Business Intelligence, Tableau

Tableau Packaged Workbooks and Excel 2007 Data Sources

Some Tableau workbooks are too good to keep to yourselves and you'll want to share them with other people! Note the following issue, however... if you send a Tableau packaged workbook that has been produced with an Excel 2007 source, it is worthwhile double-checking which version of MS Office your recipient is using.Looking at the… Continue reading Tableau Packaged Workbooks and Excel 2007 Data Sources

Business Intelligence, Community, Data Visualisation, Tableau

Using WMS Servers to load non-US maps

Residents of the United States are lucky; then get free US maps, with lots of US-specific information, which are loaded easily into reporting software. Tableau provides the US maps by default, and Microsoft have released this functionality in SQL Server 2008 R2 so you can display your data efficiently using the new geometry and geography… Continue reading Using WMS Servers to load non-US maps