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2012 Primary Schools Performance in Tableau

February 8th, 2014 Comments off

I wrote an earlier post as part of my Alteryx training using 2012 UK primary school data. As per this post on joining data in Alteryx, using the trade area tool in Alteryx and exporting the data into a TDE file, a Tablea Data Extract, I have now put the data into Tableau. In a couple of years when my son is a little older I’ll have to recreate this with up to date primary school data.

Developing a BI Roadmap

January 6th, 2012 1 comment

I recently read this in another article and found this extract very useful so thought I’d note it down. It’s a guide to developing a BI roadmap and I find the diagram, the BI Ladder to Success, especially helpful for just showing the things I believe BI should supply. I don’t necessarily they should be a ladder as such as this implies one is dependent on the other, but if your company is very strong on Step 1 – Standard Reports, for example, then the other things further up the ladder become far easier. If standard reporting is weak you’ll find the other steps are still possible but are likely to be far more complex and time consuming.

This is the BI Ladder to Success and can be used when trying to evaluate where you are right now in your organisation and help guide to where you want to get to. If you are working in a business intelligence role it is definitely worth having annual or bi-annual reviews of your BI roadmap. Read more…