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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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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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How to initiate IM / Skype / Chat / LastFM session from a Tableau dashboard

Hello everyone. Before I start this I have to admit I nicked the idea completely from Dave Hart of Interworks, who came up with it when he was working with us. But he doesn’t blog or tweet so that leaves me … Continue reading

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Talkin’ bout a Revolution…

Hello, I trust you’re all ok, There’s something stressing me about Tableau. It might not be the most obvious but I’ll have a go at describing it anyway. See I demo Tableau Server all the time. Like daily. To some … Continue reading

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2 minutes with… Matt Francis of Wellcome Trust

Hello! So we’ve been busy at Tableau On Tour – London. Great to see so many friendly faces and thanks to everyone who came to my talk and the London Tableau User Group. In between sessions I managed to pin … Continue reading

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5 Top Tableau Time Saving Tips

Hello everyone. Time for a new series on VizNinja. I’m calling it Triple T – Tableau Top Tips. This is where I list my favourite useful Tableau features. They may be well-known already, or maybe even not so – let … Continue reading

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