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

Power to the user – Parameters part 2 – WHAT IF ANALYSIS

In my previous and first blog post about parameters I gave an introduction and an explanation about why parameters are useful and how we can use them, focusing on “threshold control”. Here the blog post about it. In this second part, I am going to write about “What if analysis” using parameters. But first, let’s give a… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 2 – WHAT IF ANALYSIS

Power to the user – Parameters part 1

Parameters are a very powerful instrument to use in Tableau because they enable the user to set the view the way he or she actually prefers. I think parameters are a natural continuation for the series of blog posts about dashboard design: Some tips about Dashboard design Dashboard design: where place what? The importance of formatting and cleaning a dashboard… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 1

Langhe – October ’16

I want to write about my experience in Langhe, Piedmont, where I have been with Davide in October (I wrote this blog about the tasting of a Langhe Nebbiolo). It was really one of the best experiences I ever had! Why Langhe? Because it is one of the best wines production area in Italy and… Continue reading Langhe – October ’16

Tableau, Google Sheets and… my wine fridge!

I started this project about visualising my wines a couple of weeks ago, when I got my (first) wine fridge! I started to organise my bottles and cover the labels with kitchen/ food film and then I got the idea to catalogue them. A Google Sheet, that I can even share with boyfriend Davide, seemed perfect to me. I… Continue reading Tableau, Google Sheets and… my wine fridge!