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Meet the Penguins!

  OK here we go. Iron Viz competition time. I don’t viz that much so pleased to dust off Tableau Desktop and have a go. This competition is all about the natural world. A very interesting theme for me being … Continue reading

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Tableau Server – all about the… Backgrounder

Hello everyone. You may know me as a Tableau Centre of Excellence manager. That can involve a lot of paperclip pushing skills, with the real work being done by my excellent team (thx @jakesviz & The Information Lab). But I do … Continue reading

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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Hi all, OK here we go. Iron Viz competition time. My first viz in a long time, so it’s good to get back using Desktop again. The first competition this year is the Food Viz contest! 1. The Idea So this … Continue reading

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2 minutes with… Carl Allchin of The Information Lab

Hello folks. Time for a new 2 minutes with… I’m delighted to welcome Carl Allchin to VN towers. Carl spent 6 months with my team helping us build our Tableau service. He’s got great Tableau Desktop skills and has a … Continue reading

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2 minutes with… Nelson Davis of Slalom Consulting

  Welcome back to what is now the second best BI interview series out there! Sob sob. Hey I can handle that Dan stole our idea, mainly because his Interworks interview series is so damn good! But that doesn’t stop … Continue reading

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The Evolution of the Speed Record

Hi all, Oh dear – it’s that time of year again. Time for the Iron Viz competition. The first challenge this year is the Wikipedia challenge. Create a viz, any viz, so long as the data comes from Wikipedia. 1. The … Continue reading

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2 minutes with… Mark Jackson of Piedmont Healthcare

  Ok we are back back back! And it has recently come to my attention that there is now a competing interview series. Well I guess imitation is the best form of flattery so I won’t send the elite Ninjas … Continue reading

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