New England State & Local Tableau User Group

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Please join us for the year’s first New England State & Local Tableau User Group. Whether new to Tableau or a longtime user, this is a great opportunity to connect with the NE Tableau community. You’ll have the chance to share best practices, learn new approaches to using Tableau, network with other local users, and gain insights into the latest Tableau capabilities.


10:00am - 10:10am EST
Tableau Introductions
Speakers: Tableau, Danny Cottler, Randy Davidson, and Mark Stumpf, Account Executives
10:10am - 10:30am EST
Customer Use-Case #1: Rhode Island Department of Education, Scott Gausland, Director of Data & Technology Services
RIDE is in year 1 of its 5-year strategic plan that lists transparency as one of its core values.  Tableau is at the heart of how they achieve that value by presenting complex data both to the public and internal stakeholders.  They have several robust initiatives that place Tableau dashboard as the foundation for the presentation of data, including their LEA and school report card website and their Data Center website.
10:30am - 10:50am EST
Customer Use-Case #2: City of Newark, Agbonlahor U. Edomwonyi, Data Scientist
Agbonlahor U. Edomwonyi, a Data Scientist from the city of Newark, will be presenting on how Newark used Tableau visualizations to understand their data and craft a compelling narrative around that data. They will focus on a few key dashboards they built out, specifically focusing on the interactivity of those dashboards as well as how they were able to leverage existing resources and learning tools from Tableau to allow for a quick and easy onboarding process for new users.
10:50am - 11:30am EST
What’s New in Tableau - Tableau, Douglas Chope, Solutions Engineer
Douglas Chope, a Solutions Engineer at Tableau, will go over some of the new features available on recent versions of Tableau. Some of the features we will cover are:
Custom Sample Workbooks in Desktop
Data Quality Warnings in Subscription Emails
Personal Spaces
Ask Date and Explain Date for Viewers
Tableau Prep Builder in the browser
Multiple Marks layer support for Maps
Einstein Discovery in Tableau
Quick LODs
And More
11:30am - 11:45am EST
Recap of Tableau Conference - Jason Blanco, CSM
Jason Blanco, a Customer Success Manager at Tableau, will recap some of the best sessions from Tableau Conference and how you can access some of those session recordings as well as additional resources announced at Tableau Conference.
11:45am - 12:00pm EST