Data Preparation Is Easy with Alteryx

Without support from I.T., analysts increasingly need to perform data preparation tasks of varying complexity in order to wrangle data into shape for current analytic needs. ¬†Using Alteryx Designer, many such tasks are simple and intuitive. ¬†Let’s consider an example. For the completed Alteryx workflow sample published in Alteryz product documentation, assume that, due to… Read More

Fun with Calculations in Tableau

A recent customer gave me a chance to exercise Tableau features, for both the Server and Desktop. Although this write-up is focussed more on calculation than visualization, it also demonstrates my approach to visualizing complex data with a simple, impossible to misunderstand, presentation. My customer wanted visualizations that would bring simplicity to a rather complex… Read More