Below is a list of features introduced in Tableau v2019.1 Beta 2. Metadata API – Expose Tableau metadata like never before. The Metadata API is read-only, Admin-Only GraphQL API which enables Admins to ask and answer a number of new questions about their Tableau Server ecosystem such as the following: Field/Column Usage -> What are the fields, […]

Readers: So, this is my early Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or however you celebrate the holiday season, gift to you. I have updated my Favorite Data Visualization Blog page to include over 100 links to some great sites and insights.  In the screenshot below, you can see how to get to this page from my DataVizBlog […]

Josh’s Bio Josh is the Senior Director of Data Visualization for Comcast’s Enterprise Business Intelligence team. He leads both the Tableau Center of Excellence (COE) and a team of data visualization experts. Josh is also an adjunct professor of data visualization for Temple University and a co-leader of the Philadelphia Tableau User Group (PhillyTUG). Questions […]

A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Source: Rachael Dottle, Ella Koeze, and Julia Wolfe, The 2018 Midterms, In 4 Charts, November 13, 2018, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-2018-midterms-in-4-charts/.   Readers: Some interested 2018 Midterm Elections charts from FiveThirtyEight. Enjoy! Michael        

Readers: Last week, The New York Times published an interactive map for the 2018 Midterm Elections. The map and story were titled House Election Results: Democrats Take Control.  You were given two ways to view the results: one as a map and the second as a cartogram (see screenshots below). I really enjoyed the cartogram, […]

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 […]