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#WOW2022 Week 31: Let’s build a KPI dashboard

Introduction Who doesn’t love a good KPI dashbaord? This one is fairly simple and straightforward. Let’s look at four simple metrics and see how each subcategory ranks within a selected metric. With this challenge – MIND THE NUMBER FORMATTING ūüôā Click to open in Tableau Public Requirements Dashboard Size: 700 x 350 2 sheets Display …

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2022 Week 25 | Power BI: Visualizing Music

Introduction June is still music month, so for this week’s challenge we’re going to visualize music. Sometimes the simple visualizations tell the best stories. That is definitely the case for the “warming stripes” visualization which was used to show the change of global temperature over time. Using this as motivation, what if we created a …

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2022 Week 24 | Scatterplot with custom marker

Introduction For this workout, we are visualizing data in a scatterplot in a bit of a non-traditional manner. This week marks 26 years since Ella Fitzgerald, the “Queen of Jazz”, passed away. So we are visualizing melodies to a few of her songs. My approach is a bit abstract – not quite sheet music but …

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2022 Week 23 | Collab with Preppin Data – Salesforce Opportunities

Introduction Welcome back to Workout Wednesday! This week is our annual collaboration with¬†Preppin’ Data¬†and the¬†Tableau team! This week we’re visualizing Salesforce data – looking at current open opportunities, and trying to distinguish the dollar amount of opportunities due to close this month. This week’s challenge can be done in both Power BI and Tableau, and …

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2022 Week 19 | Power BI: Oh Rats! Tableau Recreation

Introduction A few week’s ago, Sean Miller created an incredibly slick dashboard showing Rat Sightings in New York since 2010 for week 16 of Tableau’s Workout Wednesday (Challenge Link).  The challenge used Hexbins to combine multiple map points into shapes of the same size to show density more clearly within a map.  This week, we’re …

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2022 Week 18 | Power BI: Remake this Tableau budget burndown chart

Introduction For the month of May, we are remaking Tableau visualizations with Power BI. Although the visuals made by the two tools may be similar, the calculations and formatting options are a bit different. This makes some things easier in one tool compared to the other. If you use both Power BI and Tableau, feel …

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2022 Week 17 | Power BI : Create a Custom Theme

Introduction Welcome back to color month! It’s our 4th color-focused challenge and in stark contrast to Kerry’s week 14 challenge, we’re using loads of bright colors! This week we’re creating a custom theme using the color palette of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. This challenge was inspired by a Makeover Monday challenge – take a look …

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2022 W16 | Power BI : Quadrant Plot with Jitter

Introduction Your challenge this week is to create a Quadrant Plot. It should include different colors in each quadrant and the points should be jittered to try and reduce data overlap. Please note, that it is not expected to create the quadrants, quadrant lines, and color change by selecting any individual data point (if someone figures out how …

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