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This month, I received the news that I had finally reached a career-long goal of being named a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau’s highest honor. As I felt the outpouring of support from the community, I put a lot of thought into the most appropriate response. I quickly realized that simply responding to tweets or LinkedIn messages would not do it justice, so I’m documenting some thoughts here to share with the community.
How can I get automatically notified when the work queue gets larger? How can I get alerted whenever sales drop below a threshold?
Tableau 10.1 begins to address these needs with the new conditional subscriptions feature. As one of the developers of VizAlerts, I’m thrilled that Tableau is building more functionality into the core product. Let me show you how you can use this new feature.
For PepsiCo, the journey to analytics success was not easy. There were many hurdles along the way. But by using Trifacta to wrangle disparate data, analyst Mike Riegling and his team reduced end-to-end run time of analysis by as much as 70 percent. And with Tableau, the team cut report production time as much as 90 percent.
Marketers, rejoice! We are excited to announce our new Marketo connector in Tableau 10.
This new connector means you can connect directly from Tableau to see and understand your campaigns, leads, and lead activities—no ETL, data warehouse, or
According to Fast Company, “Both demand and salaries have been rising for people who can work with and analyze data.” Easy access to the tools to gain these skills is only half the battle. Unfortunately, you can’t just download viz-whiz skills like you can download a free copy of Tableau, but we’re here to help you expand your skill set.
In the great book Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath, they have a great story about a local newspaper in a small town that says they would literally print names from the phone book if they could. They know that when people see their name, or the name of someone they know, there is an emotional attachment that gets the reader to care about the content. The same is true in data-viz land.
Last week, I learned that I was selected as a Tableau Zen Master. I am extremely excited and humbled to join such an exceptional group of Tableau talent. As I reflect on my journey, I wanted to share a few tips that helped me and will hopefully inspire others.
I never was very excited about working with data until after graduation. That’s when I learned what a joy it is to visualize my own data. I loved the idea of telling visual stories with data I actually cared about. I could finally see how data applied to my own life!
I wish I’d known this back in college. So I thought I’d share six data visualizations I wish I had during my college years.
When I discovered Tableau at work, it was like the day I got my first digital camera. I had finally found a tool with which I could answer my customers’ questions faster than ever before! And I could also apply my passion for photography when designing dashboards.
We are delighted to announce our new 2016-2017 Tableau Zen Masters. This year, we have selected 27 people who represent the three pillars of our program.
Pick a starter kit based on your role and platform, and explore a curated list of free resources. Are you authoring vizzes in Tableau Desktop? Consuming content in Tableau Online? Publishing to Tableau Server? Whatever your role, we have a Starter Kit for you!
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The not-so-fun part of working in tourism in the summer: I had to let many customers know their dream trips were already sold out. I had a feeling the time span between the initial inquiry and the desired departure date was getting smaller every day. Naturally, I needed to validate my feelings with hard facts.
For Makeover Monday, I wanted to tell the story of how Facebook is making an effort to make clean and renewable power its primary source of energy. I wanted to be able to sort the stacked bars by energy usage percentage by year. Here's how it's done.
You already know that Tableau Server is a powerful collaboration platform. It lets you easily share and distribute the workbooks and dashboards you create in Tableau Desktop. Because people across your organization depend on Tableau Server, it’s essential to keep it performant and scalable.
Follow these five tips to improve the performance of your Tableau Server, streamline your admin tasks, and make sure your investment is ready to scale.
Hot on the heels of Tableau 10, we are excited to launch the Tableau 10.1 beta!
Tableau 10.1 includes new connectors and improved visual analytics capabilities to help you analyze your data even faster. For the enterprise, we’ve added big extensibility enhancements and more tools for server admins.
Our new developer APIs are not quite as obvious as some Tableau 10 features, but they enable some pretty cool product integrations that we think you’ll like! In this post, I’m going to talk about an integration that enables something called natural language generation (NLG) which can extend the impact of your Tableau visualizations.
The release of Tableau 10 was the most community-driven release in Tableau history. From the Tableau 10 Virtual User Group to the Tableau Torch Relay, to Tableau 10 Live, you, our amazing community, have been with us every step of the way.
When Tableau 10 launched, we asked you to share the stories of your own Tableau journey. Here are some of your stories and #Tableau10 moments as curated by Tableau Social Media Ambassadors.