DataFam Roundup: June 6 - 10, 2022

A weekly blog post that brings together what’s trending in the 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.

DataFam content 

Seven principles of UX design

Nicole Lillian Mark: Seven principles of UX design to improve your business data visualizations, Part 1

Dive into content created by the Tableau Community: 


Pride Month

Data+Diversity Pride slide with image of guest speakers

Data + Diversity: Celebrating the impact of the LGBTQ+ community


Upcoming events and community participation

  • Chart Chat Live, June 16 (11am EDT): Watch as Jeffrey Shaffer, Steve Wexler, Andy Cotgreave, and Amanda Makulec debate the good, the bad, and the "scaredy-cats" of data visualization. Special guests Seth Godin and Jasper Croome will discuss the collaborations, iterations, and frustrations that went into building the charts and graphs for soon-to-be-released Carbon Almanac.
  • Data Leadership Collaborative Braindates, June 23 - 24: Exchange ideas with data leaders from around the world.
  • Tableau Community Booster Meetup, June 24, 2022: This space is to celebrate and discover some amazing Tableau Community lead projects. We will start with quick outlines of each project, then you will have a chance to meet the organizers and data artists that lead these exceptional groups during this virtual networking event via Remo.
  • Tableau DataFest 2022: It’s time to sharpen your Tableau skills, propel your career forward, and have some fun at a Tableau DataFest in a city near you. Drawing together key sessions from Tableau Conference ‘22 in Vegas with new bespoke demos and deep dives from local customers and partners, Tableau DataFest is your destination for data.
  • Stay up to date with the latest and greatest from the Tableau Community. We'll help you along in your Tableau journey, bring your data skills to the next level, and nurture powerful connections.  
  • Sign up to be a panelist for the 3charts@3 Live: A Mystery Chart Show featuring topics like personal finance, energy, healthcare and more!
  • Data Book Club, Summer 2022 Selection: Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men




Priyanka Dobhal: #B2VB2022 W12: Acceptance of homosexuality across the globe

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 12: Diverging Values


Workout Wednesday

Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. 
Web: Workout Wednesday
Twitter: #WOW2022
Week 23: Tableau : Prep That and Build This!


Preppin' Data

A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. 
Web: Preppin’ Data
Twitter: #PreppinData
Week 23: Salesforce Opportunities


DataFam Con 

A monthly challenge covering pop culture and fandoms. 
Web: DataFam Con
Twitter: #DataFamCon
June 2022: Dungeons and Dragons



A monthly project connecting real education data with real people.
Web: Eduvizzers
June 2022: Chicago Public Schools – Progress Report Cards (2011-2012)


Data Plus Music 

A monthly project visualizing the data behind the music we love!
Web: Data Plus Music
Twitter: #DataPlusMusic
February 2022: MIDI Music Analysis


Games Night Viz 

A monthly project focusing on using data from your favorite games.
Web: Games Nights Viz
Twitter: #GamesNightViz
June 2022: Dungeons and Dragons


Iron Quest

Practice data sourcing, preparation, and visualization skills in a themed monthly challenge. 
Web: Iron Quest
Twitter: #IronQuest
March 2022: Music Firsts


Storytelling with Data

Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. 
Web: Storytelling with Data
Twitter: #SWDChallenge
May 2022: Find the exception


Project Health Viz

Uncover new stories by visualizing healthcare data sets provided each month. 
Web: Project Health Viz
Twitter: #ProjectHealthViz
June 2022: Monthly Cannabis Exposures


Diversity in Data

An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month. 
Web: Diversity in Data
Twitter: #DiversityinData
May and June 2022: Diversity in Art


Sports Viz Sunday

Create and share data visualizations using rich, sports-themed data sets in a monthly challenge. 
Web: Sports Viz Sunday
Twitter: #SportsVizSunday
June 2022: DataPlusMusic mashup!


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
June 10 - July 15, 2022: Bridges to Prosperity


Real World Fake Data

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


Viz 2 Educate

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


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


SDG Viz Project

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