Source: O’Grady, Stephen, The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019, redmonk.com, March 20, 2019, https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2019/03/20/language-rankings-1-19/ Back in December, I posted a couple of blogs about Data Scientists (the links are here and here). The first post discussed what a Data Scientist was, and the second post discussed the skills a Data Scientist needs to have. […]

Candra McRae Bio Candra McRae, a Seattle native and recent Columbus, GA transplant, is the founder and CEO of Lumodis, a data analytics and optimization testing consulting firm. Previously, she was the Executive Director of Analytics & Insights at Ramsey Solutions and cut her teeth in analytics at Deloitte Consulting. She received her master’s from […]

Here is a link to the PDF for my presentation, How to Prepare for the Desktop Specialist Exam, that I presented last Friday at the Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA (TFF). https://www.dropbox.com/s/qpjxpj6fr6qorl4/TFF%20EMEA%20-%20How%20to%20Prepare%20for%20the%20Tableau%20Desktop%20Specialist%20Exam%202019-03-08%20FINAL.pdf?dl=0 Thanks again to TFF for having me as a presenter and for all the great work they do for the Tableau community. Below […]

READY TO TEST IN BETA 1 Vector Tile Maps – Tableau is bringing vector tile background maps to Tableau Desktop and Server. Maps will look sharper and feel smoother than ever before, as you pan, zoom in, and zoom out to explore your geospatial data. Enjoy updated dark, normal, and light default styles, ACS demographic […]

Kasia Gasiewska-Holc Bio Kasia is a Marketing Data Analyst at Refinitiv. At work, she’s responsible for building actionable and insightful Tableau dashboards for a variety of teams across the business, with a strong focus on analyzing marketing data. After work, she’s also a wedding stationery designer and an avid calligrapher. She tries to combine her […]

Today is National Toast Day. How Is The Date For Toast Day Calculated? Per whatnationaldayisit.com, the day shown for ‘National Toast Day’ is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Feb. 23, 2016, across social media making references to ‘Toast Day’. Their algorithms examined all of the references to National Days across social […]

Zach Bowders Bio Zach has been with ALSAC St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for 11 years and has served as an IT developer, Business Analyst, and Data Analyst. He received his MBA, Marketing, and ITS degrees from the University of Memphis. He is co-leader of the Memphis TUG and frequent #MakeoverMonday contributor. QUESTIONS Link: https://public.tableau.com/profile/zach.bowders#!/vizhome/RatRaceNewYorksRatWar/RatRace […]