This is one of the dashboards in a series of dashboards that we have for Executives
About Data: The dashboard has all the consulting engagements for Lovekesh Babbar over the 15 yrs of consulting work.
You are an executive who wants to see the “State of the Business” at your fingertips.
So, you need a dashboard. Is it too much to ask that you have your data and have it look professional too?
Here’s one that shows your data in an art form
Click on it to see enlarged image
Click here to play with this dashboard
So, you wondering how your favorite player is doing this post-season.
Get your data thirst quenched with this dashboard.
Click on the link to launch the Tableau Viz (updated daily)
So, just like a lot of you, I was interested in looking at the data for the basketball players this NBA season.
Here’s a bit of a infographic for you (click on the image to launch tableau viz)
Ok, I have been meaning to run a few tests with actual data to see if Tableau join culling feature
- Whatever you can do in DB, do it in DB including performance optimizations. Tableau is great being able to overcome some of the DBA laziness (with features like Join culling) but it still won’t overcome everything
- You must know Join Culling doesn’t always work such as in scenarios like outer joins, etc. (if you need a list of those, there are other blogs that cover that)
- Now, also keep in mind that depending on how you build the Tableau model, you might get confused why it doesn’t always work even if it is all inner joins and even we have checked the “Assume Referential Integrity” dialog box
- You should also understand that the SQL generation is also affected by the the order in which you bring the tables into the Tableau model
Continue reading “Can I use Tableau join culling instead of referential keys on the database?”
Wouldn’t it be great if you could add some corporate backgrounds to your Tableau viz just like you do in powerpoint?
Well, you can and here’s how
Once you have created the Tableau Viz, just add an image to the dashboard, make it floating and add to the your dashboard and cover the entire space.
Continue reading “How to add corporate branding to your Tableau dashboard”