Passing the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate Exam:  Recapping my TC18 Exam Experience! Claire Smith For those of you who read my previous guest blog post on how I prepared for the Desktop Qualified Associate Exam (DQA), and have been waiting with bated breath, the wait is over: I PASSED MY DQA EXAM!!! Such a sense […]

Greetings! Last week, Tableau held its annual conference in New Orleans. Many new product and feature announcements were made during the conference. Boy oh boy, Tableau has some great new features coming starting next week with version 2018.3 and again in January with version 2019.1. Claire Smith and I plan on installing 2019.1 on our […]

Tweeted by David Velleca I have a few options to choose from, but I think my favorite is either the #FlerlageConspiracy or #DoItInPublic @FlerlageKev @flerlagekr @tableaupublic Tweeted by Zach Bowders #TC18 quote of the day “Color is the most powerful thing you can do. Don’t be a puking unicorn.” Tweeted by Ankush Laxmeshwar In New […]

Finding Oases In Food Deserts Corey Jones https://public.tableau.com/profile/corey.jones#!/vizhome/FindingOasesInFoodDeserts/Dashboard1 Gender & Ethnic Disparities in Tech Companies Ivett Alexa The American Political Universe Mike Cisneros https://public.tableau.com/profile/mikevizneros#!/vizhome/PoliticalDW/TheAmericanPoliticalUniverse State Medigap Costs – #ProjectHealthViz Lindsay Betzendahl https://public.tableau.com/profile/lindsay.betzendahl#!/vizhome/StateMedigapCosts-ProjectHealthViz/Medigap US Fruit Consumption Leigh Fonseca https://public.tableau.com/profile/missleigh#!/vizhome/USFruitConsumption/Fruit Explore Flight Delay & Tweet Data Sue Grist Total Annual Loss of Bee Colonies in the US […]

Boy, I don’t even know where to start. Tableau knocked the ball out of the park this morning. Tableau Prep Conductor, Tableau Data Modeler, and Ask Data, Tableau’s New Natural Language tool. Wow oh wow! At TC18 this morning in New Orleans, Tableau Software announced a roadmap of product innovations to an excited crowd of over […]

Readers: I have only had a few guest posts on my site (one was from my old buddy, Ken Black, a few years back). However, what Claire Smith has been doing in her preparation for the Tableau Desktop Associates Exam is truly amazing. I asked Claire to write a blog post on her prep and […]

Joey Cherdarchuk Bio Joey Cherdarchuk is a co-founder and the design lead at Darkhorse Analytics. A data visualization expert, his work has been featured in Fast Company, the Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. His Breathing City graphic was shortlisted for an Information is Beautiful award. Joey developed his design expertise after a 15-year quantitative analysis and […]

Brit Cava Bio Brit Cava helps drive real-world impact at Facebook in her role on the Social Good Partnerships analytics team and is based in Silicon Valley, California. She specializes in designing visual analytics, data methodologies, and strategies that help businesses thrive and inspire action. Her visualization work and thought leadership earned earned her the […]

Mark Bradbourne Bio Mark Bradbourne has worked in the data warehousing and business intelligence arena since being introduced to the practice in 1997. He has worked on the complete life cycle but enjoys the “user-facing” roles most including requirements gathering, visualization, reporting and user training. He has worked for many companies across many industries including […]

Lorna Eden’s Bio Lorna started her data viz journey as part of The Information Lab’s Data School, a 2-year program being taught Tableau and Alteryx by the best of the best. Previously, she studied a BSc and MSc in Sports Science, alongside a placement with British Gymnastics, which is where she learned to use Tableau […]