Build a hierarchy in Tableau

2018-05-07T18:32:53+00:00 March 13th, 2012|Business Intelligence, Tableau|

One of the most useful things for me in Tableau is the ability to create a hierarchy in a few seconds. I have used this for building product hierarchies – i.e. product category, subcategory, group, etc – and also for reporting on regional data – i.e. Country, State, County, City, etc, which is great for [...]

Waterfall Charts in Tableau

2018-05-08T18:56:36+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Business Intelligence, Tableau|

I’ve noticed waterfall charts are becoming quite fashionable now. If you’re not sure why this is used, it’s a great way, for example,  of showing how total revenue is compiled from it’s components. Using the Tableau Gantt Chart it’s quite simple to build. In this article I’ll give a very quick guide to building your [...]