Planned Tableau 2019.4 Features View Recommendations – View Recommendations connect users to relevant data, especially in areas they did not think about looking for. These are PERSONALIZED recommendations of views and dashboards based on matching tastes between similar users – i.e. “You may also like this because similar users as you have viewed this.” User […]

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. […]

Tableau 2019.3 Beta was announced at the Tableau Conference in Berlin this past week. Here are a few of the new features coming soon. Explain Data Explain Data gives you explanations for unexpected values in your data with a single click. Available as you’re creating a viz or dashboard, Explain Data uses powerful Bayesian methods […]

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 […]

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 […]