Tableau and AX

I love Tableau and Microsoft Dynamics AX

Can you love two at once? My answer would be YES, because in this case it is all about great software that can help you run your business. Microsoft Dynamics AX is my old love (since 1999) and now I have also met the great self-explaining business intelligence tool Tableau. In this blog I will share free tips, ideas, and examples for combining the data from Microsoft Dynamics AX with Tableau.

  • Jeg bliver temmelig ofte spurgt om hvilket BI tool der er bedst Power BI eller Tableau og vil her forsøge at lave en kort, objektiv sammenligning. Jeg har benyttet det samme datasæt og følgende versioner: Power BI: Version: 2.35.4399.601 64-bit (maj 2016) Tableau: May 23, 2016 Desktop Build Number: 9300.16.0520.1152 Desktop: I brugervenlighed vinder Tableau med mange […]

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  • Inspireret af en video om MSPower BI fik jeg lyst til at prøve at lege med de samme 2 views (RetailCustInvoiceExtended og InventTableExtended) i Tableau.

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  • Så er Tableau 9.0 frigivet med en masse nye, smarte ting. Jeg starter lidt blødt med at vise hvordan man kan splitte Excel kolonner, søge på geografiske steder og skrive formler direkte i felter.

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  • Her viser jeg hvordan du på få minutter kan finde varer uden salg i en eller anden valgfri periode kun ved hjælp af en Excel fil og Tableau naturligvis..   Please feel free to contact me if you could use some help with Microsoft Dynamics AX and/or Tableau Software.

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  • Der er masser af Tableau videoer på engelsk, så denne er på dansk. Se hvordan man lynhurtigt kan lave en ad-hoc analyse på sine mest solgte varer ud fra en Excel fil.   Please feel free to contact me if you could use some help with Microsoft Dynamics AX and/or Tableau Software.

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  • I will show you how to find a good user with lots of permissions in the Microsoft Dynamics AX2012 R3 Retail module. This is nice to know if you try to learn the Retail module in AX2012 R3:   Please feel free to contact me if you could use some help with Microsoft Dynamics AX and/or […]

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  • This is my first video, but I’m sure it will not be the last. I think it’s easier to learn by watching a video than to read into everything, so here we go:   Please feel free to contact me if you could use some help with Microsoft Dynamics AX and/or Tableau Software.

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  • I still can hardly stop smiling and I am also still a little bit jetlagged after attending the 2014 Tableau Conference in Seattle with 5000 data-loving friends. Furthermore I passed the Certification exam, Tableau Desktop 8 Qualified Associate and I have now started my own company AXTab. Nice that I can help customers with both Microsoft Dynamics AX and Tableau. So far I […]

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  • If you occasionally need to make a Tableau analysis on Excel data from Microsoft Dynamics AX, you can approach it in different ways. If you are pretty sure that it is only this one time, you can actually just delete the columns you don’t need in the Excel file and then connect to the file in Tableau. Fortunately, the […]

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  • In fact, I do not have time now, but I just have to show you how beautifully AX2012 and Tableau 8.2 work together. In this case I connected to the Dataset Contoso customer sales data merged.xlsx file which is a part of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 demo image.  Now I simply dragged the sheets I wanted into […]

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