Sometimes the best visual is an arrow.
With Tableau, it’s easy to include arrows to make a point about business performance. While colorful bar charts, scatter plots, and line graphs can visually highlight key information, a set of tiles or small table of numbers can succinctly indicate the health of a business. By adding up and down arrows with color next to a number, you can show the value of that number relative to another time period or a forecast. In this way, you provide context and meaning – is $1 million of sales good or bad, for example? If your forecast was for $2 million, then a red downward arrow provides the visual indicator for the meaning of the number. READ MORE.
Marquis Moments are moments worth celebrating. They're not about us, they are about you. When we hit a monumental milestone, make a transformation, or just plain win, we like to take a moment to recognize it.
Today, we celebrate one of our North American BioTech Clients: Adaptive Biotechnologies
Helping clients achieve flexible, self-service analytics in the cloud or on-prem is what we do daily. We are continually inspired by our clients' work. And with Adaptive Biotechnologies, we can't help but feel like the work they are doing is extra important.
We'd be surprised if you haven't read or heard about this awesome company. They're making quite the buzz in the Seattle area as a startup pioneering the use of immunosequencing to revolutionize patient care. READ MORE
I think we can all agree, Tableau looks great in a demo with the sample data stored in Excel. But the true test of a self-service analytics tool is working with real data that may reside in more than a single Excel workbook. Thankfully, Tableau has two different methods of combining data to give the user flexibility: data joining and data blending. I want to address a few potential misunderstandings and highlight a few caveats to keep in mind when using either method. READ MORE.
Data Shaping is Important.
Read on to learn why:
We all have tons of data, but do we use it to the fullest? We don’t need to convince anyone of the need to use data to make decisions, it’s 2018. When you use your data, you see clearer. You see the road behind, you predict the road ahead, and you can make the right decisions navigating your path.
But, if you’re like most organizations, you have data collected, but making sense of it is overwhelming. We all have employees who have too much on their plate, and even knowing where to start with data shaping, let alone having the time to do it seems impossible. READ MORE.
VIDEO TRAINING SERIES: Post 10 of 10
Welcome to the tenth post in our Marquis Academy training series on Quick Tips for Tableau Server.
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In our last video, you learned about how to get the data you need delivered to your inbox, without having to visit Tableau Server. In this video, we’ll show you another way to get your data out of Tableau Server – by downloading it. READ MORE.