For many years now, when I needed to find a dataviz as inspiration for a project I had to do, my go-to person and web site is Andy Kriebel. Andy’s personal web site, Vizwiz.com, has some of the best content in the Tableau community for ways to effectively visualize and quickly answer questions on a […]

Call it whimsical, slacking, etc. When I saw that good old Yuma, Arizona had the most annual sunshine hours of any city in the world, I thought to myself, “What would USA Today do?” Here is my #MakeoverMonday dataviz for week 44. I wanted to do something simple and fun, so here you go! Here […]

I was late at getting started on this, but looked at a lot of other folk’s examples via Twitter over the week. Lots of creative juices flowing out there. I saw several datavizzes that followed a format similar to what I used, and based mine on one created by Sean Walpole. I like how Sean […]

This week, it took a village for me to create this dataviz. Inspiration by Eva Murray, Shivaraj, and Meera Umasankar’s Tableau Public DataVizzes for the Ironman World Championship. I liked how Shivaraj used a Bee Swarm Chart to compare distribution. I could not find a lot of information on Bee Swarm Charts and Tableau, but […]

This week I decided I wanted to experiment with Shapes in Tableau. I cannot help but think of big bags of money when I think of politics these days. I went to the Noun Project and found a bag of money with the UK Pound Sterling image. I showed the bags of money, the amounts […]

This week I decided I wanted to experiment with Slope Charts. The slope chart is the line chart’s fraternal twin. Line charts display three or more points in time while slope charts display exactly two points in time. Defined by Edward Tufte in his 1983 book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, this type of […]

I am slowly catching up on my #MakeoverMonday entries. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities. I recently saw a news special about this particular issue, and it frustrates me that this is happening to the elderly and poor. San Francisco housing and rental rates are ridiculously high, and if there is money to […]