Formatting chart lines on Tableau Desktop

Formatting chart lines on Tableau Desktop

Building beautiful charts on Tableau Desktop is easy. But with so many options to modify and adjust its appearance, sometimes it can be hard to know which formatting drop down to select and deselect on Tableau. Instead of always mass changing every option to...
Dummy Data with Iterative Macros

Dummy Data with Iterative Macros

A few weeks ago, DSAU2 worked on a client project that involved architecting a dashboard for the future. Part of this was using dummy data to populate the view. Pulling together a combination of Alteryx Designer tools — including multi-row formulas, unique...
(C)RANK up your Viz!

(C)RANK up your Viz!

Table calculations allow you to perform calculations for items within the current view, whether it be across a table, cell or pane (with the added bonus of having further customisations available to you, should you know how to use them). As the adage goes, with great...
Barking mad for Decision Trees

Barking mad for Decision Trees

A Decision Tree is a powerful machine learning model which has the added bonus of being easy to understand, as it can be used to visually understand the model. Luckily, last week we had our 2nd taste of Predictive Analytics where we looked at Decision Trees. A...
A quick guide to Web Scraping

A quick guide to Web Scraping

The term web scraping may not sound attractive, but last week we got the opportunity to really delve in to it, using a Zomato API to download data off their website. Their API allows you to access detailed information on each of the restaurants which you can massage...