Readers: Over a decade or so ago, I worked for the Walt Disney Company. I remember my very first day, walking through the Burbank Studio campus to HR orientation, I teared up as I was in disbelief that I was actually working for the company that I considered my dream job. I was walking in […]

Check out my Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA presentation on preparing for the Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam now on YouTube. Here is the link. Also, check out the other great TFF – EMEA presenter’s videos here.

Tableau 2019.2 Beta 2 is now available! Tableau Software just announced that Tableau 2019.2 Beta 2 is now available on their beta site. Check out the new features in this final beta release (which means we should be seeing v2019.2 GA real soon, I hope!). You can join Tableau’s Pre-Release program at https://prerelease.tableau.com where you can […]

Christina P. Gorga Bio Christina P. Gorga is a Lead Data Visualization Designer at Booz Allen Hamilton. Christina came from a cognitive science academic training which meandered to roles in program evaluation and data analysis for federal and nonprofit education clients, helping them unlock their data into actionable reports. Prior to joining Booz Allen Hamilton, […]

Marc Reid Bio Marc Reid is an Independent Tableau Developer based in London helping clients make the most of Tableau. Marc has a software engineering and business analysis background but more recently studied for MSc in Business Intelligence to focus his career in the area of data and analytics.  He went on to join The […]

Source: O’Grady, Stephen, The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2019, redmonk.com, March 20, 2019, https://redmonk.com/sogrady/2019/03/20/language-rankings-1-19/ Back in December, I posted a couple of blogs about Data Scientists (the links are here and here). The first post discussed what a Data Scientist was, and the second post discussed the skills a Data Scientist needs to have. […]

About a mile from my house is one of my favorite restaurants and bar, Tim Finnegan’s Irish Restaurant and Pub. I usually order their Irish Breakfast. It consists of two Eggs (any style), Bangers, Rasher, Black & White Pudding, Heinz Baked Breakfast Beans, Grilled Tomato, and Soda Bread. It is very filling and will put […]

Here is a link to the PDF for my presentation, How to Prepare for the Desktop Specialist Exam, that I presented last Friday at the Tableau Fringe Festival – EMEA (TFF). https://www.dropbox.com/s/qpjxpj6fr6qorl4/TFF%20EMEA%20-%20How%20to%20Prepare%20for%20the%20Tableau%20Desktop%20Specialist%20Exam%202019-03-08%20FINAL.pdf?dl=0 Thanks again to TFF for having me as a presenter and for all the great work they do for the Tableau community. Below […]

READY TO TEST IN BETA 1 Vector Tile Maps – Tableau is bringing vector tile background maps to Tableau Desktop and Server. Maps will look sharper and feel smoother than ever before, as you pan, zoom in, and zoom out to explore your geospatial data. Enjoy updated dark, normal, and light default styles, ACS demographic […]

Kasia Gasiewska-Holc Bio Kasia is a Marketing Data Analyst at Refinitiv. At work, she’s responsible for building actionable and insightful Tableau dashboards for a variety of teams across the business, with a strong focus on analyzing marketing data. After work, she’s also a wedding stationery designer and an avid calligrapher. She tries to combine her […]