Tableau just released the beta version of 2018.3. Here are some of the features in Beta 1 of the release. Beta 1 Features Mixed Content – With Mixed Content, we’ve made it easier for you to find the workbooks and data sources you need. The new experience gives you the option to see projects, workbooks, and […]

Readers, Here is Part 2 of my TC18 EUROPE – FRANCOIS AJENSTAT KEYNOTE + DEVS ON STAGE blog post. Part 2 focuses on Arthur Gyldenege, Sr. Product Manager for Tableau Prep providing a demo of Tableau Prep. Part 1 of this blog can be found here.   Best regards, Michael DEVS ON STAGE – Arthur Gyldenege, […]

Ann Jackson Bio Jackson Two is headed by Ann Jackson, our chief Analytics Evangelist.  Ann is an experienced and passionate individual with a rich and extensive background in data visualization, exploratory data analysis, data communication, and business process improvement.  She is an expert at taking multiple data sources, finding meaningful connections between them, and communicating out […]

Readers: Well, TC18 Europe occurred this week and I was unable to attend again. However, I was able to catch Francois Ajenstat’s, Chief Product Officer for Tableau, keynote address on YouTube. Below are some screenshots and comments from his keynote. Best regards, Michael Francois Ajenstat Keynote Francois pointed out that more people and more data provide […]

Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Simon Beaumont. Simon Beaumont – Biography Simon Beaumont is Head of Information, Data Visualizer, and Tableau UK Healthcare User Group co-chair. He is passionate about all things data and Tableau. ​Working in the NHS, he leads a Tableau Centre of Excellence, consisting of 15 analytical staff, supporting improvements […]

Readers: Tableau released Tableau v2018.2 Beta 2 today. Below is a list of the announced features for beta users to test. Enjoy! Michael Symmetric Log Axis (Negative values on log axis) – Easily view heavily skewed distributions with the option to show negative values on a log scaled axis. @mentions – Use @mention to direct a comment […]

Readers: A few months back, I did a Tableau Community Spotlight on Robert Rouse (Click here to see the blog post). Robert recently posted an incredible Tableau Performance Optimization Flowchart through his company, Interworks. Robert points out, Everyone looking at a dashboard expects it to load and respond quickly. What defines “fast” varies from one […]

Readers: Last week, Tableau released Tableau V2018.1 and Tableau Prep (formally Tableau Maestro). Yesterday, they send me the Tableau 2018.2 Beta and its overview documentation. Boy, are some exciting things coming our way! I would like your feedback on one particular feature. If we can now write-back to a database using the Extensions API, does […]