Readers: My BI world is changing a bit as I move more towards using Cognos and Tableau at work. In particular, I have a lot of status reports and dashboards to create for my leadership and I have been doing these mostly in Tableau. I had a situation recently where I wanted to create a small […]

California, supplier of nearly half of all U.S. fruits, veggies, and nuts, is on track to experience the driest year in the past half millennium. Farms use about 80 percent of the state’s “developed water,” or water that’s moved from its natural source to other areas via pipes and aqueducts. As the maps above show, much of California’s agriculture […]

Ben Jones posted a great data visualization on his DataRemixed Web site. Ben is delivering a presentation today at TCC13 at 4pm called “7 Things We Can Learn from the Pioneers of Data Visualization”. The timeline and visualization below reveal the seven pioneers he will be considering. If you’re at TCC, be sure to swing by the Chesapeake 4-6 conference […]

Ben Jones is a Tableau Public Product Marketing Manager with Tableau Software. Ben recently spoke at Data Visualization New York. I wanted to share some of Ben’s thoughts. You can also find the full article on his blog. Ben’s presentation focused on how to use Tableau as a data discovery tool. Lucky for Ben, the […]