Readers: Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Tim Messar. Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Tim Messar Tim Messar – Biography Tim Messar is a Senior Data Architect working in the insurance industry at Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point, Wisconsin for over 12 years. He serves as a technical lead and resource on several projects and […]

Readers: In Part 3, and our final part of this series on Improving Performance with Data Extracts, we will aggregate a Tableau data extract to the Month level, and review how you can unpackage a .TWBX file. If you have not read Part 2 of this series, you can do so by clicking here. If you have […]

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: It has been a while since I posted a new Tableau Deep Dive. I have to really admire the folks that blog on various Tableau topics every week. Researching, writing, and validating these technical blogs posts takes a lot of time and I wish I could devote more time to posting these. This week, I […]