Readers: Last week, I taught an internal Tableau Desktop class at work. Usually, before I started a particular topic, I would go out to various data visualization blogs and show the class some examples of workbooks created by some of the Tableau community. On the last day of class, the group asked if I could […]

Luke Stanke’s Bio Luke has been using Tableau for nearly six years. But he does a lot more than data visualization. He has a strong understanding of many things data science. Luke has done things from optimization to classification to predicting things. Really it’s less about the technique and more about the solution. He also […]

Readers: Previously, The Financial Times Graphics team created the Visual Vocabulary to help provide us good choices when we need to create data visualizations. From Dr. Andrew Abela, who in 2009 released his diagram, titled “Chart Suggestion—A Thought Starter” to Stephen Few who has provided us chart choice guidance over the years, we have been searching for the grail or wisdom […]

Kevin Flerlage Bio Kevin Flerlage has 12 years of professional experience in data analytics and is genuinely passionate about data.  However, data is only part of his role as a Senior Consultant at Cardinal Health.  Kevin sits at his customer’s site and manages the relationship between his company and his customer.  This often comes in […]

Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Lindsay Betzendahl. Lindsay Betzendahl – Biography Lindsay Betzendahl, a 15-year veteran of the healthcare industry, discovered Tableau after constant frustration with static reports and ineffective chart types she reviewed with hospital providers as a Network Manager. After downloading the free version of Tableau in 2014 and developing use […]

Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Simon Beaumont. Simon Beaumont – Biography Simon Beaumont is Head of Information, Data Visualizer, and Tableau UK Healthcare User Group co-chair. He is passionate about all things data and Tableau. ​Working in the NHS, he leads a Tableau Centre of Excellence, consisting of 15 analytical staff, supporting improvements […]

According to Domo (cloud-based operating system), the internet users have risen from 2.2 billion in 2012 to whopping 3.8 billion in 2017. That is nearly 48% of the entire world’s population. In its 6th Data Never Sleeps report, Domo took into consideration online consumer behavior besides analyzing the amount of data which gets generated in a minute across various […]

New data preparation capabilities bring direct and visual experience, make data prep simple, and integrate with the Tableau analytical workflow to allow people to get insights from their data faster SEATTLE, Wash., April 24, 2018 – Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), the leading analytics platform, today announced the introduction of Tableau Prep, a brand new data preparation […]

Readers: My Data Visualization blog was named the #3 blog for the second year in a row by Feedspot. Here is the link to their list. https://blog.feedspot.com/data_visualization_blogs/ I do not have a Facebook presence for my blog and less than 1,000 followers, but I get 300-800 visitors a day depending on what I post. I […]

Readers: Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Tim Messar. Tableau Community Spotlight: An Interview with Tim Messar Tim Messar – Biography Tim Messar is a Senior Data Architect working in the insurance industry at Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point, Wisconsin for over 12 years. He serves as a technical lead and resource on several projects and […]