Sunday, January 23, 2011

Google Directions

This is the first in a series of 'supply chain' viz that I am working on over the next several weeks. This is a happy little example showing how to trigger google directions from a Tableau viz. This assumes you have a origination and destination point - either as lat/long or street address - in your data set. In the fictitious example below, we want to map out driving directions from the Distribution Center in Detroit to any of the destination cities on the map. Nifty...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Table Calcs and Multiple Years

This viz uses several Tableau features to create a streamlined analytic view. See the "explanation" tab for the original challenge as well as the components of the solution. Use of tooltips below is highly recommended.