Category Archives

Archive of posts published in the category: Tableau

How to Embed Google Trends in a Tableau Dashboard

This blog post shows how to marry two free online data tools: Tableau Public and…

3 Fun Vizzes, 2 Useful Tableau Tips and 1 Dangerous One

I believe in the creative power of play in any discipline. Data visualization is no…

How to Make a Scatterplot with Marginal Histograms in Tableau

First, apologies for the blog post drought! It was that kind of summer. It’s good…

Free Sampler of Communicating Data with Tableau

In June of this year I published my first book with O’Reilly Media called “Communicating…

How to Make Small Multiple Maps in Tableau

I’m a big fan of small multiples in data viz, and I’m somewhat of a…

Story Types: A Thought-Starter

{Note: a version this blog post was also published on the Tableau Public blog as…

Dimension Line Charts: a (slight) variation on arrow charts

Arrow charts are an effective way of showing how values changed from one point in…

An NBA Fantasy Dashboard

2013 was an amazing year for me, in many ways. One thing that happened to…

Slopegraphs in Tableau

Andy Kirk of Visualising Data recently blogged and tweeted about his addiction to slopegraphs. In…

The Briefing Room: FEMA Disasters in the U.S.

I had the privilege of presenting on The Briefing Room today (view the full recording…