DataFam Roundup: August 28–September 1, 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.
Ann Pregler is a Tableau Developer professionally and enjoys creating fun, interactive visualizations that help make data easier to understand in her free time. Ann, a former teacher, combined her love of statistics and data, and her desire to do more with visual and programming components to change course into the world of data analytics in 2022. Through a Master’s in Data Analytics program, she attended a brief one-day session on Tableau–and it was enough to peak her interest. Ann now shares her knowledge through her blog and by participating in community projects such as Makeover Monday, Eduvizzers, and Iron Quest.
On her blog, Ann covers concepts not generally included in introductory Tableau courses, but sticks with techniques that can be used in everyday dashboards and visualizations. Because she relied on the many community resources available to level up her own skills, Ann hopes to use her blog as a way to pay it forward.
Dive into content created by the Tableau Community:
Margaret Awojide: A Comprehensive Guide to Combining Data in Tableau
Ethan Lang, Playfair Data: Statistical Tableau: Using MAD to Detect Outliers in Non-Normalized Data | Playfair+
Dawn Harrington, TechTipsGirl: Separate Reference Lines for Each Pane
Upcoming events and community participation
Demystifying the way to learn Data Visualization! Are you looking for a way to learn Data Visualization and feeling lost? We all have been there and I am going to help you understand the fundamentals and look for a way to learn data visualization.
Career Pathmakers: This is the launch event for the Career PathMakers user group. This group will be focused on helping its members navigate challenges in their careers, both with a mentorship program and a transition support program.
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.
Ant Pulley: September
Check out some inspirational vizzes created by the community:
Mattias Giger: Resolved Issues Tableau Desktop, Prep and Server
Anastasiia Kuznetsova: Countries Passport Index
Ant Pulley: September
Srividhya Ranganathan: It's Taylor Swift's World!
Shreya Arya: Fancy going out for a drink? | Makeover Monday
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