Tableau’s New Ask Data Feature – A Primer

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Ask Data, Tableau’s new feature for natural language query, is out on the market. But how does it work? Who is it intended for? What are its limitations? Highlights? We took Ask Data for an extensive test drive. In this blog we answer all these questions and many more.

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Hallelujah! Tableau to Support Emailing PDFS!

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Although a standard feature of many BI platforms, the ability to schedule PDF report emails is not easily accomplished in Tableau. But hallelujah! That’s all about to change with the next release! And this little bit of love from Tableau is likely to bring them lots more love in the way of adoption.

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Tableau Maps: From Glum To Glam With 2019.2

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Before 2019.2, Tableau’s default maps lacked detail and looked fuzzy when you zoomed in. Compensating for the inadequacies required adding Mapbox—increasing complexity and cost. Tableau’s recent 2019.2 release changes all that. Mapping capabilities made a huge leap forward, going from basic to wow and providing the detail we have come to expect.

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Get on The Map with Tableau Release 2019.2
How to Create Groups in Tableau

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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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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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