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Explore US Spend Data With Tableau Extract API

As published on Cleartelligence blog first Tableau can connect to a huge number of data sources out-of-the-box. This includes pretty much any database, flat file, excel, and more. However, there are some cases where companies and users are looking to … Continue reading

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Tableau Dashboards as text messages

–Originally posted on¬†cleartelligence.com blog ¬† The addition of conditional subscriptions in Tableau server version 10.1 opened up the door for easily operationalizing alerts with Tableau dashboards. Not only it is easy to create conditional subscriptions that can automate operational information … Continue reading

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Tableau Piano Chart

Ever since I got to wait for my son during some of his piano classes, I became fascinated by the relationship between music and math. There are so many mathematical concepts in play when playing, writing or even listening to … Continue reading

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Voice Controlled Tableau Dashboard

The way we interact with computer is changing and in the very near future we can expect our computers and electronic devices to become much better at understanding what we tell them to do, literally. In this example, I used … Continue reading

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Mine News Websites – Tableau Live Dashboard

Two years ago I wrote about setting up a process to scrape leading news websites home pages and storing them in HANA for text analysis. I hypothesized about the various analysis one could derive from parsing multiple news websites over … Continue reading

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An Elegant Solution to a BI Problem

My wife thought it was strange that I got excited when I looked at the cash register receipt as we left the shoe store. Usually a receipt is the beginning of a discussion about why we spent more than we … Continue reading

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