Readers: I am continuing my recap blog posts of the Tableau Fringe Festival. Today, I am going to review Chris Scott’s (photo, right) presentation, Listen: Social Media Analytics. I hope you are enjoying these recap posts. If I am leaving any content out that you want me to include, please let me know. Thanks and […]

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Readers: In Part 2 of this series on Improving Performance with Data Extracts, we will connect to the SQL Server AdventureWorks database, hide unused data source fields, and aggregate data for the visible dimensions. If you have not read Part 1 of this series, you can do so by clicking here. Again, I hope you […]

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 […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Readers: Recently I participated in the MOOC, Data Exploration and Storytelling: Finding Stories in Data with Exploratory Analysis and Visualization which was taught by Alberto Cairo and Heather Krause. This course was a MOOC-style course from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at The University of Texas – Austin. I have previously attend two […]

Welcome to my MicroStrategy Tips & Tricks blog. I have been kicking around the idea of creating a MicroStrategy-specific blog for a few years now. With Bryan Brandow not being as prolific these days with his excellent MicroStrategy blog, http://www.bryanbrandow.com, I thought I would make an attempt to try to fill that void (personally, I think […]