Tableau College Student Edition for Just $69-$99!

Learn the hottest visual analysis tool and impress your friends, your professors, your drinking buddies and even your family with incredible visual analytics from Tableau! From great data presentations to data exploration to dashboards that wow your class, get all the features of Tableau Professional edition for $69 for 6 months or $99 for 12 … Read more

Spotlighting Example in Tableau

This workbook is an example of spotlighting in Tableau. Spotlighting involves applying user rules about data values to spot certain outcomes. With Tableau it is simple to apply basic to complex rules for spotlighting. This is beyond the standard highlighting capabilities available by placing measures on the color shelf.

As this example demonstrates, fairly complex rules can be used in Tableau to control spotlighting in simple calculated fields. Comments appear on the captions in each view (bottom of each view area in the Tableau workbook.)

Text Table Spotlighting

Bar Chart Spotlighting

This example was

Read more

Recommended Books for Analytics and Visual Analytics

Reviews of Stephen’s latest book, “Rapid Graphs with Tableau” “A great work — this is going to be a much loved book.” Marc Rueter- Director of Sales Consulting, Tableau Software “A must read for anyone interested in Tableau. Clear explanations, practical advice and beautiful examples…” Elissa Fink – Vice President of Marketing, Tableau Software Back … Read more