The TableauMagic DataTables Extension Now Available

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...