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How to disable default highlighting in Tableau

January 20, 2022

learn how to disable default highlighting in Tableau because when a mark is selected, that mark will be highlighted and all the other marks will be greyed out.

Jittering technique

The jittering technique in Tableau

January 10, 2022

The jittering technique helps you scatter your data points, so they aren’t plotted directly on top of each other.

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How to create a parallel coordinates plot

November 22, 2021

A parallel coordinates plot is suitable for individual data points comparison across multiple measures.


Create collapsible filters in your Tableau Dashboard

November 9, 2021

Collapsible Filters are useful when dealing with limited space for your dashboards, such as mobile devices and blogs.

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How to create a toggle button in Tableau

November 2, 2021

Learning how to create a toggle button in Tableau is very useful when you want to make a filter between data points, switch from data visualisation to another…


How to show and hide underlying data points of a selected mark

October 25, 2021

When creating dashboards in #Tableau it is helpful to view the underlying data to better understand its shape.

How to expand a Scatter Plot

How to expand a Scatter Plot

October 15, 2021

Today learn how to expand a scatter plot, the type of graphic that is used to observe the relationships between various numerical values.

How to create a What-If analysis in Tableau

September 27, 2021

Discover what can powerful parameters do for your data visualization and at the same time learn how to create a What-If analysis in Tableau.

Behind the scenes of filming the Case Study with OTP Bank Romania

September 21, 2021

This is a “behind the scenes” article about how OTP Bank Romania implemented Tableau Software in their entire organization – a success story for both sides: OTP Bank Romania, as well as for btProvider.

Enhance a table series using bar and plot features

Enhance a table series using bar and plot features

September 17, 2021

The bar charts are ideal for comparing data between categories, whilst scatter plots are useful for visualising relationships between numerical variables.

How to create a Scrolling Bar Chart Animation

September 10, 2021

Animations in Tableau are available starting with the Tableau 2021.1
Try a new Tableau challenge, more precisely, follow all the steps about how to create a Scrolling Bar Chart Animation.

How to swap charts in Tableau using buttons

How to swap charts in Tableau using buttons

September 3, 2021

With the parameter action, you can easily swap charts in Tableau using buttons to visualize KPIs in multiple ways.

How to create Three Map Layers in Tableau

August 30, 2021

A map that shows the layers, each at a different level of granularity, with three separate measures and using different encodings, is a unique Tableau feature.

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OTP Bank Romania implemented Tableau to improve customer experience during and after the pandemic

August 30, 2021

OTP Bank Romania improved the digital transformation processes and embedded in the concept of big data manipulation by using Tableau software, which provided them with a real-time, dynamic self-service visual analytics platform.

How to Customize Totals to Show Different Values Than Table

How to Customize Totals to Show Different Values Than Table

August 20, 2021

Today prepare for the next tutorial signed btProvider, where we will teach you how to customize totals to show different values than the main table of the view. For this, you can use the function SIZE () to differentiate between different parts of the view in a calculation.

How to filter the VIEW without filtering the UNDERLYING DATA

How to filter the View without filtering the Underlying Data

August 13, 2021

Underlying data refers to the big amounts of data, connections, fields, and tables. It can contain the name and information about data sources, including full data.

How to have more performant views in Tableau with Context Filters

More performant views in Tableau with Context Filters

August 6, 2021

Do you want to see context filters in action? You may create a context filter to improve performance or to create a dependent numerical or top N Filter.

Predictive Modeling Functions in Tableau

Predictive Modeling Functions in Tableau

July 30, 2021

Our today’s skill pill video is about Predictive Modeling Functions in time series visualisations. They can help you quickly generate predictions using table calculations.

Learn to create a difference from the summary average

July 23, 2021

In this new article and skill pill video, we will learn how to create a difference from the summary average using a calculated field.

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How to add a Filter reset button in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

July 16, 2021

As data enthusiasts our goal is to help any user, regardless of their experience working with data. Today learn how to add a filter reset button in a Tableau dashboard.


How to easily build an UpSet Chart in Tableau

July 9, 2021

The UpSet Chart is best used to build plots with more than 3 categories. It can provide more details in a smaller space and is easy to read and build.

Add sparklines in Tableau

Add sparklines in Tableau, just another way to Enhance Tables

July 2, 2021

Sparklines can be used to show monthly patterns and highlight the minimum and maximum value of a measure.

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Check now the latest version of Tableau 2021.2

July 1, 2021

Summer comes with a fresh, new version of Tableau, 2021.2, and we just can’t wait to discover, test it and implement it. It brings the opportunity for both technical and non-technical users to seek answers in their data with more confidence.

Bar Charts Totals in a Table

Bar Charts Totals in a Table

June 25, 2021

Use Bar Charts Totals in a Table when you want your data to stand out and compare more results. Whether you are a beginner user of Tableau or an experienced one, follow the steps to create them.

How to create Negative Space Bar Charts with an image

How to create Negative Space Bar Charts with an image

June 18, 2021

Negative Space Bar Charts are perfect to use when you want to add some color to your dashboards or create an impressive cover for a presentation.

