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Designing winning dashboards

Sure, you’ve been using Tableau for a while and you’re comfortable with how things fit together – but there’s still one vital piece missing – mastering the winning dashboard. What is a winning dashboard? Quite simply, it’s a dashboard that becomes part of daily life – something that becomes imperative for the success of your […]

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It’s like Iron Chef, but the special ingredient is data.

It’s called Iron Viz and it’s feeding time!  Each year, Tableau Software hosts a series of ‘feeder competitions’ to select three worthy competitors from around the globe to compete in the ultimate data viz contest, Iron Viz, in front of thousands of data viz fans at the annual Tableau conference. I’m determined to be on […]

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#MakeoverMonday – calling Tableau fans to test their skills!

Have you seen the #MakeoverMonday challenge taking the Tableau Software world by storm? In what is fast becoming a worldwide race for dataviz glory, each week Tableau’s Andy Cotgreave and Tableau Zen Master Andy Kriebel source a different chart from the interwebs and set a challenge for the Tableau community (with the associated data) via Viz Wiz Andy […]

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Be careful with your colours!

You may have heard of semantic networks – but have you heard of semantic colours? “Semantic colours” is the concept of using colours that are associated with content / words.  For example – if I were to ask you “what is the colour of spring, the colour of autumn and the colour of love?”, you […]

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