Data Champions Program

Grow your organization’s data and analytics community with the help of your most passionate advocates.

Across your organization, there are people who believe in the transformational impact of data.

These users want to put data at the center of every conversation and business decision, and are motivated to develop their skills and support others by sharing their knowledge.

A Data Champions program elevates them, helping to realize their greatest potential while also enlisting them as leaders, teachers, and advocates of data culture in your organization’s data and analytics community. You’ll invest in identifying and developing these champions, and as a result, you’ll have an extended network of Tableau enthusiasts with the skills necessary to support users and accelerate adoption.

What can Data Champions do for my organization?

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Advise and inform your community and proficiency efforts with experiences from the front-lines.

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Support users by answering their questions and sharing expertise.

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Model data-driven decision making to their colleagues.

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Make connections between users and create opportunities for cross-functional collaboration.

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Evangelize and participate in your community engagement activities.

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Capture use cases and identify examples of excellence.

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"Data champions help lift our data culture at Red Hat."

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Start a Data Champions program

No two Data Champions programs will look the same, just as no two communities will look the same. Just as with other efforts in Tableau Blueprint, you’ll have to assess this program in the context of the scope, size, maturity of your organization and its analytics community.

But you don’t need to start from scratch. Informed by best practices from real customers, we’ve created a guide to help you design a Data Champions program that’s fit for your organization’s unique needs.

What's included in the guide:
  • Examples of Data Champions Programs, inspired by real customers.
  • Foundations needed before starting a Data Champions program.
  • Steps for designing your Data Champions program, from defining the role of a Champion to developing them with education and engagement activities and rewarding their participation.
  • Best Practices for running your Data Champions program.

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