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What does a Tableau Consultant do?

What does a Tableau consultant do - our family always seems to ask us because they have never heard of Tableau. We can ask them to look up the Tableau Definition but that doesn't explain what we really do. The Nielsen Company was curious about our Trip Cost. So, we broke it down in excel, pasted in Tableau, and showed them what a Tableau consultant can do with a few minutes of work. Our usual blimp view explanation is: "We help people see and understand data." The deeper response is we help small, medium and large corporations clean up data, show everyone how to do it, and empower companies to be better with Tableau products. What if the data is complex? You need someone with experience in database solutions. We have flashy logos because we are data experts first and Tableau Jedi second. So what does a Tableau consultant do? Below we will explain our opinion on the subject and explain…


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Tableau Pricing - The Pricing Offers Everyone Access!

New Tableau Pricing Will Change Your Life. Our video below will help you quickly understand the prices and the difference between Tableau Public, Tableau Server, and Tableau Online.  Welcome to the beginning of your journey and we are excited to share more about Tableau pricing. Buy Tableau for Less than 2 dollars a day! Now for almost 2 dollars a day - you can download a Personal copy of Tableau Desktop! If you have not tried Tableau before, be sure to check out the free trial version first. If you've tried it in the past - have you heard about the latest Tableau pricing changes? Tableau lowers barriers, and we are excited to share these details regarding each product. Welcome to a new age of subscription pricing. What is a Tableau Consultant? If you don't know read about it here! Tableau Pricing offers Several Different Starting Points! We think Tableau does a fabulous job at…


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Download Tableau Desktop

Download Tableau Desktop with these easy steps below. Downloading Tableau Desktop is quick and easy. Start your adventure below and follow along with the steps and screenshots, and begin your Tableau Desktop download in a few minutes. Steps to quickly download Tableau Desktops Be patient with installs and let them run in peace. Installing Tableau Desktop only takes a few minutes. Go to the alternative download site and pick accordingly. Download Tableau Desktop quickly by going to the alternative download site, and pick your operating system requirements. Left click on any link to begin the download. To download Tableau Desktop 64bit v10.2.2 - left click on the link. We are picking Tableau Desktop 64bit to download for our windows computer. 250-450mb's this should not take that long to download on any cable or fiber internet. If you're at the office, make sure to ask your IT team if…


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Learn how to optimize images in Tableau Desktop

Learn how to optimize images or Tableau Desktop is slower. Optimize images in Tableau Desktop before publishing to Tableau Server dude. Optimizing Images in Tableau Desktop is the true path to split second reporting and dashboards will load fast. I just recently optimized 2.9k images for a local store e-commerce website. In an attempt to migrate and increase ranking. We are transitioning from files that are 500kb to 1mb - down to sizes of <60kb. Our client is about to dominate their competition with this kind of onsite SEO. Optimizing in Tableau Desktop should be no different than a web page if end user happiness is key. Split second is the goal and just because Tableau Dashboards you publish to Tableau Server are not going to carry a Google Ranking, you should still take care of it like an SEO Expert. Learning Tableau desktop and Need to speed up your workbook? Speeding up your…


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Bulk Automate URL Coordinates

Bulk Automate URL Coordinates from a Google Sheet using Keyboard Maestro. We want to bulk automate URL coordinates from a simple list. This blog explains in detail how to grab URLs from a list of names, company names, addresses, and at no cost or limitation. This script works with 100% success rate, which I think makes it worth checking out if you ever want to speed up things that require a lot of the same clicks! Macroing is so easy! This will save you time. The blog goes on to show you how Google is building quality coordinates for keywords or company names. If you're able to put more than a 6second pause in your script, you will be amazed by how much time this is about to save you when you need coordinates from a list of words. You need one column, any column will do, and put it in Google Sheets. These are previous clients I've had the honor of doing business with. FL through HE, and…


What is a Tableau consultant?

