Thoughts on sorting in Tableau

Now with video ūüôā Last week I ran into an interesting situation with Tableau. ¬†I wanted to sort dimensions within larger dimensions by a measure. ¬†After that sort, I wanted …

Me vs. ETL

I had a great moment today. ¬†A moment where I felt¬†like I conquered the beast known as “ETL.” ¬†For those of you who don’t know (lucky you!) ETL stands for …

Dot Plots

Today I was reading Stephen Few’s Information Dashboard Design aloud while Josh was doing some fall PC clean up and was on the chapter “An Ideal Library of Graphs.” As …

Getting started in data

Continuing on the path I started the other day, here’s another blog post that I first wrote internally back in March of this year. The question: How do you think …

Data Analysis – First Steps

Earlier in the year (March), I participated in a panel discussion for a data+women series at the Phoenix TUG. ¬†As prep I was given a list of questions and asked …

#IronViz Entry – Mobile Design

Part of being involved in the Tableau community means publicly publishing visualizations to learn and grow. ¬†It’s also a great way to find inspiration. As I’ve pushed myself to be …

Blog post ideas

Ann How Apple Watch has changed my life How tracking calories has changed my life Why is my life always changing (har har) New books Walk through improvements on micro …

Low carb brownies

One of the biggest struggles of a low carbohydrate lifestyle is sweets/desserts. ¬†At least in my mind, sweet is synonymous with carbohydrates. ¬†The easiest way to remedy this is typically …