WTF? Why doesn’t this survey data stuff work?

By |2020-12-11T14:04:56+00:00December 10th, 2020|Business Visualizations, Visualizing Survey Data|

Overview I’ve written almost ten years’ worth of blog posts on visualizing survey data using Tableau (see The good news is that dozens of how-to articles that are currently on my website are relevant and the techniques work. That said, Tableau made a HUGE change in how you can model data with the release [...]

Tableau’s Confusing Nomenclature

By |2015-09-21T10:39:50+00:00September 21st, 2015|Business Visualizations, General Discussions|

Overview I've conducted a lot of Tableau training classes and have found three things that confuse students simply because of the nomenclature Tableau uses for these things.  These three terms are Headers Table Calculations Quick Filters Headers Consider the chart below that has both mark labels and an axis along the bottom. Figure 1 [...]