How to Create Groups in Tableau

    Tips & Tricks

Groups play an important part in everyday Tableau use, allowing you to get around the inconsistencies that arise when pulling data from various sources. Groups let you create custom combinations and hierarchies so you can use data in a way that makes sense for your particular analysis needs. Watch our step-by-step demo of how to create a Tableau worksheet that leverages a group.

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Best of The August 2018 Power BI Release

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On an almost monthly basis Microsoft puts out a new, feature filled release of Power BI. You can read the official Microsoft take on the newest changes, but check here for our real-life evaluation of the most notable features in the August 2018 release.

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Power BI: Beyond the Buzz
Tableau Dashboard Starters for Salesforce:
18 Lessons Learned

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In the recent release of Tableau Online 2018.1, Dashboard Starters for common enterprise applications were introduced. Seven of these Dashboard Starters are built to work with Salesforce data. We love the idea of these pre-built dashboards but discovered a few hitches when we tried to use them. We share 18 lessons we learned – along with some fixes.

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Comparing Reports and Dashboards in Cognos Analytics

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With all the capabilities that have been added to Cognos Analytics, it can be unclear as to which is the right choice, a report or a dashboard? There is no simple answer—the choice depends on the business use case. Read on for a reference guide that compares the differences to help you decide the best tool for your needs.

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confused young man pondering all the choices before making a decision