What is a Tableau Consultant? Tableau Consultant is a coined term to describe Tableau Consulting consultants! "What is a Tableau Consultant?" My mother-in-law mentioned while she was visiting last week. What is a Tableau Consultant, great question? Tableau consultants have their hands so deep into the business data, if not in a 'reporting only role,' can proliferate sweeping business changes with minutes worth of clicking. Tyler Garrett our Lead Tableau Consultant! Whenever people ask me what I do for a living, it generally takes awhile to really hit the hammer on the nail. After solving different problems at 100+ companies, it's hard to really pin point it. My wife now casually laughs when someone asks me what I do for a living. What is a Tableau Consultant they will ask me? So what did I end up telling my mother-in-law? "What is a Tableau Consultant?" Answer: We are Community Leaders…


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The Tableau definition from every darn place on the internet.

The Tableau definition from every darn place on the internet. Why did we consider this? Because a lot of people are interested in what the word means when they first hear about the product. The founders did a 'grade A' job picking the company name. Tableau Software - a company and word any data nerd knows and loves. You may know the word, and now we would like to share what the word means. The Tableau definition and our journey. A friend Irving told me - 'go try tableau, there's a free trial, hit me up when you're done.' A few days later I built 4 dashboards and knew I needed to use this software a lot more. But even then, I had no idea what Tableau meant. Tableau has a couple products; Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Public, etc. Learning about Tableau definition? What is this Tableau everyone is talking about? This is the company logo for a data visualization company called…


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How to Get Rid of Writer's Block - Tyler's Methodology - A Very Long Read

Are you tired of staring at the screen and wondering what to do next? Want to learn how to get over writers block when working a tableau consulting engagement or building content in tableau desktop? Here's my methodology. You're suffering from Writer's block - That's about to change. Writer's Block is easy for anyone to defeat. This method or algorithm of steps - has been the most successful method for lowering failed projects and finishing projects in a timely manner. We made a writer's block meme because that's important. Writer's Block Meme That You will Want to Save. Every good blog has a meme, here's our Writer's Block meme! Best Writer's Block Meme award goes to? Wouldn't it make more sense if it didn't have any text on it? Getting Rid of Writer's Block and Working Faster Over the course of 8 years working in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing - it was clear there was no…


Copy and Paste Latitude and Longitude in Tableau Desktop

Quickly Visualize your latitude and longitude in Tableau Desktop. Can you copy and paste? You're hired! Copy and Paste Latitude and Longitude in Tableau Desktop, any data will do. We are using our data from a previous tutorial - where we learned to Split Did you know you can copy and paste data in Tableau Desktop? One of my favorite pro tips was this beautiful under the hood feature. If you have anything stored in your clipboard, you can paste it in Tableau to generate a Table. It keeps it in the product, and not approachable with SQL currently. Copy and Paste Latitude and Longitude in Tableau Desktop Tutorial by Dev3lop Copy and Paste Latitude and Longitude in Tableau Desktop in 8 steps! Highlight all of your data in Google Sheets. Copy everything you want to use in Tableau Desktop. Right-click after highlighting everything you want to map in Tableau Desktop. Include headers and name…


SAML Forward Proxy Tableau

SAML Security in Tableau SAML first, dashboards next. SAML Forward Proxy Tableau - built by Gerard Braad and we are here to share this in hopes to spread this content with our audience! Also, to ensure we spread good content regarding advanced topics! SAML Forward Proxy Tableau - Not an Easy Topic! SAML Nerd. If you're not a super techy nerd, this may be a bit advanced of a lesson. If you're not familiar with SAML, we guide you through what you'd eventually find googling it! SAML on Tableau Server can be easy! SAML implementation is quick and easy when working at an enterprise company! This is for those who want to dive in and get dirty. Also, for those who want to get in the code a bit. We supply the Github link and other helpful information along with your journey. Tableau Server has many security layers, this is one and a beautiful way to slice it. Especially when they have a SAML…