Category Archives for "Decision Making"

Why Hyper is making me hyper — the answer will surprise you!

[cs_content][cs_element_section _id=”1″][cs_element_row _id=”2″][cs_element_column _id=”3″][cs_element_text _id=”4″][x_blockquote cite=”” type=”left”]“Tableau is going to enable users to create better looking charts faster — a lot more of them — and they won’t necessarily help make better business decisions.”[/x_blockquote][cs_element_text _id=”6″][cs_element_text _id=”7″][cs_element_headline _id=”8″][x_blockquote cite=”” type=”left”]“Hyper will enable existing bad habits. It will increase the performance of slow, poorly designed dashboards and […]

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Do not set and forget. Improve your Tableau work over time.

I was combining multiple exposures of my Grand Canyon photos to create one better image. Consider alternatives to your dashboard. With the power of Tableau, it’s almost too easy to bring up a data set, build a dashboard, then publish your work. There is a cost though to this freedom and we trap ourselves without […]

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Telling a story? First be clear on your message.

I attended my nephew’s baby naming a few weeks ago.  How do you name your visuals? With all the advancements in creating visuals, there has been almost zero progress in how people title those visuals. Is “Trends for 6 months” really adding value? That should be obvious from the visual! This problem ties back to […]

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Dashboards…becoming anything but quick and safe

So many choices at the Madison Square Eats food rally this weekend.  If only I had a dashboard… According to Merriam-Webster, a dashboard was “a screen on the front of a usually horse-drawn vehicle to intercept water, mud, or snow.” They were meant to protect the driver.  Do modern dashboards protect us from the onslaught […]

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Replicating your old vizs in Tableau? STOP NOW (please)!

My son achieved his Bar Mitzvah this weekend.  Are your vizs coming of age? You have a shiny new version of Tableau Desktop, connected to the big data server, then reproduced your same old charts. Access to data on your terms is no longer an issue, so what’s up with that? Is a status-quo/ can’t-change-too-fast […]

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