Datameer Blog

Tag: Tableau

Lots of falling red and white dice with question marks on the si

Strengths and Weaknesses of Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop is one of the most common tools used by analysts. We will explore some of the advantages and limitations of Tableau Desktop. I’ll provide some options for working with large data sets and advanced calculations in Tableau Desktop more efficiently and collaboratively. Finally, we will also see how Datameer Spotlight extends Tableau Desktop’s […]

  • Adam Wealand
  • July 12, 2020
A Beginner’s Guide to Tableau

Tableau: A Beginner’s Guide

A beginner’s guide to Tableau, the leading software suite that businesses are using to visualize and understand their data.  Tableau for Beginners Big data demand is stronger than ever as organizations across all industries are looking for information to gain a competitive edge.  It’s easy to see why considering that data-driven companies are expected to […]

  • Justin Reynolds
  • April 23, 2020

Power BI and Tableau: A Comparison

Salesforce’s Tableau and a Microsoft ProductPower BI have emerged as two leading players in the global business intelligence tool (BI) market. So what’s better, Power Bi vs Tableau? Organizations everywhere are using these platforms because they make it possible to manage and present large swaths of data points in a way that is easy, highly […]

  • Benoite Yver
  • January 11, 2020

Data Blending Limitations in Tableau

Occasionally when working in Tableau, you will have to perform a function called data blending, which involves combining data from different sources.  When blending data, you merge data from a secondary data source and display it alongside data from a primary data source in a view (i.e., a visualization).  This is a bit different from […]

  • Benoite Yver
  • January 11, 2020

How Is Tableau Used for Data Science?

Organizations today collect massive amounts of data to make informed decisions and discoveries—and to edge out competitors. Yet the majority are still struggling to extract meaningful insight from the structured and unstructured data they’re harboring. In a recent study, 53 percent of respondents said their team lacks the IT skills or staff to extract useful […]

  • Justin Reynolds
  • January 2, 2020
Tableau Questions

How to calculate age in Tableau workbook?

To calculate age in Tableau, you need to use the date functions. So, for example, to solve this problem, we can use the DATEADD and DATEDIFF functions. The first function is used to add a certain number of days, months, etc., to the current date. The second function calculates the interval between two dates. This […]

  • Tableau FAQs
  • December 13, 2018

Subscribe for the Latest Posts


Download our Ebook on Data Collaboration

A primer on analytics collaboration book cover

Featured Blog Posts

The Role of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) in 2020
The Role of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) in 2021

The Chief Data Officers role (CDOs) in 2021 is evolving as CDOs are having quite possibly their m...

  • John Morrell
  • April 3, 2021
Spectrum ETL
Disrupting the no-code cloud ELT market: Datame...

More than just loading Data: Datameer launches Datameer Spectrum ETL++ to disrupt the no-code clo...

  • Press Release
  • February 9, 2021
Google Partners with Datameer
Datameer Partners with Google Cloud to Deliver ...

Datameer is now a Google Cloud migration partner The partnership will help customers build secure...

  • Press Release
  • December 2, 2020