Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]

David Napoli Bio David Napoli has worked with data for over 20 years as an analyst, actuary, statistician, research manager, and director. His experience includes evaluation and outcomes studies, ROI analysis, IBNR determination, predictive modeling, risk adjustment methodologies, advanced data visualization, dashboard design and implementation, database development and management, and identifying and evaluating trends and […]

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 […]