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A Beginner’s Guide to Alteryx Designer

A Beginner’s Guide to Alteryx Designer

Alteryx Designer is an extremely powerful tool that can be used to complete a wide range of tasks, from data preparation and blending to predictive modelling. With over 200 tools built in and the ability to create your own tools it is incredibly versatile. However,...

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DrillDown using Parameter Actions

DrillDown using Parameter Actions

Parameter actions are a very powerful way of interacting with the user. Users can dynamically change the value buy interacting with it. In this blog I am going to show how we can drill down using Parameter Actions. I am going to use the superstore data for this...

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Enhancing Interactivity of Your Viz with Set Action

Enhancing Interactivity of Your Viz with Set Action

In my last blog, I talked about how to create sets in Tableau and use those sets to help you perform more in-depth analysis. In short, sets are a powerful way to divide members of a certain field into two groups, that is, IN and OUT, which can then be used as a filter...

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How to Build a Butterfly Chart in Tableau

How to Build a Butterfly Chart in Tableau

Butterfly charts can be a great way to compare two points of interest that share an axis side by side. Visually this can make the relationship (or lack there of) very easy to see. In this blog I will walk you through how to build a butterfly chart in Tableau. There...

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The Radial Bar Chart in Tableau Tutorial

The Radial Bar Chart in Tableau Tutorial

Are you looking to spice up your Tableau dashboards? Maybe you are bored of making the same old bar or line charts. Why not try creating a radial bar chart? Also known as a radial histogram or a circular barplot, this chart can be the centrepiece of a visualisation to...

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My First Client Project Experience

My First Client Project Experience

After 4 weeks of intensive training in Tableau and Alteryx, we started our first client project on the 6th July. So far we learnt the core concepts with synthetic data experience. But Client projects are the great opportunities to work with real-time data on real...

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Tips and Tricks in Tableau

Tips and Tricks in Tableau

Its been six weeks since I joined The Data School, have learned a tremendous amount of Alteryx and Tableau.I thought of sharing some of the tricks and tip in Tableau, which I found Useful. 1.Moving the table calculation to measures pane to use it in different...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Sets in Tableau

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Sets in Tableau

Intro to Sets Most people will have had some exposure to set theory in high school. In mathematics, a set is just a well-defined collection of distinct objects, whose order or arrangement in the set does not matter. This theory is applied and performed in Tableau...

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The Complete Guide to Alteryx Analytics for Beginners: P2

The Complete Guide to Alteryx Analytics for Beginners: P2

Context This blog covers the Feature Engineering of the model building process. If you want more context on how to explore the data and the process of data modelling check Part 1. Otherwise, the download the Titanic dataset here. The workflow is available here and...

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