• Infographic: The Weimaraner

    Readers: I have been feeling very sad lately. It has been six months since my 17-year-old Weimaraner, Gracie, passed away. Gracie was my constant companion. Wherever I was, she was. She was loving, loyal, stubborn, willful, and I loved her for all these qualities. I Googled to tried to find a Weimaraner infographic for today… Continue Reading

  • Tableau Deep Dive: Creating a Forecast

    First, Either a Joke or Quote He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts — for support rather than illumination. Andrew Lang (1844-1912) Source: Treasury of Humerous Quotations What is Forecasting? Forecasting is a planning tool that helps management in its attempts to cope with the uncertainty of the future, relying mainly on… Continue Reading

  • Tableau Deep Dive: Trends – Part 2

    Readers: In Part 1 of my deep dive into Trending in Tableau, I went over the the different ways of adding trend lines, how trends are calculated by Tableau after querying the data source, and how trend lines are drawn based on various elements in the view. In Part 2, I will go over how to customize… Continue Reading