My Top 5 Free Stock Images

I have always had a tough time with backgrounds images for Data Visualizations. On one hand, they can enhance the appeal and engagement of a dashboard if used well,...

Tableau Acquisitions / 2003 to 2018

In 13 years, Tableau has grown, gone public, and at the point of writing this article, has a market Capitalization of $7.86 billion. But despite this, Tableau has not...

Information is Beautiful by David McCandless

A colleague got me a copy of Information is Beautiful by David McCandless as a present a few years ago, and still sits on my coffee table and is...

Inspired Dashboard Designs

I am always looking for Dashboards designs for inspiration, and in this article, I have given several links to amazing looking dashboards. It may be possible to create some...

Introducing TabJolt

When deploying Tableau an Enterprise we the end-users do not just get a slick data-discovery, self-service and data visualisation tool, but something quicker than they have ever seen before....

Understanding Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions

Prior to Level of Detail (LOD) Expressions, we had to make a extensive use of Table Calculations, but LOD has added a new element to the game and well...

10 Best Practices for Building Effective Dashboards

This Tableau Whitepaper requires registration to read but essential reading for all developers. 10 Best Practices for Building Effective Dashboard is there as a timeless reference.

Arc Chart Tutorial

After years of using Tableau, I was finally given a use case that would allow me to create an Arc Chart; I always strive to build the best visualization for the client’s requirements. The client wanted...

Dot Matrix Tutorial

A friend messaged me to ask he could create a grid layout for different visualisations, for example, a 3×3 grid. I immediately thought about a Dot Matrix visualization and how I...

Pointed Radial Bar Chart Tutorial

In September 2016, I wrote a tutorial titled Tableau Rings which was a step-by-step guide to create a Radial Bar Chart. To my surprise, this tutorial went on to...