• Getting Started with Mapbox - Have you seen or heard of Mapbox? I love it. I was shown it a while ago and never had a use case for it until recently when doing some work for a travel company. I wanted to match the map to their online version to what we were building in Tableau. What is mapbox? […]
  • Post TCoT London – Starting with strangers, leaving with friends. - Now we are all back to our Tableau day jobs thought it would be a good idea to share experiences from the Tableau Conference on Tour and what it is like on the sponsor side rather than the attendee side. First off it was great! If you don’t go, why not? You should. From the […]
  • Conditional Formatting Like a Boss - Finally we have a use case to do Conditional Formatting and it is a bit of a Hack, when its a double whammy of conditional formatting in a cross tab its a double hack. Everyone uses the RAG status well when using Excel, and you would think a nice highlight table in Tableau would work great. […]
  • 5 tips to get you by… - Wow, it has been a long time since I last blogged. I got married, went to Thailand got treated for Malaria, since found out it was Typhoid, left a job, started a new job and now moving house. What a busy month! Lets back to it Whilst I was away I couldn’t help but think […]
  • YTD Calculation-ing - SO lately, I have been trying to get my head around Date Calculations in Tableau! Yes, they can be straightforward and super but when you are asked to make bespoke Fiscal Years (FY) and to show cumulative months for this year compared to last year it got a little crazy. I was not sure about […]
  • Think about the users journey… - After attending a few Tableau User Groups and speaking to the community I always wanted to see what everyone’s ‘best practices’ were, what are the routes people take to get to the end viz? After attempting to complete a #WorkoutWednesday it became known that myself and Charlie go about some vizzes the same way in […]
  • Am I winning or am I losing? - You will need a cup of tea for this, sit tight. OK, so I had thought I would give the #WorkoutWednesday a go even though I feel completely out of my depth. I have already been watching Twitter seeing everyone’s tweets about the tool tips and LoD calcs so at least I am mentally prepared […]
  • I’m Just Like You… - Welcome, it’s my first Blog – if you couldn’t tell. I wanted to share my experiences and help others to grow, learn and develop. So I started off with Tableau like a deer in the headlights as everyone else probably did, I still don’t even understand everything I am doing but its great, it gives […]