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Tableau Custom Chart Guide – Waterfall Chart

Tableau Custom Chart Guide – Waterfall Chart

As of right now, Tableau offers 24 chart options in the default 'Show Me' tab. However, sometimes you may want to try out a custom chart to enhance the presentation of your data. Or maybe you just want to get creative and switch things up from the usual bar and line...

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How to Create and Use Parameter?

How to Create and Use Parameter?

Parameters: Parameters are dynamic values that can replace constant values in calculations, filters, and reference lines. There are four steps to creating and using a parameter. Step 1:  Create Parameter: We can create parameter in couple of ways. Go to data pane and...

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How to query Places API in Googlemap  using Alteryx

How to query Places API in Googlemap using Alteryx

I had numerous trouble in setting up the googlemap Place API  Key to download data using download tool in Alteryx. Hence I am writing this step by step guide, so that it would help to query quickly and easily. This blog is going to be divided into 3 parts. Firstly...

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Improve Your Presentation Bit by Bit

Improve Your Presentation Bit by Bit

Someone may have the same feeling as me. Presenting in front of a large group of people is scary. One of the main reasons I would like to join the Data School is that they will provide professional training, including presentation skills, which are quite important to...

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6 Simple Ways to Enhance your Tableau Map

6 Simple Ways to Enhance your Tableau Map

Difficulty Level: Upper Beginner - Intermediate One of the problems I encountered when I first learned Tableau was that map took up a lot of space, yet I wasn’t good enough to get much information out of it. At the time, putting a map on a dashboard was a risky...

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Level up Your Tableau Skill with Viz in Tooltip

Level up Your Tableau Skill with Viz in Tooltip

In week 2 at the Data School, the focus of our training shifted from Alteryx to Tableau. From sets, parameter actions, to Mapbox and viz in tooltip, this week was packed with intermediate and even some advanced Tableau techniques. This isn’t what usually would happen...

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How I Got Alteryx Advanced Certified In Under 2 Weeks

How I Got Alteryx Advanced Certified In Under 2 Weeks

Less than 2 weeks ago, I opened Alteryx Designer for the first time and was overwhelmed by the vast array of tools available. Since then, I passed both the Alteryx Designer Core and Alteryx Designer Advanced certification exams. Today, I will share some of the key...

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Journey to The Data School

Journey to The Data School

My first interest in Data Visualization started when I had to do a course in Data Science during my post graduate studies. My usual criteria in selecting a course was to check whether there is some coding component to it since that is one of my stronger skill set. I...

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From Digital Media to The Data School: 1 Week In

From Digital Media to The Data School: 1 Week In

After what seemed like both an eternity and the blink of an eye simultaneously, cohort DSAU6 commenced their first week at The Data School Downunder after a two month delay due to COVID-19. It didn’t take long for me to notice some significant differences between my...

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