Category Archives for "Tableau"

NRA Political Donations from 1990 to 2018

NRA Donations by Party and Politician Where does the NRA concentrate their donations? You can view the data according to the New York Times, OpenSecrets.org and Fortune Magazine. The top politicians that receive money from the NRA are overwhelmingly Republican with Donald Trump who is the the top politician of the Republican party with over […]

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How to Use Altyrex with Tableau

Integrate Altyrex  Workflows to Transform Tableau Data Tableau is not a ETL tool, it’s primarily a data visualization tool. So there is often a need to use a tool like Altyrex to help create data workflows and dataset that can be consumed by Tableau:  Generate tde format file for Tableau In Tableau, there is notably better […]

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How to Animate Graphs in Tableau

Make an Amazing Animated Chart with Tableau   Animation in Tableau is majorly used for analyzing the seasonal trends or simply placing measures over a period of time. Using time series such as months, days,  and minutes will give you  the ability to set each interval as an individual page. As in all animations, a […]

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Tableau Alternatives

Top Tableau Alternatives Tableau Summary: Tableau is the most widely used tool for the data visualization. It provides the ability to analyze the data with the help of intuitive and easily understandable charts. Also, making charts using the drag n drop feature of Tableau is beyond comparison with any other tools available. Pros: It’s ultra-fast […]

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How to Make a Word Cloud in Tableau

Word Cloud in Tableau The word cloud is a a great  visual to represent the frequency of words in set amount of text . In a word cloud, the most important or unique words within the data are arranged together in a form of groups. Also, in word cloud, the size of each of the […]

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How to Use a Parameter in Tableau

How to Use a Parameter Step 1:  Create a Parameter Step  2:  Attach it to a calculation Step 3: Use Parameter Controls Lets get started: You can create a parameter by right clicking the measures plane.  When you do this , you will have a choice of data types for your parameter. For this example […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Tableau

Should You Invest in Tableau? If you’re reading this article you are probably wondering if you should be investing your hard-earned dollars or your company’s dollars on Tableau. So, I’ve broken out the advantages and disadvantages of Tableau. Without, a doubt, Tableau is the leader in the data viz space.  However,  there are some limitations […]

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Join and Blend data in Tableau

Tableau provides both the option of blending and joining the data sources. But there are differences between blending in tableau and joining in Tableau. Objective: In this blog I am going mention when to use blending and joining. Also, I am going to explain how to join or blend the different data sources. Quick Note to […]

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Mcdonalds Menu Calorie Burn Calculator

Use the calorie burn Calculator below to estimate how much time is required to burn off the calories of various Mcdonald’s items in relation to a specific exercise.   Other Visualizations How I built this visualization. The data was sourced from Kaggle Dataset. The exercise calorie burn rate information was sourced from the United States […]

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