How to create a Sunburst Graph in Tableau

June 11, 2021

Data will always have a story to tell, that’s why it is essential to understand its unique language and use the right tool. Learn how to create a Sunburst Graph in Tableau.

How to create a Tableau Bump Chart with a background

How to create a Tableau Bump Chart with a background

June 4, 2021

If rankings are your top priority right now and you need to communicate the changes between them, then creating a Bump Chart is the best solution.

Bar Chart & Candlestick Chart

Bar Chart & Candlestick Chart, a successful and useful combination

May 28, 2021

Do you need a possibility to visualize parameters from different years and to compare their evolution? A quick solution, but also creative and easy to execute is to make a combination between a Bar Chart and Candlestick Chart.

How to split a long bar chart in Tableau

Too long lists? Learn how to split a long bar chart in Tableau

May 21, 2021

If you want to compare the data from your sheets, but you have too many categories displayed and you need a single view, then the solution will be to split a long bar chart into smaller bar charts. Tableau can help you see the bigger picture of your listed information, more simply.

Timeline Pareto Chart Tableau btProvider

How to create a Timeline Pareto Chart in Tableau?

May 14, 2021

In any business, especially in the sales departments, it is important to periodically follow the numbers and the sales results to make comparisons with the past events and also to be able to make predictions for the future. All these enable specialists to build more realistic strategies, and set more powerful objectives for the following periods and projects.

Multiple Select Parameters in Tableau btProvider Silver Partner

How to create parameter actions that drive the selection of more than one parameter – Skill Pill Video

May 7, 2021

In Tableau, we use parameters when we are not sure which value we want to display or when we need to create a value that is not normally found in our dataset. And while most data analysis tools allow you to build graphs and reports using only static values, Tableau offers users countless opportunities to add interactivity to the data and to the way it is displayed in final analysis. In today’s post we will discuss ways to create multiple select parameters in Tableau and we will see how we can apply these methods in our analysis.

Customer Success Story: Superbet chooses Tableau and btProvider to implement a data-driven culture

April 27, 2021

The Best Sports betting Operator in Central and Eastern Europe! The only Romanian company part of the Top 30 gambling companies worldwide! Over 1000 betting shops across Romania and Poland. This is Superbet in Romania – the market leader in the Betting & Gaming industry and the company with the most noticeable growth in Central and Eastern Europe. Superbet is on a mission to excite the world!

Stream Chart Tableau Software btProvider

How to create a Stream Chart with a flowing shape in Tableau -Skill Pill Video

April 23, 2021

A Stream Chart is frequently used when we want to observe the evolution of volumes in our data, from several categories. This chart is built around an axis, so that displaying volumes and their evolution will be made above or below the axis. To better understand how a Stream Chart works, we can imagine that we want to see how sales have evolved over a period in certain regions. Another example that we can consider can be given by analyzing the number of orders, in a period, on a certain segment of customers.

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How to swap views with parameters in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

April 16, 2021

Tableau features always allow us to display in a dashboard or in a graph the information we need. As we have shown many times in our posts, Tableau gives its users the flexibility they need to explore and visualize data in different ways. In today’s post we will show you how you can swap views with parameters in the same dashboard. We’ll see how we can explore data at different levels in the same view.

btProvider initiatives and academic partnerships with the Romanian university environment – Innovation and performance for education!

April 12, 2021

Students from Faculty of Economics and Business Administration – Hungarian Institute at Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca joined multiple hands-on seminars held by btProvider consultants for Digital Marketing and Sales Management and Promotion programs.

Cycle Plot in Tableau btProvider

Cycle Plot and how to identify trends according to seasonality in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

April 9, 2021

A Cycle Plot is used when we want to visualize how a trend, or a cycle correlated with the day-of-the-week or the month-of-the-year evolved. A Cycle Plot is made to capture visually how certain values have advanced over a period. This type of chart is especially useful for identifying certain intervals or periods in which the best results are recorded. For example, we will use a Cycle Plot if we need to know which were the most profitable time slots on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, when our store had the highest number of visitors.

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See what’s new in Tableau 2021.1

April 5, 2021

The first version released by Tableau this year is here! Tableau 2020.1 brings users new features designed to help us explore and make decisions based on accurate data, in a faster way. With the acquisition of Tableau by Salesforce, users from all over the world have been looking forward to the integrations and new features that will bring the two great products even closer.

Sort sheets using multiple measures in Tableau btProvider Partner

How to sort multiple sheets using different measures in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

April 2, 2021

Sorting multiple sheets using different measures may seem simple, but at the same time complex. It all depends on how we want to build the visualization and the features we use. In this case, the best way to sort different measures is to use parameters and a single calculated field. The final view gives us the opportunity to select how we want to sort or classify certain dimensions, depending on the measures or values that interest us and that are significant to us.

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How to use Dynamic Measures with multiple number formats in Tableau.– Skill Pill Video

March 26, 2021

Dynamic measures are often used in Tableau in cases where we want to visualize a certain size depending on other measures. For example, we can analyze product categories according to sales, profit or other measures that interest us. In order not to build every time another graph or dashboard in which to visualize the dimensions according to several measures, we can use dynamic measures built with the help of a parameter.

