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 […]

Here is the second part of my blog on branching diagrams in the American Museum of Natural History. I was at a dinner last night at The Campbell Apartment in Grand Central Station and the architecture was beautiful. I hope to do a future blog about Grand Central Station and its beautiful architecture. Enjoy! Best Regards, […]

I am in New York City this week on business. I arrived a day early and toured the American Museum of Natural History. The museum is large and there is a lot to see and take in. One of the things I liked is how they visually explained complex or semi-complex subjects to us, the […]

The population of millionaires worldwide surged by 9 percent last year, growing to 12 million, according to a report. [1] [2] The World Wealth Report, from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management,  said rising stock markets and stronger real estate helped create 1  million new millionaires worldwide. Their wealth surged 10 percent to  $46 trillion—more than the […]

Information Dashboard Design: Displaying data for at-a-glance monitoring, Second Edition, Stephen Few, $40.00 (U.S.), Analytics Press, 2013 The second edition of Stephen Few’s seminal book, Information Dashboard Design, will be released on August 15, 2013. I have been waiting for this book for some time and am very excited about its pending release. Here is a […]

Yesterday, a new season of baseball began. My Detroit Tigers look primed to go all the way and it should be a great season. I saw this infographic in the New York Times and thought I would share it with you. There were more strikeouts in 2012 than in any other time in major league […]

I have always liked New Orleans. I don’t think there is any city like it anywhere else in the World. It hums and sings all night and day. The food is great and the people are a unique brand all their own. I was sadden when Katrina almost wiped out the city. I have been […]