Tableau. So far we have:  Discussed how parameter formatting hasn’t improved over time and gave … Read More

Tessellation Achieves Alteryx Preferred Partner Status

Tessellation Achieves Alteryx Preferred Partner Status I am grateful and excited to announce that Tessellation has been named an Alteryx Preferred Partner for 2020! This award places us beside an elite group of Alteryx-focused companies worldwide. To achieve Preferred status, a … Read More