Will Strouse Bio Will’s data-viz journey began after graduating from Saint Anslem College in Manchester, NH with a degree in Criminal Justice, focusing on Criminology. His goal was to become an F.B.I. criminal profiler. While waiting for that dream to come true, he took any job he could find; selling cars, tiling, a start-up laundry […]

Update: I have had several requests recently for the Tableau Workbook I used in this blog post. I have just posted the workbook on Tableau Public. You can see it by clicking here. Since it is on Tableau Public, it will currently be v2019.2. If you need an earlier version, please e-mail me at tableau@cox.net. […]

Joshua Smith Bio My path into data visualization is like many others: convoluted, messy, and more akin to sailor becoming shipwrecked in a new land than a Captain elegantly following the stars. I’ve worked in retail, food service, ministry, recycling, and analytics. I’ve dropped out of grad school twice, a folklore program and a bio-statistics […]

Sam Parsons Bio Sam Parsons is only one year into his Tableau journey and has been working as a Senior Data Visualisation Developer for Dyson for the last 6 months; which is his first Tableau specific job.  He lives near the Georgian City of Bath in the UK and is a proud father of three […]

Who is Martin Telefont? Data Visualization Enthusiast; Generally Curious – Mostly Harmless. QUESTIONS Link: https://www.martintelefont.com/sketches#/the100dayproject2019/ Michael: Hello Martin. I love the cartoons you post on Twitter. Can you tell my readers a little bit about The 100 Day Project? Martin: Hi Michael. Thanks for having me. Thanks for the compliment. That I am doing the […]

It happened again this week. I have internal business partners who are eager to move from tools like Excel, Power BI, and SSRS to Tableau Desktop. But, again, I would have a hard time doing so because the functionality they need is not currently natively supported by your product. What they want is the ability […]

Marian Eerens Bio Born, raised and currently residing in Belgium; Marian went to culinary school but changed careers when she got her first job in IT support. She’s held several operational roles in Customer Service since then (customer advocate, process specialist, team leader, global process leader); and until recently she was supporting the different teams […]

Check out my Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA presentation on preparing for the Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam now on YouTube. Here is the link. Also, check out the other great TFF – EMEA presenter’s videos here.

Tableau 2019.2 Beta 2 is now available! Tableau Software just announced that Tableau 2019.2 Beta 2 is now available on their beta site. Check out the new features in this final beta release (which means we should be seeing v2019.2 GA real soon, I hope!). You can join Tableau’s Pre-Release program at https://prerelease.tableau.com where you can […]

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 […]