DataFam Roundup: April 26 - April 30, 2021

Dig into the latest DataFam Roundup—a weekly blog post that brings together what’s trending in the community all in one post. As always, we invite you to send us your content—and the DataFam content from your peers that have inspired you! Find the content submission form here.

DataFam content 

The Ballad of My Viz Collaboration with Kevin Flerlage (according to me) Adam Mico

The Ballad of My Viz Collaboration with Kevin Flerlage (according to me), Adam Mico

Dive into content created by the Tableau Community: 

Upcoming events

RDU Tableau User Group

DataDev Day

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Check out all the virtual Tableau User Group events here.

May 4, 2021 Data Book Club: Q&A with Alberto Cairo (How Charts Lie) Join the live event with the author Alberto Cairo. You can learn more about the Data Book Club and sign up for our next round here.

May 20, 2021 Tableau’s first DataDev Day: We’re excited to announce a new, one-day event dedicated to DataDevs and anyone interested in or using the Tableau developer platform to create integrations and customize Tableau for their organizations.

View recording of Chart Chat Round 21: Watch as Jeffrey Shaffer, Steve Wexler, Amanda Makulec, and Andy Cotgreave, debate the good, the bad, and the “scaredy-cats” of data visualization.

Vizzes

NFL Draft History: 50 Years of Selections Sam Epley

NFL Draft History: 50 Years of Selections, Sam Epley

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Check out some inspirational vizzes created by the community: 

 

Community Projects

Tableau Community Projects

Stay in the loop on the Tableau Community Projects:

Makeover Monday

Join the community every Monday to work with a given data set and create better, more effective visualizations.
Web: Makeover Monday
Twitter: #MakeoverMonday
Week 17: Regional Price Parity For Each State
 

Workout Wednesday

Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. 
Web: Workout Wednesday
Twitter: #WOW2021
Week 17: Generation Population
 

Sports Viz Sunday

Create and share data visualizations using rich, sports-themed data sets in a monthly challenge. 
Web: Sports Viz Sunday
Twitter: #SportsVizSunday
April 2021: NCAA D1 Lacrosse
 

Iron Quest

Practice data sourcing, preparation, and visualization skills in a themed monthly challenge. 
Web: Iron Quest
Twitter: #IronQuest
April 2021: Diversity in Entertainment
 

Storytelling with Data

Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. 
Web: Storytelling with Data
Twitter: #SWDChallenge
April 2021: ask & answer
 

Project Health Viz

Uncover new stories by visualizing healthcare data sets provided each month. 
Web: Project Health Viz
Twitter: #ProjectHealthViz
April 2021: Quantified Self
 

SDG Viz Project

Visualize data about Sustainable Development Goals provided by the World Health Organization. 
Web: SDG Viz Project
Twitter: #TheSDGVizProject
Goal 15: Life on Land
 

Preppin' Data

A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. 
Web: Preppin’ Data
Twitter: #PreppinData
2021 Week 17: Timesheet Checks
 

Real World Fake Data

Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.
Web: Real World Fake Data
Twitter: #RWFD
Dataset #10: Higher Education
 

Viz 2 Educate

Each month, create vizzes on global education syllabus topics as resources for teachers worldwide.
Web: Viz 2 Educate
Twitter: #Viz2educate
April: Arts & Music
 

Diversity in Data

An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month. 
Web: Diversity in Data
Twitter: #DiversityinData
March 2021: Adaptive Sports
 

Viz for Social Good

Volunteer to design data visualizations that help nonprofits harness the power of data for social change.
Web: Viz for Social Good
Twitter: #VizforSocialGood
April 22 - May 20, 2021: Crowd2Map

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