Donna Coles

#WOW2024 | Week 13 | Can you build this segmented bar chart?

Introduction I’m always on the lookout for inspiration to share in a #WorkoutWednesday challenge, and Sam Parson’s recent movie viz provided that for this week. Sam displayed the total revenue for the top 50 movie franchises, directly alongside a stacked bar depicting the revenue for each individual movie in that franchise. There is also a …

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#WOW2024 | Week 7 | Can you include and exclude options with a custom control?

Introduction This week’s challenge is inspired by┬á something I’d seen at work, and I thought it would be quite fun to see if I could reproduce in Tableau and if so, share as a challenge ­čÖé I could, so here it is… can you include & exclude options with a custom control? Click to open …

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#WOW2024 | Week 1 | Can you compare salaries to the median?

Introduction Happy New Year to you all! This is the start of #WorkoutWednesday’s 7th year – how amazing is that! Thank you to everybody for your continued support and engagement – it really helps keep this initiative going! For the first challenge of 2024, I’ve updated a visualisation I first built several years ago based …

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#WOW2023 | Week 47 | Can you create a Monthly Driver Analysis dashboard?

Introduction As we continue Global Recognition Month here at WOW Towers, I’d like to introduce you to Norbert Borb├ís (@norbert_borbas), a data analyst from Hungary who has been on a mission this year to complete all the #WOW2023 challenges. He has received 4 Viz of the Day awards, and was recognised as ‘one to watch’ …

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#WOW2023 | Week 41 | Can you build a flexible tabular display?

Introduction So my week has rolled around again, and yet again the inspiration for this week comes from this viz by Sam Parsons – Man! That guy is good!!┬á This week I’m asking you all to recreate a tabular display. It’s a common request from users to just ”show me all the numbers”, while we …

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#WOW2023 | Week 35 | Can you build an interactive Viz in Tooltip?

Introduction I’m always on the lookout for ideas for challenges. Typically I’ll see something someone has done and want to know how they did it and whether I can craft it into a WOW challenge. When my colleague, Sam Parsons, demonstrated the concept of an interactive Viz In Tooltip (VIT) at Tableau Conference this year, …

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#WOW2023 | Week 11 | Can You Compare State Sales?

Introduction This week’s challenge is focused on interactivity, and was born out of a client requirement to compare store locations via selections from a map. I’ve naturally adapted it to use our favourite Superstore dataset. The core requirement is to be able to make a selection on the map and see how sales compare to …

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