Anna Dzikowska Bio Mom of one, love audiobooks and Ashtanga yoga. In Professional life, I am Health Economist PhD, Health Systems Researcher. Quit Academia Career after 15 years. I have a passion of data visualization and keen to improve healthcare through the power of analytics. I am a highly qualified researcher with proven analytical and […]

Readers: For much of my career, I have had to travel to New York City (NYC) every few months. I always found NYC to be fascinating in that it is always awake, humming, and vibrant. Also, NYC has some of the most beautiful buildings in the world. There are over 6,000 high-rise buildings in NYC, […]

Vince Baumel Bio Vince Baumel is a Consultant at Daugherty Business Solutions. Vince noted, I bring a strong background of academia and industry experience to my career in data research and visualization. I thrive on helping people find meaning in their data and communicate their findings, and I am meticulous about my own work and […]

Source: Sole-Smith, Virginia, What Is the Point of a Period?, Scientific American, May 2019, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-the-point-of-a-period/ In an excellent article in Scientific American, Virginia Sole-Smith discusses age-old taboos against menstruation which have led to a lack of research on how women’s cycles work, resulting in serious consequences for their health. In their quest to bring reproductive […]

Readers: Over a decade or so ago, I worked for the Walt Disney Company. I remember my very first day, walking through the Burbank Studio campus to HR orientation, I teared up as I was in disbelief that I was actually working for the company that I considered my dream job. I was walking in […]

Source: Graphic News, https://www.graphicnews.com/ Image: ABC News, https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-16/notre-dame-cathedral-paris-engulfed-by-fire-roof-collapses/11018158 Readers: Yesterday was a heartbreaking day. A catastrophic fire engulfed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, gutting and destroying the landmark’s spire. I was fortunate to visit the cathedral back in 2013, and, like the rest of the world, am sadden by this event. But, France will […]

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 […]