DataFam Roundup: January 30 - February 3, 2023

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.

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Alisha Dhillon: Formatting KPIs in Tableau

Dive into content created by the Tableau Community: 

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Upcoming events and community participation

  • Dataviz Conferences to not miss in 2023 Are you ready to join the global dataviz community? Fortunately, there are a number of amazing conferences held throughout this year that can help you network with your peers, uncover new learnings, give you memories, and lot of fun. Let’s check them.

  • Data Superstar: Get ready for a data visualization extravaganza! Our competition is all about showcasing the best and brightest in data visualization. The theme of this competition is insightfulness, navigability, and user-friendliness. We are looking for visualizations that effectively communicate key insights and patterns in the data, allow for easy exploration, and provide a positive user experience.

  • 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.

  • Women in Dataviz

  • Global #DataTribe - Ask me Anything CRM Analytics



Ben Norland: First Generation Pokémon

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 2: Build a Multiple Line Chart


Workout Wednesday

Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. 
Web: Workout Wednesday
Twitter: #WOW2022
Week 5: Can you build a funnel chart?


Makeover Monday

A weekly social data project. 
Web: Makeover Monday
Twitter: #MakeoverMonday
Week 6: Small Business Applications and Loan Amounts by Race/Ethnicity


Preppin' Data

A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. 
Web: Preppin’ Data
Twitter: #PreppinData
Week 5: DSB Ranking


DataFam Con 

A monthly challenge covering pop culture and fandoms. 
Web: DataFam Con
Twitter: #DataFamCon
January 2023: Queen of mystery and crime — Agatha Christie



A monthly project connecting real education data with real people.
Web: Eduvizzers
January 2023: World Bank Youth Literacy Rates


Games Night Viz 

A monthly project focusing on using data from your favorite games.
Web: Games Nights Viz
Twitter: #GamesNightViz
January 2023: Is it a Sport or a Game?


Iron Quest

Practice data sourcing, preparation, and visualization skills in a themed monthly challenge. 
Web: Iron Quest
Twitter: #IronQuest
November 2022: Weird or Wonderful


Public Policy Viz 

Bridging the gap between analytics professionals and policy practitioners.
Web: Public Policy Viz
Twitter: #PublicPolicyViz
Project 1: Redlining in Pittsburgh, PA


Data Plus Music 

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


Storytelling with Data

Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. 
Web: Storytelling with Data
Twitter: #SWDChallenge
February 2023: partner up


Project Health Viz

Uncover new stories by visualizing healthcare data sets provided each month. 
Web: Project Health Viz
Twitter: #ProjectHealthViz
January 2023: Medicaid Drug Spending 2020


Diversity in Data

An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month. 
Web: Diversity in Data
Twitter: #DiversityinData
February 2023: BHM & the New Year


Sports Viz Sunday

Create and share data visualizations using rich, sports-themed data sets in a monthly challenge. 
Web: Sports Viz Sunday
Twitter: #SportsVizSunday
January 2023: Is it a Sport or a Game?


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
Sept 2-Sept 30 2022: India Water Portal/Arghyam


Real World Fake Data

Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.
Web: Real World Fake Data
Twitter: #RWFD
Session 3: Community Service Requests


SDG Viz Project

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