How can I sort by the values of a sub-category in Tableau?

I was thrilled to attend a live #MakeoverMonday at the Netherlands Tableau User Group today. https://twitter.com/VizWizBI/status/978687243224322049 We were given 45 minutes to re-design the following viz I decided to go for a simple bar chart with a few twists As it was an inverted scale in which 1 would represent the highest rank and 10 … Continue reading How can I sort by the values of a sub-category in Tableau?

Top 3 Excel functions you can use to forecast sales

Well, I didn't need to predict sales but segment sizes for the upcoming 3 periods of the Markstrat simulation game we were playing as part of the Strategic Marketing class I was taking.  Still, it works pretty much the same way - you use the numerical historic data you have in order to make a prediction … Continue reading Top 3 Excel functions you can use to forecast sales

How do I build a Pareto chart in Tableau?

What is a Pareto chart, though? A Pareto chart is simply an illustration of the well-known Pareto principle, stating that roughly 80% of the effects are driven by 20% of the causes. Applied to business, this often translates in companies achieving 80% of their revenue with 20% of their customers. Economics is not much different. … Continue reading How do I build a Pareto chart in Tableau?

Which countries have signed and ratified the Istanbul Convention?

Have you heard of the Istanbul Convention? It's been quite the controversial topic lately with Bulgaria backtracking on its ratification. https://twitter.com/StanaIliev/status/972024066902196224 Curious to see where the other European countries stood on this, I whipped up a Tableau Public viz The first map shows the countries that have signed and the year in which they did. The … Continue reading Which countries have signed and ratified the Istanbul Convention?

Let’s visualize those sales and profits in a butterfly chart!

Searching for another way to visualize sales and discount in the same graph? You find the lollipop chart insufficiently informative? Then you might consider the butterfly chart So, what does a brief inspection of these charts tell us? • Hefty discounts do little to boost sales in the Netherlands • Despite being in the top … Continue reading Let’s visualize those sales and profits in a butterfly chart!