• Challenge Index and Insights

    Challenge Index Below is links to each Workout Wednesday for 2020 available on the Tableau Community Forums. Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 1: Can you sort dimensions with a single click? Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 2...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 23: Can you excel at bar charts?

    Introduction - Luke StankeThis week’s challenge is relatively straight-foward: remake a bar chart to look like a Microsoft Excel bar chart. The key to this chart is the extra whitespace between months.   &...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 22: Profitability spotlight – is your budget recovered?

    Introduction - Ivett Kovács This week’s goal is to create a bi-dimensional chart (alternative parallel chart) that reveals if your budget has recovered or not. Parallel Coordinates represent multi-dimensi...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 21: Can you design for an automatic phone layout?

    Introduction - Lorna Brown  Creating the perfect dashboard requires time and patience, do we put the same amount of effort into creating dashboards ready made for mobile. This weeks shows how best to build a desk...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 week 20: How much do these states contribute to the total

    IntroductionWhat’s up #WOWzers! Have you heard the news? Tableau just release a feature-packed release with v2020.2. So many cool new features to try out and the #WOW2020 enjoyed my new feature challenge so much...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 19: Can you build a dynamic date drilling chart?

    Introduction - Ann JacksonI hope everyone is continuing to stay safe and sane during this time. Our challenge for the week is to work with dates again!  This one comes from a recent experience I had – the i...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 18: Which products were most profitable?

    Introductionn- Luke StankeSometimes you want to make fun charts, but life gives you tables. This challenge is another real-life challenge I’ve encountered through Dr. Alicia Bembenek: show a table, but only high...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 17: Can you calculate Weekday Runrate?

    Introduction - Meera UmasankarMy second challenge for the year!!! This week we are looking at calculating Run Rate based on Weekdays. This challenge is a real time work scenario that I came across last week and it was...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 16: Can you show the adjusted target & missing pipeline?

    Introduction - Lorna BrownThis week I was challenged with building a chart which shows an Adjusted target and the missing pipeline if targets were not met. So I challenge you, can you adjust the targets and show missi...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 15: Can you create a chart with a dynamic week start?

    Introduction - Ann JacksonHello Everyone!  First – I want to say that I hope you and your loved ones are happy, healthy, and safe during this time.  It’s amazing to think when I posted my last wo...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 11: Can you create smart ranked lists?

    Introduction - Ann Jackson  I’ve heard rumblings that the past few weeks have been a little difficult – so this week I’ve decided to keep it simple. The final visualization comes from something ...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 14: How does the sales pipeline look?

    Introduction    One of the most common questions I get is how to build a sales funnel. I always answer: just build a bar chart! That’s what we are going to do today. To build that sales pipeline we ar...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 1: Can you sort dimensions with a single click?

    IntroductionWe’re back in 2020 with a whole new set of challenges. This month you’ll see challenges from Lorna Brown, Ann Jackson, Sean Miller, and myself, Luke Stanke I’m starting this year off with...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 13: Do you want to build a simple Sales dashboard?

    Introduction - Meera Umasankar My first WorkoutWednesday challenge for the year! This week let’s create a simple Sales dashboard with some of the key KPI metrics. We will be using the superstore data set showing...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 12: Can you show missing selected periods and autosize bars?

    Introduction - Lorna Brown    It’s good to be back WOWsers. This week is looking at showing missing selected periods and autosizing bars based on the selected period (Monthly, Weekly, Daily). It also ...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 10: Can you use spatial BUFFER() functions in 2 ways?

    Introduction - Sean MillerBut first…Well, this is it! This week marks my final WorkoutWednesday challenge. Its been so much fun contributing the last couple of months, I hope you enjoy my challenges. But I̵...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 8: Can you create a concatenated list of values?

    Introduction - Sean MillerWhat’s up #WOWzers!? It’s Sean and I’m back with my second challenge. It seems like every where you look, enterprises are adopting visual analytics more and more. While this...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 9: What is the 90 day reorder rate?

    Introduction  - Luke Stanke  I’m not going to hide it: this week will be hard. But this challenge is inspired by real events. In the four months I’ve helped solve various versions of this same pr...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 7: What happens if? Can you update sales forecast and targets using only parameters?

    Introduction - Lorna Brown  At the last North West Tableau User Group, I watched a presentation from Ryan Lowers and Nathan Leather where they looked at using parameters as a data source. You can see their workbo...
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  • Workout Wednesday 2020 Week 6: Can you build a MoM Progress Report?

    Introduction - Ann JacksonThis week’s challenge is ripped directly from two different requests I had over the past week.  The idea is simple, create a single visualization that displays performance in diffe...
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