In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll preprocess, map, and explore complicated sales data for liquor stores in Iowa. Then we’ll extract the relevant latitude and longitude from a problematic column of the data and discover the city with the most sales. Next we’ll filter the data to that city and prepare the data for easy loading into Business Analysis tools such as Tableau and PowerBI. Finally…
Added by Benjamin Waxer on February 14, 2019 at 9:32am — No Comments
Exploring San Francisco police incident data and visualizing the density distribution of incidents involving mentally ill individuals using Pivot Billions and Tableau.…Continue
Added by Benjamin Waxer on February 6, 2019 at 8:06am — No Comments
In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll preprocess, join, and explore disjoint sales data for retail locations. Then we’ll dive into the relation between store type, fuel prices, and weekly sales as well as prepare the data for easy loading into Business Analysis tools such as Tableau and PowerBI. Finally, we’ll explore and analyze our preprocessed and joined data in Tableau and use its powerful visualizations to draw…Continue
Added by Benjamin Waxer on December 13, 2018 at 10:20am — No Comments
Data Analytics remains incomplete without data visualization.
In a Data Analytics course, I understood how Tableau was a useful tool so as to create and explain a visual story that heavily relied on big data. As a student, I was given x-cases which required data retrieval, cleaning, manipulation, and analysis so as to make appropriate recommendations.
To start with, I have a double major in finance and international…Continue
Added by Deena Zaidi on October 4, 2017 at 7:00am — No Comments
Visualization apps may be privately consulted as well as published online. There are two main platforms: R Shiny and Tableau. Shiny has a free starter license…Continue
Added by Pablo Bernabeu on July 15, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments
What is an easy way to find that needle in the haystack? Why not use a control chart?Using a control chart on a data set is an efficient way to identify data sets that are out of control. A control chart is a statistical tool that is used to chart data points over time and zeros in on points that are outside of the normal range (outliers). The main components of a control chart…
This is a tutorial to show how to implement dashboards in R, using the new "flexdashboard" library package.
this new library leverages these libraries and allows us to create some stunning dashboards, using interactive graphs and text. What I loved the most, was the “storyboard” feature that allows me to present content in Tableau-style frames. Please note that for this you need to create RMarkdown (.Rmd) files and insert the code using the…Continue
Data integration requires merging date from different sources, stored using technologies. Companies build a “data warehouse where aggregated data can be stored and retrieved. This is particularly useful for researchers looking to big data to aid in their investigation and corporations usually during the merging with other companies.
Added by Dante Munnis on October 25, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments
Data Visualization happens to be an uncomplicated way of assisting the human memory and enhancing decision making. A number of tools are there that are going to cater to the requirements of having a look at humongous statistics to the tune of Peta and Zeta bytes. Number crunching when the amount of data is huge is an incredibly testing job and this is software that is going to be your buddy in addressing testing business dilemmas.…Continue
Added by Pawan Dwivedi on August 3, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments
Visual Analytics and Data Discovery allow analysis of big data sets to find insights and valuable information. This is much more than just classical Business Intelligence (BI). See this article for more details and motivation: "Using Visual Analytics to Make Better Decisions: the Death Pill Example". Let's take a look at important characteristics to choose the right tool for…Continue
Added by Kai Waehner on July 27, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Added by Divya Parmar on November 2, 2015 at 9:53am — No Comments
I've been writing a Tableau and Alteryx-focused blog for 1.5 years on Wordpress and haven't thought of writing anything here on DSC. I just completed a two-part series that discusses solving problems using innovative approaches with Alteryx and Tableau, which were my 99th and 100th blog posts. They are longer than usual but offer a good insight into my background and why I write a technical blog.
My blog is focused…Continue