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A new way for displaying KPIs next to Bars in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

March 19, 2021

Who doesn’t have KPIs for their business? Is there anyone who doesn’t look at his KPIs on a daily basis? I do not think it’s possible. KPIs are most likely among the first things that come to mind when we think about data analysis. And that’s just because, in one form or another, there is no activity within an organization that does not require tracking KPIs and targets. In today’s post we will discuss how to display KPIs next to bars in Tableau Desktop.

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How to create Connected Scatter Plots in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

March 12, 2021

A connected scatter plot allows us to visualize more easily the path followed by dots or bubbles. This path starts from the first value of a measure or other KPI and ends at its last value. A connected scatter plot helps us to easily identify several values, trends or outliers depending on the order in which they were recorded.

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Next Consult SCE becomes official Salesforce Reseller for Romania

March 8, 2021

Romania Bucharest, 8 March 2021 Next Consult SCE becomes official Reseller for Romania. At the same time, btProvider, a recognized company in the field of Data Analytics and Big Data announces a joint venture with Next Consult through the […]

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How to create a Dot Matrix Plot in Tableau Software – Skill Pill Friday

March 5, 2021

Dot Matrix Pot is a chart that helps us observe and visualize the frequency of certain data. Specifically, a Dot Matrix Pot provides an overview of how data is distributed or divided according to a certain dimension. These types of graphs practically divide data into two or more categories, grouping them in a matrix.

Transparent Worksheets in Tableau Software btProvider

How to add Transparent Worksheets to your dashboards in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

February 26, 2021

Transparent worksheets in Tableau can be applied to worksheets in dashboards. The most important thing to remember is that these transparent worksheets allow users to add different layers, one on top of the other, such as: graphics over a certain image, graphics over a map or graphics over graphics. Basically, this feature offers more freedom to users in terms of designing graphs or analyzes with a higher impact.

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Dynamic Trellis Chart: How to compare a single measure across multiple different dimensions in Tableau – Skill Pill Video

February 19, 2021

If you would like to find out how to create a trellis chart, but also other information about this type of graphic, you can find out more here. Basically, a trellis chart is a group of smaller charts placed in the same view. You can often find it under the name “Small Multiples”. In a trellis chart we notice a repetition of graphs on a grid. A dynamic trellis chart is identical to what we mentioned before, the difference being given by certain parameters built to add interactivity to the final view.

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How to compare your progress towards the target in Tableau using a Deviation Icicle chart?

February 12, 2021

A deviation Icicle chart is often used to analyze actual values (achieved performance) in relation to expected values (set targets). This type of chart is useful when we want to identify and visualize how high or low the current values are, compared to those expected. A deviation Icicle chart helps us extract more perspectives on progress and performance, as opposed to a bullet chart or a simple bar chart with reference lines. Often reference lines or a divergent line / bar chart make it difficult for important information, such as periods when current values were above or below the target, to be observed.

Change date level using a parameter in Tableau btProvider

How to change date level in Tableau using a parameter – Skill Pill Video

February 5, 2021

We need a dynamic method by which we can change date level. From years to months, from months to weeks or from weeks to days. We need a quick method that allows us to change date level depending on the level of data we want to analyze. The ability to create a parameter in Tableau that allows us to change date level is one of the most dynamic options to compare performance at level of weeks, days, months, etc. Second, it offers more flexibility to end user in terms of date granularity and the time on which it will explore his data.

Pearson Correlation Coefficient in Tableau Software

Pearson Correlation Coefficient – How to find it in Tableau Software – Skill Pill Video

January 29, 2021

Pearson correlation coefficient is often used to measure statistical relationship and association between certain data. The result offered by this coefficient can be negative or positive. When Pearson correlation coefficient has a positive value, it means that each increase of one of the analyzed variables is also an increase of the other correlated variable. A negative value tells us that each increase of one variable, is a decrease of the other. Calculating Pearson correlation coefficient can be done in Tableau Software, and below we will show you how.

How to use data to adapt in an ever-changing market

January 27, 2021

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way we work. It is more critical than ever for leaders to put data at the center of their decision-making—for internal decisions that affect employees and external decisions that propel their business forward.

Enhance Tables in Tableau Software btProvider

How to enhance your Tables in Tableau Software – Skill Pill Video

January 22, 2021

One of the most common methods to enhance tables in Tableau is to highlight columns or rows. People usually choose for tables because they quickly display the information they need. But given that Tableau is not a classic tool for data analytics, but more for visualizing and exploring them, a table cannot be built simply by dragging and dropping dimensions and measures on rows and columns. Therefore, to build a visual experience on our analysis, we can improve tables by highlighting important data.

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How to analyze KPIs’ positions or hierarchies in Tableau with a Podium Bar Chart – Skill Pill Video

January 15, 2021

Ordering and grouping data is an essential element in every analysis. In order to understand different models, patterns or behaviors present in our data, we must identify the most appropriate way to represent them. Podium Bar chart is most often applied in cases where we need to analyze which were the most profitable products, the most productive employees or which are the categories that recorded the highest sales.