DataFam Roundup: August 14–18, 2023
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.
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.
Abhishek Nag, Data Visualization Engineer Haryana, India
Abhishek Nag is a Data Visualization Engineer I at Expedia Group. He started his Tableau journey last year motivated by a career shift to Data Analysis and Visualization. Through a Udemy course and resources on YouTube and Linkedin, Abhishek has continued to hone in his Tableau skills. He now shares his knowledge through his own YouTube channel.
On his YouTube channel, @Datavizard, Abhishek tries to cover a wide breadth of topics ranging from dashboard walkthroughs to tips and tricks to Tableau basics. He especially enjoys making videos that cover concepts that he found difficult to understand when he was learning Tableau. His goal is to inspire more people to get into the Data Visualization field.
Abhishek is also active on Tableau Public where he participates in community projects such as #MakeoverMonday and publishes vizzes on other topics of interest to him such as Steph Curry’s Popcorn Ratings, UK Religious Demographics, and the Fifa World Cup. He finds a lot of inspiration from other vizzes and tries to understand calculations and implement them in his own vizzes when possible.
Dive into content created by the Tableau Community:
Kevin Flerlage, The Flerlage Twins: Hover to Scroll to the Selection in the Bar Chart
Andy Kriebel, VizWiz: An 8-Chart Guide to Dashed Lines in Tableau
Tim Ngwena, Tableau Tim: Length function to calculate lengths of spatial lines | New in Tableau 2023.2
Women in Data Viz: August 2023 Newsletter
Heidi Lanford, The Data Leadership Collaborative: Transformational or Operational CDAO: Which One Are You?
Serios Group: The Benefits of Attending a Tableau User Group
Abhishek Nag, Datavizard: Workbook Walkthrough || Steph Curry's Popcorn Rating || #tableau
Staying connected with the DataFam just got a whole lot easier! Log in to your Tableau Public account and explore the Recent Activity channel to find the latest updates from your network. With the Recent Activity channel you can:
- View recently published vizzes from the authors you follow
- Find recently favorited vizzes from authors in your network
- Discover new authors who inspire you
The more authors you follow, the more content you’ll see!
- Cycling Vizzes on Tableau Public
Upcoming events and community participation
Let’s Talk: AI Webinar Series Launch with Leah McGowen-Hare - 8/16 at 11am PDT Join us for the inaugural episode of Let’s Talk: AI webinar series hosted by Leah McGowen-Hare, SVP of Trailblazer Community. She will be joined by Paula Goldman, EVP, Chief Ethical & Humane Use Officer at Salesforce for a conversation on AI ethics and responsible use. Through fireside chats with thought leaders, this exciting new series aims to inspire curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking about AI’s potential. Come along as we embark on this transformative tech journey together!
Viz Collab is back: Hello everyone! I’m excited to be opening #VizCollab back up for another round of matches! In the last year I matched around 40 people for some amazing vizzes, including Viz of the Days and a viz that was featured in a local publication. So if you want to find a collaboration partner sign up.
VizIt Sydney is happening October 31 - November 1! A Tableau Community Conference, by the Datafam for the Datafam. Sign up to be the first to know when registration opens and submit to be a speaker now
Michelle Frayman, Zak Geis and Nicole Klassen: Viz Feedback Office Hours
Data Book Club: This summer, the Data Book Club is reading Living in Data: A Citizen's Guide to a Better Information Future by Jer Thorp.
Community Calendar and Upcoming Events: stay up-to-date on the latest Women in Dataviz events and other data visualization-related events. If you'd like to submit an event to the calendar, please fill out this form.
Katerina Protivenskiy: 3 types of Gauge charts
Check out some inspirational vizzes created by the community:
Katerina Protivenskiy: 3 types of Gauge charts
Louis Yu: Pac-ful of Characters
Stephen Mutea: Energy Consumption Per Person
Back 2 Viz Basics
Games Night Viz
Storytelling with Data
Project Health Viz
Uncover new stories by visualizing healthcare data sets provided each month.
Web: Project Health Viz
June 2023: Funding for Research for Various Conditions and Diseases
An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month.
Web: Diversity in Data
May 2023: Mental Health Awareness Month and LGBTQ+ Representation in film
Sports Viz Sunday
Volunteer to design data visualizations that help nonprofits harness the power of data for social change.
Web: Viz for Social Good
June 9 - July 18, 2023: Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund