Readers: What a difference a day can make! I have added links to over 30 new data visualization blogs for you to peruse. In the screenshot below, you can see how to get to this page from my DataVizBlog homepage or you can use the link below. https://datavizblog.com/my-favorite-data-visualization-blogs-beta/ ATTRIBUTION The additions to this list come primarily from […]

Readers: Previously, The Financial Times Graphics team created the Visual Vocabulary to help provide us good choices when we need to create data visualizations. From Dr. Andrew Abela, who in 2009 released his diagram, titled “Chart Suggestion—A Thought Starter” to Stephen Few who has provided us chart choice guidance over the years, we have been searching for the grail or wisdom […]

Readers:Today I am blogging my interview with Jeffrey (Jeff) A. Shaffer, one of the most prolific Tableau knowledge and information sharers in the Tableau Community. Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Information Technology and Analytics at Unifund. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati teaching Data Visualization where […]

Readers: For this Tableau Secrets blog post, someone else has already done the heavy lifting, so I am going to refer you to his web site, Data + Science. Back in July 2014, Jeffrey Shaffer wrote a blog post Tooltip Canvas in Tableau – A Mockup for Chart Functionality within Tooltips based on an idea he added to […]