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Custom Sorting with Parameters in Tableau

Custom Sorting Options Make Tableau Dashboards More User-Friendly Tableau has made great improvements to its sorting features over the years, such as nested sorting in version 2018.2. This has helped avoid user confusion when sorting, …

How to Change Date Aggregation on X-Axis in Tableau Using Parameters for Time Series and Trend Analysis

This post is part of our Six Favorite Tableau Tips, Tricks and Hacks to Enhance Dashboards collection. The Problem Tableau makes selecting and changing date dimension aggregations very easy when building a worksheet view. However, unless an …

How to Dynamically Change Axis Measures and Formats in Tableau Using Parameters

This post is part of our Six Favorite Tableau Tips, Tricks and Hacks to Enhance Dashboards collection. Tableau is a powerful data visualization and analysis tool that can easily represent several metrics in one visual. Sometimes …

Tableau Fundamentals: An Introduction to Parameters

As you make your way through the Tableau 201 series, and especially the Tips & Tricks section, there is one functionality that you will hear about over and over: parameters. Parameters are the solution to …

Tableau 201: How to Change Date Aggregation Using Parameters

Problem: Tableau makes selecting and changing the aggregation of a date dimension very easy while you are building a view. However, unless an end user is viewing an individual sheet in Tableau Desktop, they can’t …

Tableau 201: How to Make a What-If Analysis Using Parameters

Parameters are one of the most powerful tools available in Tableau for exploring your data and providing interactivity to your end users. The best way to think of parameters is that they act as wildcards. …

Google Analytics 4 Events

In this fourth post of the GA4 in 400 Words series we’ll be discussing Events and the significant changes when compared to the multiple Universal Analytics (UA) hit types.

Building the Perfect A/B Test Read

Ask the author about a free A/B Test Read Template Components of an A/B Test Read It’s important to not only test, but also to report out your learnings. The learnings are arguably the best …

Requirements Gathering Simplified: Why You Need a Dashboard Requirements Template

A quality dashboard requirements template means reproducible success within your data visualization practice. One of the toughest and most crucial steps in building dashboards for business stakeholders is gathering the requirements. If you fail to …

Six Favorite Tableau Tips, Tricks and Hacks to Enhance Dashboards

For many companies, Tableau is the data viz tool of choice to monitor and communicate performance in ways that various levels of the organization can quickly and easily understand. At Evolytics, our clients’ needs frequently …