Katie Fontenot Wagner Bio Besides being a proud Cajun and a lover of puzzles, I can typically be found exploring the country and evangelizing Tableau. Data has enabled me to piece together solutions through visualizations. My passion is enabling talented individuals to pursue advancement of skills and encourage growth within their organizations. I dream of […]

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 […]

Source: Ingrid Lunden, Salesforce is buying data visualization company Tableau for $15.7B in all-stock deal, techcrunch.com, June 10, 2019, https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/10/salesforce-is-buying-data-visualization-company-tableau-for-15-7b-in-all-stock-deal/ On the heels of Google  buying analytics startup Looker last week for $2.6 billion, Salesforce today announced a huge piece of news in a bid to step up its own work in data visualization and (more generally) tools […]

This week, I submitted my first ever entry into a Tableau-related dataviz competition. The competition is #IronQuest and the topic had to relate to sea creatures. I contacted Sarah Bartlett, the organizer of the #IronQuest, to see if I could use a mythical sea creature. She confirmed I could, so I decided to have my […]

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 […]