Readers: Merry Christmas! I just added 10 new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. These blogs are from The Flerlage Twins (Ken and Kevin), Nicole Lohr, Chantilly Jaggernauth, Sam Parsons, Alberto Lucas Lopez, Mark Connolly, Dorian Banutoiu, Jim Dehner, and Lisa Adell Carlson. I am slowing putting the blogs in […]

Dynamic parameters Say goodbye to republishing workbooks with parameters every time the underlying data changes. Set your parameter once, and Tableau will automatically update the parameter’s list of values every time someone opens the workbook. Viz animations Viz animations help you see and understand your changing data. It’s easy to track the logical steps behind […]

Kate Schaub Bio Kate is currently the Business Intelligence Technical Lead for the State of Montana’s Department of Administration. In this position, she oversees the Enterprise Tableau environment as well as the use of data analytics, and the design and creation of dashboards, whether it’s for executive use, to be included in custom applications, or […]

Readers: I just added six new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. They are Dataviz.Love (StarSchema), Adam Mico (Medium), Christine Rietmann (VizJockey), Adolfo Hernández (Bold Analytix), Paul Laughlin (Customer Insight Leader), and Rajeev Pandey (VizArtPandey). There are now 170 blogs in my list. In the screenshot below, you can see […]

Readers: I just added five new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. They are Joey Cherdarchuk (DarkHorse Analytics), Shivaraj (Data Pixels), Divya Bharathi (DataVizArt), Adrien Wiesenbach (Toucan Toco), and Frederic Fery (FredMyData – Data Insights). There are now 164 blogs in my list. In the screenshot below, you can see […]

Readers: I just added four new entries to My Favorite Data Analytics & Data Visualization Blogs list. They are Spencer Baucke, Donna Coles, Edwin Singh, and Nadieh Bremer. There are now 160 blogs in my list. In the screenshot below, you can see how to get to this page from my DataVizBlog homepage or you can use […]

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 […]