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Create a viz with me: Compiling the dashboard

Create a viz with me: Compiling the dashboard

Hello tableau newbies! so you’ve just been exposed to the wonderful world of data analytics and you’re eager to get started on creating your very first viz. However, you may be a little confused about where to begin, there are so many wonderful resources, but it may...

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Create a Viz with me: Data Inspection and Story Extraction

Create a Viz with me: Data Inspection and Story Extraction

So, you’re new to tableau and may have come across the terms “Viz” or “Dashboard”; but you’re not quite sure what exactly it consists of; or how to go about creating one. Well, in this two-part series I will be taking you through the steps I usually take when creating...

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How to Use R for One Hot Encoding

How to Use R for One Hot Encoding

Today I want to show you how I used R to complete a one hot encoding cleaning process. Before I kick off, I'll briefly explain one hot encoding. One hot encoding is a useful cleaning process for categorical data. After encoding, predictive analytics can be performed...

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How to Make a Calendar in Tableau

How to Make a Calendar in Tableau

Building out a calendar in Tableau can be an interesting way of presenting information over time, but there are a few quirks that make it more difficult than it may seem. Here is a step-by-step guide to navigating those difficulties and making your Tableau calendar!...

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