#TechTalk

Tableau Nested LODs - A Dummy’s Guide

Ana Yin December 22, 2020
Nested LODs, as I’m sure most of you will agree, is not the lightest topic by any stretch of the imagination. After hours trying to understand the mechanics of Nested LODs, I’ve finally been able to mock up a dataset that allowed me to explore not ...
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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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Connecting Financial and Operational Data Through The Power Of Your Dashboards

Angela Ashton April 29, 2018
Forrester reports that while 74% of firms say they want to be “data-driven”, only 29% say they are good at connecting analytics to action.1
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Lessons from Executive Dashboarding (#3): Dividing a measure by 0 (or a negligible denominator)

Ana Yin April 23, 2018
Today’s blog is all about a very annoying issue faced when you divide a numerator by either a 0 or an almost negligible denominator. The result is either a null or a blown up percentage figure which distorts real life situations. I faced this exact ...
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Lessons from Executive Dashboarding (#2): 3 ways of excluding values from Filter display(s) in Tableau

Ana Yin February 01, 2018
One of the pains I often hear about is the lack of ‘out-of-the-box’ functionality in Tableau that allows you to restrict what values are displayed in Quick Filters. This ability would be extremely useful when you don’t want the values excluded in ...
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Zoos Victoria - A Conversation with David Methven

Tridant January 30, 2018
Zoos Victoria Director of Digital Engagement, David Methven, shares his thoughts on the value of liberating data from the confines of spread-sheets and making it more visible across the organisation.
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Event Recap: Reach Beyond the Possible with Data Analytics

Zac Anstee October 05, 2017
Collaborating with IBM, Tridant was tasked with delivering the ‘Demo to Win’ roadshow. We knew the standard conference format wouldn’t meet the needs of all our user community, so we came up with smaller-sized meet ups: from a targeted breakfast ...
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Meet a Triton - Alyssa Brennan

Alyssa Brennan October 03, 2017
1 - You are one of Tridant’s newest members, currently working as a Senior Consultant in FPM in our Sydney office, could you tell us a little bit about your previous roles and how you came into this position? Several years ago, I worked for Adaptive ...
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Lessons from Executive Dashboarding (#1): Cross workbook navigation using URL actions

Ana Yin September 25, 2017
Today’s blog is all about how to link an Overview dashboard to Detailed dashboards (these dashboards reside in different workbooks).
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You don’t need a Data Scientist, you need a Data Doctor

Alec Jeffrey August 21, 2017
The IT industry thrives on the ‘latest buzz’, the new in thing, the flavour of the month.
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