Tableau 8: The Kraken, Bubble Maps and Andy Cotgreave – Part II

acotgreave_1356108152_71Andy Cotgreave

Andy Cotgreave is Tableau Software’s senior data analyst in the UK. With 16+ years experience battling with good and bad Business Intelligence (BI) tools, Andy has held positions in data analysis, business research and software development. Prior to Tableau, he was a senior data analyst at the University of Oxford. He has also served in positions at Fast Track, RCP Consultants and RM PLC, giving him a diverse range of technical and non-technical skills. He’s a frequent speaker and has spoken at conferences including Strata London, Oxford Internet Institute and News:Rewired. Andy is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh and holds an MA in Geography.

“Waiter, there’s a Kraken in my bubble map!”

Andy rearranged 7,596 circles into a Kraken engulfing an orange submarine. To see an interactive version of this visualization and learn a little more about how he did it, click on the image below.

Kraken bubble map

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