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Knowing Tableau Will Boost Your Salary

Data Visualization Ranks on LinkedIn’s Top Skills 3 of the Top 6 Best Jobs List Tableau as a Must Have Avg. Tableau Salaries are Above $100k Demand for Tableau Explodes Demand for Tableau Continues Strong Upward Growth Investing in Yourself Pays Dividends “ Knowledge, by its very definition, makes itself obsolete every few years.  Every …

7 Lessons for Increasing Engagement from LinkedIns’ Top May Articles

It’s happened to all of us. Spend months, weeks, or hours on a project that you believe in and that you think is going to make a difference. Tweak it to perfection. Make it shine. Make it the best you can. Then, send it out into the world. And . . . Crickets. We’ve all …

Three Vital Truths about Successful Analytics Projects from Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage. His humor is as dry as the barren sands of the Sahara, his delivery is more piercingly intense than an angry honey badger that hasn’t eaten in a week, and he may just be the only actor that can express 157 different emotions with one single stoic facial expression. And, he has a …

Five Reasons Your Client Analytics Dashboard Project Will Fail, and How to Avoid Them

Analytical Hubris Everything Goes Wrong I had a good friend call me up with a problem he was having at work. He had been hired on to create a new, analytical product for his company—one that would embed analytics into informational dashboards for clients. This would be a totally new line of business, and the …

Using a Polynomial Time Series for Future Values Prediction in Tableau

Predictive Analytics in Tableau: Linear Regression Examples

A recent stats-themed XKCD comic made the rounds:  and Tableau Zen Master Mike Cisneros nailed it when he said: If you don’t feel this way when you use the Analytics panel in Tableau, then I don’t believe you. https://t.co/NxlKtMY90V — Mike Cisneros (@mikevizneros) September 19, 2018   What’s most hilarious about the comic is that …