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2018 Tableau Conference – Monday Pre-Game

2018 Tableau Conference – Monday Pre-Game

Monday October 22nd  Session: #VIZforSocialGood Learned how to put a background image on an entire dashboard. (Something I hadn’t been able to figure out before) Learned that Lions are soon going to be extinct 🙁 Details: https://www.vizforsocialgood.com/join-a-project/2018/9/16/kevin-richardson-foundation Session: MakeOverMonday Increase your Tableau skills by practicing […]

2018 Tableau Conference – Sunday Pre-Game

2018 Tableau Conference – Sunday Pre-Game

Sunday October 21st:  Checked into my airbnb and headed out! Registration was open and I wanted to get there to pick up my badge before the madness began. I fully expected to head back to unpack but I was invited to a sponsored (and sold […]

Data Cleaner for Dates in Tableau

Data Cleaner for Dates in Tableau

A formula I’m working on to clean different types of dates in a calculated field. I did this initially for Ancestry.com data, it’s not perfect, a work in progress. date( IF [Oxg Birth Date] = null then null ELSE IF len([Oxg Birth Date]) = 4 THEN […]

SSIS Error: The component metadata is out of sync with the compiled script

SSIS Error: The component metadata is out of sync with the compiled script

Ran into this error when using a script task in SSIS. The package ran fine on my machine, however once deployed to the dev server and run via job the following output was logged: Log Job History (<job name>) Message Executed as user: <service account>. […]