Getting Survey Data “Just So”

By |2020-06-23T15:25:35+00:00October 13th, 2015|Visualizing Survey Data|

Overview In writing about visualizing survey data using Tableau I’ve found that the number one impediment to success is getting the data in the right format. In accompanying posts I'll explain how to get this done using Tableau Prep, Alteryx, Easymorph, and Tableau 10.x. What do I mean by “just so”? When I deal with survey data [...]

Reshaping Survey Data with Tableau 9.0

By |2015-03-30T12:52:27+00:00March 30th, 2015|Visualizing Survey Data|

Overview Tableau 9.0 includes a built-in data prepping tool that makes reshaping survey data so it plays nicely with Tableau a much smoother experience than using the Tableau Excel add-in.  While this new feature won’t replace by trusty copy of Alteryx (for reasons that I explain later in this post) there are many occasions where [...]