Continuing from my experience with Tableaus Coder Initiative, I returned to working with the Tableau Rest API. This post examines a generic use case for plausibility. Salesforce Superstore Data Source I started with the Salesforce Superstore data source, a sample data source offered by Tableau. I did a little bit of exploration and found that it might be interesting … [Read more...] about Tableau Rest API Exploration
This week we're a little late on our technology newsletter. I had high hopes for checking out DOMO, a business intelligence web application. I don't know what they are beyond that. They rejected my request for a free trial, which means No Domo. Pretty Woman in Domo If you want a free trial with Domo, you're required to enter a business e-mail. This is not an unusual … [Read more...] about No DOMO
A Watson Experience
It was some time ago that a friend of mine suggested I might like a Watson experience. This week, I had some time on my hands and decided to take a peek using a bit of data I've gathered. Curvaceous Learning In wanting to get to know the technology prior to investment, I tried to logon to IBM's site and found that there were no learning options available without a … [Read more...] about A Watson Experience
Avocado Shortage or What?
Is there going to be an avocado shortage or what? It's always a nice surprise to be reminded of my time at Thinkful. A friend of mine recently made the following exclamation: Here's a link to story. Avocado Past In and on the dataworld, there is an avocado dataset. Within the data science community, there are multiple version of this dataset floating around, … [Read more...] about Avocado Shortage or What?
Review Tracking with Excel Power Query
We all know I love coffee. This year, I would like to learn about my tea preferences. Unlike my coffee options; wherein I can use an outside source to help me find my preferred coffee bean styles - tea is more varied. I decided to take part in a Twinings Tea Adventure which encouraged me to track my reviews. Because the review spreadsheet is in Microsoft Excel, I am expanding … [Read more...] about Review Tracking with Excel Power Query