Update: I have had several requests recently for the Tableau Workbook I used in this blog post. I have just posted the workbook on Tableau Public. You can see it by clicking here. Since it is on Tableau Public, it will currently be v2019.2. If you need an earlier version, please e-mail me at tableau@cox.net. […]

Tableau 2019.3 Beta was announced at the Tableau Conference in Berlin this past week. Here are a few of the new features coming soon. Explain Data Explain Data gives you explanations for unexpected values in your data with a single click. Available as you’re creating a viz or dashboard, Explain Data uses powerful Bayesian methods […]

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 […]

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 […]