Category Archives for "Prototyping"

Do not set and forget. Improve your Tableau work over time.

I was combining multiple exposures of my Grand Canyon photos to create one better image. Consider alternatives to your dashboard. With the power of Tableau, it’s almost too easy to bring up a data set, build a dashboard, then publish your work. There is a cost though to this freedom and we trap ourselves without […]

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Telling a story? First be clear on your message.

I attended my nephew’s baby naming a few weeks ago.  How do you name your visuals? With all the advancements in creating visuals, there has been almost zero progress in how people title those visuals. Is “Trends for 6 months” really adding value? That should be obvious from the visual! This problem ties back to […]

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Want to be a viz leader? Have some guts.

My daughter won elite gold in her dance competition.  Design your winning viz! In my last post, Replicating your old vizs in Tableau? STOP NOW (please)!, you learned specific steps to break away from old visualization thinking.  Now it’s time to turn those ideas into vizs. Rather than work with Tableau or other software right away, […]

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