Colline Senesi, Tuscany – August ’17

After being in Langhe (Piedmont) last October (click here to read about my experience there), I could not miss the opportunity to visit Tuscany, another place to go to try some of the best Italian wines… Indeed, quite a different experience, first of all because it was very very warm (38-40 degrees). And I did… Continue reading Colline Senesi, Tuscany – August ’17

Power to the user – Parameters part 5 – Swap views

Welcome to “Power to the user” blog post serie about parameters. This blog post is about using parameters to swap sheets in the view. The previous blog post was about Top N and sorting with parameters, click here to go and read it if interested. Why would you do that? For multiple reasons, actually. For… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 5 – Swap views

What wine do you have in your wine fridge?

During Easter I went back home and my dad asked me to create him an “app” similar to mine about my wine fridge. I asked him to collect some relevant data for him and he wrote me on paper the following information: wine year producer country region number of bottles I turned this into a… Continue reading What wine do you have in your wine fridge?

Connect2Help – Makeover

The first client project I worked on at the Data School last year – it was the 3rd week of work – was for a non-profit organization, Connect2Help, that facilitates connections between people who need human services and those who provide them. My colleague Ravi helped them recently with a follow up project and then he involved us asking… Continue reading Connect2Help – Makeover

Power to the user – Parameters part 4 – Top N and Sorting by

Welcome back to the “Power to the user” series of posts about parameters in Tableau. In this blog post I will write about dynamic “top n” and dynamic sorting with parameters. [If you missed the previous blog posts, click here for the first one of the serie, here to read about what if analysis and here to… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 4 – Top N and Sorting by

A Rank Challenge in Tableau

This blog is about one of the challenges I faced at work when I was dealing with the calculation of a rank in Tableau. Basically I wanted to show on a map the ranking of country regions both within a country and across all countries and keep to show these values even when filtering on a… Continue reading A Rank Challenge in Tableau

Power to the user – Parameters part 3 – Dynamic dimensions and measures

Here we are for the “Power to the user” series of posts about parameters in Tableau. In this blog post I will write about dynamic dimensions and measures and how to create them with parameters. [If you missed the other posts, click here for the first blog of the serie and here to read about… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 3 – Dynamic dimensions and measures