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Waffle Chart in Tableau

Definition: Waffle chart is a 10 X 10 cell grid in which each cell represents 1 percentage point summing up to total 100%. Waffle charts can be represented with conditional formatting where cells are  highlighted with different colors based on the percentage value of that KPI. There are following used cases of Waffles chart: To […]

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Pareto Chart in Tableau

Pareto chart is basically based on the theory of “80-20” phenomena, where it means that 80% of the output is being generated by the 20% of the input. In terms of retail data, we can also say like this that 80% of revenue is from 20% of customers. Pareto chart is a combination of both […]

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EXCLUDE – LOD Deep Dive in Tableau

EXCLUDE: “EXCLUDE” level of detail expression is used to omit specified dimensions from the aggregations. Using “EXCLUDE”, a user can omit the lower level granularity dimension which is present in the view and can directly calculate the value at higher granularity level. “EXCLUDE” level of detail expression is majorly used to calculate ‘difference from overall […]

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INCLUDE – LOD Deep Dive in Tableau

INCLUDE: As the name suggests, “INCLUDE” level of detail expression compute aggregations considering dimensions which are specified in the calculation and also take into consideration those dimensions which are present in the view. “INCLUDE” level of detail expression is useful when the user wants to calculate values at the lower level of granularity and then […]

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FIXED LOD Calculation – Deep Dive in Tableau

FIXED: “FIXED” level of detail expression aggregates the value only at the dimensions which are specified by the user in the calculation. “FIXED” expression does not take into consideration those dimensions in the view. The difference between FIXED and INCLUDE/EXCLUDE is unlike INCLUDE/EXCLUDE, FIXED calculations are not relative to the dimensions in view. Example: Requirement: […]

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1 Timeline Chart in Tableau

As the name suggests, timeline chart in Tableau represents when the notable events are going to occur in the month, year, or even day. Also, the timeline can be used as a calendar showing upcoming dates of interest. Learn Tableau for Data Science In this article, I am going to mention the steps that required […]

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Create a Progress Bubble Chart in Tableau

  Objective: Our objective is to build a progress chart for different KPIs.  In this example, we will be using: “Marketing Cost vs Budget”, “Operational Cost vs Budget” and “Headcount Cost vs Budget”. The Progress Chart will look like this: Pre-requisites: To create this type of chart, we need to have data in the specific […]

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  • September 24, 2018
  • Tableau

How to Make a Tableau Waterfall Chart

Basic Waterfall Chart in Tableau Waterfall charts are the most widely used visualization chart across businesses as they help in displaying the cumulative effect of sequential positive and negative values. Also, the major difference between Waterfall charts and other normal Bar/Gantt/Running total charts is that they illustrate how much each dimension member with a positive/negative […]

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Tableau Table Calculations

In Tableau, a user can perform a different type of computations using table calculations. For example, using table calculations user can calculate the running total of sales or the percent of total profit across countries etc. Summary/ Objective: In this article, I am going to brief about different table calculation functions and their uses in […]

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Google Career Listings Visualization

  The data was sourced from Kaggle where a user scraped the Google’s careers. Natural Language Toolkit was used in Python. NLTK and BeautifulSoup were used to clean the dataset and split the twelve hundred plus job listings. The job listings were tokenized into nearly seventy-five thousands words. The stop words were removed from the list […]

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