The TableauMagic DataTables Extension Now Available

The TableauMagic DataTables Extension v1.0.0 is now available for general use; if you have Tableau Desktop 2018.2 or greater, all you have to do is download the .trex file...

Creating a Tableau Extension / Part One

I have experimented with the new Tableau Extensions API since the Tableau Beta for 2018.2 and found this new feature to be a real game changer. Being an experienced web...

INDEX() Table Calculation

The INDEX() function returns the index of the current row in the partition, without any sorting with regard to value. The first-row index starts at 1. For example, the...

Tableau Extension API

Tableau Extensions were introduced in version 2018.2 and has massively opened up Tableau to the world of eager developers; literally speaking, this has the potential to be the biggest...

#MakeoverMonday

Makeover Monday is a wonderful community initiative for developing your Tableau skills, having fun and meeting loads of people while you are at it; when I have free time...

Marketing Dashboards: The Do’s & Don’ts

Analytics dashboards are a critical resource for marketing teams that help support their roles and responsibilities, strategic planning, and data-driven decision-making in their daily routines. With...

My Top 5 Free Stock Images

I have always had a tough time with backgrounds images for Data Visualizations. On one hand, they can enhance the appeal and engagement of a dashboard if used well,...

Tableau Acquisitions / 2003 to 2018

In 13 years, Tableau has grown, gone public, and at the point of writing this article, has a market Capitalization of $7.86 billion. But despite this, Tableau has not...

Information is Beautiful by David McCandless

A colleague got me a copy of Information is Beautiful by David McCandless as a present a few years ago, and still sits on my coffee table and is...

Inspired Dashboard Designs

I am always looking for Dashboards designs for inspiration, and in this article, I have given several links to amazing looking dashboards. It may be possible to create some...