With me starting my new job with USAA last week, I decided it was time for me to become more involved in the opportunities out there for us to improve our data analysis, data visualization and Tableau skills. For me, this meant starting to participate in #MakeOverMonday. For the record, I have never participated in […]

Source: CandyStore.com Continuing my week of data visualizations and infographics related to Valentine’s Day, here is one from http://www.candystore.com depicting a map of the United States showing which candy is the favorite Valentine’s Day candy for that State.

Readers: I have been really busy at work the past week or so and have not been able to post any blogs. Yesterday, I was looking at transit maps on the great site, http://transitmap.net. I thought I would share ten of them with you that I found interesting. Enjoy! Michael Historical Map: BART System Map […]

Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

Readers: Well, for better or worse, the 2018 midterm elections are over. A lot of discussion surrounding the blue wave entering the election and the Democrats will have reason to be optimistic. They increased their support in large areas of the Midwest and the Rust Belt, regions where President Donald Trump dominated in 2016, most notably […]

Readers: I have another guest post from another one of my co-workers, David Timm. David loves to learn new things and has really taken a tiger by the tail with Tableau. Using his expertise in SharePoint, David has our City business partners real excited by the reports he has been developing for them. David Timm is […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love maps. I was browsing through the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, and came across this book of statistical graphs published by the Ministry of Public Works (Civil Engineering). This atlas is one in a series of annual or biannual editions from the period 1879 – 1900. Most […]