Marian Eerens Bio Born, raised and currently residing in Belgium; Marian went to culinary school but changed careers when she got her first job in IT support. She’s held several operational roles in Customer Service since then (customer advocate, process specialist, team leader, global process leader); and until recently she was supporting the different teams […]

Check out my Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA presentation on preparing for the Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam now on YouTube. Here is the link. Also, check out the other great TFF – EMEA presenter’s videos here.

Alicia F. Bembenek Bio Alicia has spent her entire career teaching others and working with data. She has a PhD in social psychology and was a psychology professor and researcher before discovering her passion for the field of data visualization. Although Alicia’s roles and titles have changed over the years, her interest in both teaching […]

Christina P. Gorga Bio Christina P. Gorga is a Lead Data Visualization Designer at Booz Allen Hamilton. Christina came from a cognitive science academic training which meandered to roles in program evaluation and data analysis for federal and nonprofit education clients, helping them unlock their data into actionable reports. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, […]

Marc Reid Bio Marc Reid is an Independent Tableau Developer based in London helping clients make the most of Tableau. Marc has a software engineering and business analysis background but more recently studied for MSc in Business Intelligence to focus his career in the area of data and analytics.  He went on to join The […]

READY TO TEST IN BETA 1 Vector Tile Maps – Tableau is bringing vector tile background maps to Tableau Desktop and Server. Maps will look sharper and feel smoother than ever before, as you pan, zoom in, and zoom out to explore your geospatial data. Enjoy updated dark, normal, and light default styles, ACS demographic […]

Last Wednesday, The Washington Post ran an article about The History of U.S. Border Wall Apprehensions. There were several interesting data visualizations in the article, but the one that really caught my eye was their heatmap (or density map) showing apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border, which is along the southern portion of the United States […]