Source: Ingrid Lunden, Salesforce is buying data visualization company Tableau for $15.7B in all-stock deal, techcrunch.com, June 10, 2019, https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/10/salesforce-is-buying-data-visualization-company-tableau-for-15-7b-in-all-stock-deal/ On the heels of Google  buying analytics startup Looker last week for $2.6 billion, Salesforce today announced a huge piece of news in a bid to step up its own work in data visualization and (more generally) tools […]

This week, I submitted my first ever entry into a Tableau-related dataviz competition. The competition is #IronQuest and the topic had to relate to sea creatures. I contacted Sarah Bartlett, the organizer of the #IronQuest, to see if I could use a mythical sea creature. She confirmed I could, so I decided to have my […]

Joshua Smith Bio My path into data visualization is like many others: convoluted, messy, and more akin to sailor becoming shipwrecked in a new land than a Captain elegantly following the stars. I’ve worked in retail, food service, ministry, recycling, and analytics. I’ve dropped out of grad school twice, a folklore program and a bio-statistics […]

Sam Parsons Bio Sam Parsons is only one year into his Tableau journey and has been working as a Senior Data Visualisation Developer for Dyson for the last 6 months; which is his first Tableau specific job.  He lives near the Georgian City of Bath in the UK and is a proud father of three […]

Who is Martin Telefont? Data Visualization Enthusiast; Generally Curious – Mostly Harmless. QUESTIONS Link: https://www.martintelefont.com/sketches#/the100dayproject2019/ Michael: Hello Martin. I love the cartoons you post on Twitter. Can you tell my readers a little bit about The 100 Day Project? Martin: Hi Michael. Thanks for having me. Thanks for the compliment. That I am doing the […]

It happened again this week. I have internal business partners who are eager to move from tools like Excel, Power BI, and SSRS to Tableau Desktop. But, again, I would have a hard time doing so because the functionality they need is not currently natively supported by your product. What they want is the ability […]

Pradeep Kumar G Bio Artist/Painter, Logo/Poster Designer, Optimist, Pragmatist, Nature admirer, loves to cook, experiment science and listening to music. In Professional life, I am working as a Senior Consultant with Beinex, India. I always had a passion about Data Visualization, where one was able to explain a concept by means of visuals which makes […]