Swati Dave Bio I come from an industrial township in India – Bokaro Steel City. So engineering was the most obvious choice while growing up. I was lucky to join the leading Software Consultancy firm in India – TCS. I had an inclination towards data and found myself a good fit in a MIS team […]

The United States Postal Service has lost mail sorting machines as an election during a pandemic draws closer. Louis DeJoy, the new postmaster general, is a former logistics executive and ally of President Trump. He has already removed numerous mail sorting machines, and reduced sorting capacity, as depicted in the map below. Click on the […]

Source: Domo, Data Never Sleeps 8.0, https://www.domo.com/learn/data-never-sleeps-8. In an increasingly digital world intensified by the outbreak of COVID-19, 2020 has introduced a new era where technology and data have taken more significant roles in our daily lives. As we learn to adapt to this new era, data never sleeps. Data is constantly being generated in […]

Amanda Patist Bio I’m currently working as a Self-Service Analytics Coach at Cargill, a job that I love, because it centers around helping people learn best practices in data visualization as well as the wider data pipeline and building up the internal data community. In a previous life, I was doing post-doctoral research in stem […]

Adam Green Bio I’m a senior data & visualisation developer and team lead at Jisc, however I wasn’t always a dataviz nerd. I started life as a music nerd! I studied for a BA in Music and fell in love with the analysis of music, a catalyst being the serial music of Schoenberg. Transfixed by […]

Planned Tableau 2020.3 Features Write to Database in Tableau Prep – Store your prepped data from Prep Builder in a central location that can be leveraged throughout your organization. Grant Role on Sign In – Automatically grant Tableau licenses to specific teams, departments, or your whole organization when they sign in! Tagging Updates – Make it even easier […]

Zunaira Rasheed Bio INTRODUCING ZUNAIRA RASHEED!  I was born and raised in Lahore, Pakistan. Almost everyone from Lahore is a self-proclaimed foodie because of the fantastic street food and regional traditional dishes. I am no exception. Weird food fact about me is that my spice tolerance level is very high (gladly take a spice challenge) […]

This is from Vanessa Otero from Ad Fontes Media. Seems like something that is timely and relevant. Enjoy! Michael

Will Perkins Bio A native and proud Texan, Will and his family live in the Dallas metroplex. He’s happily married to his wife of almost 10 years and have an almost 2 year old boy full of energy. He’s a big FC Dallas fan and can’t wait for things to go back to normal so […]

Source: Katie Jones, The COVID-19 Impact on App Popularity, Visual Capitalist, May 4, 2020, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/covid-19-impact-on-app-popularity/. Per Katie Jones in Visual Capitalist, The COVID-19 Impact on App Popularity Pandemic-induced social isolation has altered the relationship consumers have with technology. With the physical world now slowly receding, consumers are suddenly more reliant on apps for communication, shopping, […]