DataFam Roundup: May 20–24, 2024

A weekly blog that brings together what’s trending in the Tableau Community all in one post.

Welcome! Dig into this week's DataFam Roundup—a weekly blog that brings together community content 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

Community Highlight

To recognize new and consistent Tableau contributors—we’re excited to have a section within the weekly DataFam Roundup called the Tableau Community Highlight. Find out how to get involved. 


Mesum Raza Hemani, VP of BI @ NBP Fund Management Limited & Karachi AI Founder 
Karachi, Pakistan

Mesum Raza Hemani is a leader in the AI and ML space in Pakistan. He was introduced to Tableau through Tableau Public and developed an interest in specialization through a Tableau course. He attributes his learning to hands-on challenges such as Makeover Monday. He is now involved in the Karachi Tableau User Group and actively creates Tableau content on YouTube as well as his blog. 

On his YouTube channel, Mesum creates and shares Tableau content with the goal of empowering more people to explore the power of data analytics. His content is especially niche as it is in Hindi and Urdu in order to enable more users in-region. Some of his latest creations have been recapping Tableau Conference 2024, feature tutorials, and data career counseling. 

Connect with Mesum on Linkedin, X, Tableau Public, his YouTube channel, and his blog

DataFam content 

Dive into content created by the Tableau Community: 

Ken Flerlage, The Flerlage Twins: Force That Text to Wrap in Tableau

Team Tableau

Upcoming events and community participation


Chris Westlake: The Run In | Premiership Rugby Game 18

See the latest Viz of the Day, trending vizzes, featured authors, and more on Tableau Public.

Check out some inspirational vizzes created by the community:

Community Projects

Back 2 Viz Basics 

A bi-weekly project helping those who are newer in the community and just starting out with Tableau. Not limited just to newbies!
Web: Back 2 Viz Basics
Twitter: #B2VB
Week 10: Build a Heat Map


Workout Wednesday

Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. 
Web: Workout Wednesday
Twitter: #WOW2022
Week 21: Can you rebuild this tube map?


Preppin' Data

A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. 
Web: Preppin’ Data
Twitter: #PreppinData
Week 21: Loyalty Points Percentages


DataFam Con 

A monthly challenge covering pop culture and fandoms. 
Web: DataFam Con
Twitter: #DataFamCon
March 2024 Challenge: Sports Movies Edition


Makeover Monday

Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.
Web: Makeover Monday
Twitter: #MakeoverMonday
Week 21: French people are losing confidence in the Paris Olympics



A monthly project connecting real education data with real people.
Web: Eduvizzers
May 2024: FAFSA® Completion by High School and Public School District


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
May 2 - June 6, 2024: Global Deaf Research Institute


Games Night Viz 

A monthly project focusing on using data from your favorite games.
Web: Games Nights Viz
Twitter: #GamesNightViz
Season 2: With great power comes great vizzes


Iron Quest

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


Storytelling with Data

Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. 
Web: Storytelling with Data
Twitter: #SWDChallenge
April 2024: Napoleon's April


Project Health Viz

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


Diversity in Data

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


Sports Viz Sunday

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


Real World Fake Data

Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.
Web: Real World Fake Data
Twitter: #RWFD
2024 - Admin Insights


Data Plus Music 

A monthly project visualizing the data behind the music we love!
Web: Data Plus Music
Twitter: #DataPlusMusic