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 […]

Readers: I have been really busy at work the past week or so and have not been able to post any blogs. Yesterday, I was looking at transit maps on the great site, http://transitmap.net. I thought I would share ten of them with you that I found interesting. Enjoy! Michael Historical Map: BART System Map […]

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 […]