Update Raw XML in Alteryx Macros

Update Raw XML in Alteryx Macros

One of the best features of Alteryx is its hackability. If getting a macro to do what you want looks impossible, think again! I’ve started using “Update Raw XML with Formula” on the Action tool to get that little bit extra out of my macros. If...
Creating Quick Tutorial Videos

Creating Quick Tutorial Videos

Often the nature of consulting requires showing clients “how”. Creating a tutorial video, whether explaining software or showing off a new dashboard, can be a quick and easy task with the right tools. In this blog, I’ll go over the free (Windows)...
Colab?

Colab?

I figured out how to use Google Colab over the weekend and wanted to share what I learned. What is Colab? Colab is essentially Jupyter notepad meets Google Cloud + free GPUs for running ML queries. It also integrates with Google Drive and Github. Why is this great?...
How to Disable Highlighting in Tableau

How to Disable Highlighting in Tableau

Have you ever wanted to get rid of that pesky ‘greying out’ effect Tableau does when you click on something? Maybe you have a sexy parameter action? Or perhaps you aren’t vibing with the washed-out colours. Well, whatever the case, here’s a...
Reflection Piece

Reflection Piece

It’s been a great 16 weeks. Great has two meanings, of an intensity considerably above average, and of quality considerably above average. This was an intense programme. I won’t forget the late Thursday nights rushing to finish a client project, nor the...