With me starting my new job with USAA last week, I decided it was time for me to become more involved in the opportunities out there for us to improve our data analysis, data visualization and Tableau skills. For me, this meant starting to participate in #MakeOverMonday. For the record, I have never participated in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]