The Float Plot

One of the more interesting aspects of data visualization is how new visualization methods are created.  There are several substantial charts, graphs, and plots out there that visualization artists typically …

#data16 Data Dump

Last night was our monthly Phoenix Tableau User Group (PHXTUG) meeting and as part of the post-excitement of Tableau’s 2016 conference we took some time to go through their strategy …

#data16 Day 3

Admittedly I’m jumping from day 1 to day 3.  I hit a micro wall on Tuesday.  But now that I’ve pushed through to Wednesday – it is time to focus …

#data16 Day 1

What better way to commemorate my first day at #data16 than sharing the highs, lows – what has met expectations and what I didn’t expect. The community – Probably the …

Prepping for #data16

The last 6 months have been a huge whirlwind for me in terms of Tableau and the Tableau community.  I started out the year attending a Saturday workshop on Tableau and …

Funnel Plots

As I continue to read through Stephen Few’s “Signal: Understanding What Matters in a World of Noise” there have been some new charts or techniques I’ve come across. In an …

Thoughts on sorting in Tableau

Now with video 🙂 Last week I ran into an interesting situation with Tableau.  I wanted to sort dimensions within larger dimensions by a measure.  After that sort, I wanted …