#TechTalk

Tableau 2020.3 Review: Top 5 New Additions

Raymond Chan August 18, 2020
Tableau Software announced Tableau 2020.3 last week, positioned as ‘scaling prepped data just got easier’. 2020.3 enables users to output to and update external databases directly from Tableau Prep Builder.
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Keeping Up with Regulatory Requirements: COVID-19 Superannuation Early Release Scheme

Adwait Dhole July 30, 2020
As the pandemic continues to create unprecedented economic uncertainty, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) is pulling out all the stops to assist, including the introduction of the COVID-19 Superannuation Early Release Scheme or simply, the Early ...
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Predicting Superannuation Rollouts for Early Action

Zachary Anstee July 22, 2020
In this time of consumer uncertainty, the topic of member rollouts is gaining criticality in the financial services market. Over the years, Tridant has built expertise creating predictive models. Recently, these have been concentrated on the ...
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5 Best Practices for Successful Remote Implementations

Alyssa Brennan July 16, 2020
Every technology implementation requires diligent project management to ensure outcomes are delivered on-time and within budget. In the current environment, cloud-based systems are proving vital to business continuity. Critically, many new ...
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The Power of the Sparkline

Zachary Anstee July 09, 2020
These small, data-dense graphics are often overlooked when representing data-heavy reports. Sparkline charts are perfect for representing the data intense in a simple and succinct word-sized graphic, adding context and value to even the blandest of ...
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Covid-19 Economic Impact – Analysis with Power BI and Snowflake

Hemasri Chappidi July 02, 2020
In June 2020, the International Monetary Fund reduced its quarterly outlook to forecast slower economic recovery than previously expected from the Covid-19 pandemic.
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60-Min Investigation: Building a Chatbot

Zachary Anstee June 25, 2020
Chatbots, also known as Virtual Assistants, are entrenched in the marketplace with many people having interacted with a chatbot in some way or other. It may have been to quickly check the balance of your superannuation, request the service hours of ...
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Sneak Peek: Watson Assistant with Salesforce & Zendesk

Kanul Wadhwa June 18, 2020
IBM recently launched its latest Watson Assistant beta release – integrating Watson Assistant with Salesforce and Zendesk – making it easier for businesses to integrate and connect to their customer service platforms.
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Benchmark Testing of Snowflake using Tableau

Oswald Almeida June 10, 2020
I investigated the performance of Snowflake on data sets of various sizes like TPCH_SF1 (approx. 6 million rows) and TPCH_SF10 (approx. 60 million rows) using Tableau. The benchmark test was conducted to assess timely access to business data through ...
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Introducing Tableau Metrics – 5 Great Functions in Tableau 2020.2

Raymond Chan June 02, 2020
We all know how much effort it takes to update Tableau Server when a new version is launched: planning for the update, creating backups of the server, notifying users for the downtime, perhaps also testing the update in a testing server prior. The ...
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