Meera Umasankar Bio Being born and brought up in India, I’ve always wanted to meet people from different countries and enjoy being around people with different culture. That’s when I was lucky enough to land in Middlesex university, London with a scholarship for my undergraduate on Computer Networking. It was an awesome 3 years of […]

Spencer Baucke Bio Raised in Loveland, OH, Spencer Baucke has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Cincinnati. Spencer is a Sr. Analytics Engineer at GE Digital in Cincinnati, OH. His work experience includes several years in banking as well as a stint at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Readers: Today, I am blogging my round-table discussion with Pooja Gandhi and Adam Crahen, also known as The Data Duo. Tableau Community Spotlight: Ten Questions with The Data Duo Pooja Gandhi – Tableau Zen Master Pooja works for Comcast NBCUniversal in Philadelphia, PA as a Lead Visualizations Analyst. She focuses on transforming data into visualizations to help people understand their business operations […]

Readers:Today I am blogging my interview with Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Shaffer, one of the most prolific Tableau knowledge and information sharers in the Tableau Community. Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Information Technology and Analytics at Unifund. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati teaching Data Visualization where […]

Readers: For this Tableau Secrets blog post, someone else has already done the heavy lifting, so I am going to refer you to his web site, Data + Science. Back in July 2014, Jeffrey Shaffer wrote a blog post Tooltip Canvas in Tableau – A Mockup for Chart Functionality within Tooltips based on an idea he added to […]