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What do Python's pandas/matplotlib/seaborn bring to the table that Tableau does not?

Don't worry - your hard-earned Python skills are still important ;) Tableau is not a replacement - it is essentially a means of sharing your insights/findings. It is a wrapper around your normal ...
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What do Python's pandas/matplotlib/seaborn bring to the table that Tableau does not?

There is the official answer and the realistic answer (from a business perspective): Official Officially the greatest thing your Python skills will bring you is flexibility. If you are going to run ...
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When Should I Use ggplot2 Instead of Tableau?

There is one big economic difference between the two: ggplot2 is an open source package for an open source programming language. On the contrary Tableau is a proprietary software. That might be a ...
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Breaking down a column in Pandas into a separate CSV for display in Tableau

If you don't need other columns, here is a solution. It splits the column, stacks in vertically and combines with "permalink" column ...
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Where can I find resources and papers regarding Data Science in the area of Public Health

Go to pubmed. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ typing the key words of your interest, you will able to pull all the public health research papers with the keywords chronologically from all the ...
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Output data from scikit learn logistic regression

Each line is treated independently at prediction, so you can be sure that the data is kept in the same order. For simplicity, you can keep your data in a pandas dataframe. Here's a short working ...
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Tableau: Clustering based on value-range for map coloring

You can, as an example, create a binned field for the measure. The value range can be specified in the tooltip. I used a single color based continuous palette since (population) total is a continuous ...
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Which visualization tool should I use?

Based on your explanation, $z$ is not a parameter so your function can be simplified like this: $$f(x,y,a) = x*y*z(x)*a\text{, where } x,y \in \mathbb{Q}\cap[0,1000], a\in\{2,3\} $$ Note that $z(x)$ ...
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What do Python's pandas/matplotlib/seaborn bring to the table that Tableau does not?

As someone who worked on a competitor to Tableau, Data Science skills have largely superseded the need for Bi Software for data munging, complex analysis and ad hoc reports. But BI Software can still ...
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Tableau: How to select data points in map to filter data?

Answer: for filter by a city, country or zone: Drag and Drop the city field in the Filters zone ( Up - Left) Right Click in the city dimension and Filter by zone Select the zones that you want. Apply ...
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Tableau dashboard to easily show data from different quarters

If the two sources are truly the same format, add a column to each denoting the quarter and then union them instead of loading them separately. All that will be left is to add a dashboard action on ...
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How to make good visualization of time series data using tableau?

First of all you should transform the month column from number to date, so Tableau would consider it as real time series. The best way would probably be using ...
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Tableau Calculated Field Help

The Above Scenario can be solved using sql query and pass the result to tableau as data source ...
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Use Pivoted / Filtered Data as the basis for a Report?

Tableau will work best for you when you feed it raw data. What you're doing is like taking a half-baked dish to Tableau and asking it to sort out, list, and change the ingredients without knowing what ...
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Use Pivoted / Filtered Data as the basis for a Report?

In Excel, pivot tables are both a fantastic way to immediately summarise data. Pivot tables have a secret function that can help you save a lot of time. For every unique item in such a field, the ...
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Un-Pivot Data in Tableau

We can do a manual unpivot. I'm not exactly a tableau veteran, but I've faced similar issues and this is what I've been able to figure out. First, we need some data to work with in Tableau. I whipped ...
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Why is my Tableau correlation coefficient different from what I calculated using Python?

Both are using the Pearson algorithm to calculate correlations: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearson_correlation_coefficient However, the floating values operations are slightly different and this ...
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Tableau can be used as a big datastore as well?

Tableau Desktop does not have a own database. Tableau only connects to data sources like text files, databases, excel, .csv, etc. After connecting to a data source, Tableau can "extract" ...
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In Tableau, how can I create sub-category fields out of an overarching dimension?

You could try the Tableau Logical Functions in a calculated field. For example, to calculate the quantity of Cat, you could use: ...
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Tools for a data science job

I think your question is not clear enough. You need to be exact about the job description. But I have a suggestion for you to figure this out on your own. Simply go to LinkedIn, look for the jobs you ...
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How to draw line plot with multiple lines on Tableau?

Use "Measure Values" in your Measures Tab. Pull it in Row, and then under the Measures Marks, pull in all the measures you want to display.
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How to Get Live Data Updates & Graphing with Tableau Public

I wrote the question above, worked on the problem a little longer, and came to the following solution. Warning: it is anything but ideal, but it works. Put simply I wrote a small Python script using ...
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How to display an Heat Map (using Tableau or other BI tool)?

Set the latitude and put it under rows, select longitude and put it under cols. Select value and drop it to the center of the sheet. And under the marks dropdown select filled maps. Make sure you ...
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Connect Tableau and KoBoToolbox

I see that Kobol offers a REST API. Thus, one could create WebDataConnector to fetch the data in Tableau. If that's an overkill, you could write a script in e.g. Python which extracts the data from ...
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Customer Targeting for CRM Marketing Campaign

Can you share all available columns in the data set? its hard to tell what data is there to use. Given the data you show, I would have started with some explaratory analysis: Group data per shops, ...
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When Should I Use ggplot2 Instead of Tableau?

This doesn't answer your Tableau questions, but I can say a few things about ggplot2. ggplot2's has reasonable defaults but nearly everything about the plots can be changed to make the results more ...
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What are the differences between multivariate data visualizations and multidimensional visualizations?

I don't think there is a well-defined (or well enough defined) terminology for that. Multi-variate means that it involves multiple (dependent or independent) variables. Which is pretty clear. Multi-...
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Sorting bar chart in Tableau by one category of bars

To my knowledge you have to create an auxiliary variable If [Entity] == "Industy" THEN [Volume] ELSE 0 END Then you can sort by this. Right click on State then ...
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Best practice for computing week-over-week change in MAU metric

Both of these options have value if interpreted properly. You are trying to answer the question (I assume): 'are we doing better this week than last week?' I don't know what industry you're in or ...
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Change raw count to a proportion based on a filter in Tableau

Yes, you can do this without reworking your, and as always, there are few ways to do it. Without seeing exact data, I would try setting table calculation to percent of total and then alter compute ...
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