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#WOW2022 Week 51: Let’s show quarterly sales with end-user flexibility

Introduction I recently had this type of request at work – stop me if you’ve heard this before. We need to show the trend of [single or multiple measures] and we want to see it by these specific dimensions. Oh! And we also need to be able to filter by the same dimensions as well… …

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2022 Week 50 | Power BI: Santa Training Game

Introduction Every year, Santa needs to prepare for Christmas day. There are so many gifts and so many children but also so little time. This means Santa often has to hurl gifts across long distances to save vital time. For this week’s challenge, we are creating a training game for Santa where he can set …

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2022 – WEEK 49: Can you make a pie chart?

Introduction This challenge you are to recreate a pie chart with some interesting formatting. Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Use Segment and Sales to divide the pie slices. Have a thin solid exterior with Segment labels on the outside. Have white space between the edge and the interior of the pie. Have a …

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2022 Week 49 | Power BI: Build a Holiday Song Picker

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday 2022! This week we’re continuing our work with images and building a fun Holiday Song Picker using the Image Grid custom visual in Power BI! We’ll use data from Spotify to help select a song based on Artist, Tempo, or Key. If you’d like to follow along with the …

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2022 Week 48 | Power BI: Conditional SVG Measures

Introduction While we looked at SVG measures in a matrix in week 20, we are taking a different approach this week. SVG measures can be used in other visuals, and they can be designed to include links.   In the below Power BI report, I’ve got 4 visuals populated by SVG measures. Initially, all 4 visuals show …

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#WOW2022 W48: Can you do this in ONE dashboard?

Introduction This week we have an early release due to doing a live session at VizIt London. For this week I wanted to focus on the new feature, Dynamic Zone Visibility and I have taken inspiration from an old WOW from Ann in 2018. See older challenge here Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements …

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2022 Week 47 | Power BI: WoW on Twitter

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday! This week we’re going to visualize Twitter data using Twitter’s API to retrieve tweets that have been made about Workout Wednesday! You have complete creative license to visualize the data in any way that you see fit. If you have a Power BI premium license, I encourage you to …

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#WOW2022 | Week 47 | Can you label and sort small multiples?

Introduction Small multiples can be a good way to see overall trends across several categories, but sometimes it can be tricky to get the sorting and labels right, so that’s what we’ll practice this week! Since baseball season is over now, we’ll look at overall win percentage from 1998 to 2022 for Major League Baseball …

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#WOW2022 | 46 | Let’s build a map!

Introduction Man, sometimes the #datafam is just so very inspiring. I recently saw this tweet by Visionary, Klaus Schulte, this week and immediately knew I wanted to make a challenge out of it.  The premise is quite simple – make a tile map but also add the state outline to further assist readers to where …

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2022 Week 46 | Power BI: My Second Deneb

Introduction During week 42’s community month challenge brought to us by Thys van der Westhuizen – Thys built on my week 37 challenge – My First Deneb. For that week’s challenge I built out three basic bar charts using Deneb visuals, and subsequently, Thys continued to build a few more amazing visuals in his challenge. …

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