Fi Gordon Bio Fi Gordon is young at heart and totally passionate about data, She is a kiwi living in the best city in the world…. Sydney!  Fi loves to dive and explore the vast underwater playground, blowing bubbles is where she finds her Zen. Fi has been working with data for 15 years and has […]

Passing the Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate Exam:  Recapping my TC18 Exam Experience! Claire Smith For those of you who read my previous guest blog post on how I prepared for the Desktop Qualified Associate Exam (DQA), and have been waiting with bated breath, the wait is over: I PASSED MY DQA EXAM!!! Such a sense […]

Greetings! Last week, Tableau held its annual conference in New Orleans. Many new product and feature announcements were made during the conference. Boy oh boy, Tableau has some great new features coming starting next week with version 2018.3 and again in January with version 2019.1. Claire Smith and I plan on installing 2019.1 on our […]

Tweeted by David Velleca I have a few options to choose from, but I think my favorite is either the #FlerlageConspiracy or #DoItInPublic @FlerlageKev @flerlagekr @tableaupublic Tweeted by Zach Bowders #TC18 quote of the day “Color is the most powerful thing you can do. Don’t be a puking unicorn.” Tweeted by Ankush Laxmeshwar In New […]

Finding Oases In Food Deserts Corey Jones https://public.tableau.com/profile/corey.jones#!/vizhome/FindingOasesInFoodDeserts/Dashboard1 Gender & Ethnic Disparities in Tech Companies Ivett Alexa The American Political Universe Mike Cisneros https://public.tableau.com/profile/mikevizneros#!/vizhome/PoliticalDW/TheAmericanPoliticalUniverse State Medigap Costs – #ProjectHealthViz Lindsay Betzendahl https://public.tableau.com/profile/lindsay.betzendahl#!/vizhome/StateMedigapCosts-ProjectHealthViz/Medigap US Fruit Consumption Leigh Fonseca https://public.tableau.com/profile/missleigh#!/vizhome/USFruitConsumption/Fruit Explore Flight Delay & Tweet Data Sue Grist Total Annual Loss of Bee Colonies in the US […]

Boy, I don’t even know where to start. Tableau knocked the ball out of the park this morning. Tableau Prep Conductor, Tableau Data Modeler, and Ask Data, Tableau’s New Natural Language tool. Wow oh wow! At TC18 this morning in New Orleans, Tableau Software announced a roadmap of product innovations to an excited crowd of over […]

Readers: I have only had a few guest posts on my site (one was from my old buddy, Ken Black, a few years back). However, what Claire Smith has been doing in her preparation for the Tableau Desktop Associates Exam is truly amazing. I asked Claire to write a blog post on her prep and […]

Joey Cherdarchuk Bio Joey Cherdarchuk is a co-founder and the design lead at Darkhorse Analytics. A data visualization expert, his work has been featured in Fast Company, the Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. His Breathing City graphic was shortlisted for an Information is Beautiful award. Joey developed his design expertise after a 15-year quantitative analysis and […]

Readers, Here is Part 2 of my TC18 EUROPE – FRANCOIS AJENSTAT KEYNOTE + DEVS ON STAGE blog post. Part 2 focuses on Arthur Gyldenege, Sr. Product Manager for Tableau Prep providing a demo of Tableau Prep. Part 1 of this blog can be found here.   Best regards, Michael DEVS ON STAGE – Arthur Gyldenege, […]

Readers: Well, TC18 Europe occurred this week and I was unable to attend again. However, I was able to catch Francois Ajenstat’s, Chief Product Officer for Tableau, keynote address on YouTube. Below are some screenshots and comments from his keynote. Best regards, Michael Francois Ajenstat Keynote Francois pointed out that more people and more data provide […]