I have a bumper Best Of... this month. Here's your listof almost two month's worth of amazing Tableau blog content. As always you can follow me on twitter (@acotgreave) if you want to hear about these posts the moment they are published.
"Thoughts for food," as he called it, could not be a better introduction for his keynote.
JP Rangaswami, renowned author and technologist, gave the audience an inspiring talk on the power of information, and how we should use it to extend our knowledge and the understanding we have about our environment. Born and raised in Calcutta, India, JP has had many lives. Trained in Economics and Statistics, he specialized in developmental economics and became an information technology expert.
"I don't give a damn about data. I care about the world." - Hans Rosling, June 2013
In a widely anticipated keynote, Hans Rosling shared some of the thinking that led to gapminder and his famous TED talk. He alternated between profound statements and funny observations and the audience loved it.
TCCEU13 took place in London, but also online. The web and social media space was active throughout.
Here is what happened on Tuesday.
Carl Allchin, customer Insights & innovation Analyst and Peter Gilks, Senior Insight Manager at Barclays bank explained how Tableau improved their traditional business intelligence and technology capabilities.
Adam Yeoman, Senior Analyst at Tesco, gave a talk about Supply Chain Analytics at Tesco. The team there is heavy on maths and analytics, and they use that muscle to improve profits and reduce waste at the supermarket giant.
As a Seattle-based company, we have been recognized for several years in a row as one of Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces. This year, we have another workplace "best" recognition to add to the list. After just a year in Austin, Tableau has been named one of Austin’s 2013 Best Places to Work in Central Texas.
How do people at contemporary, data-driven organizations achieve more than more tradititonal counterparts? Read on for more from this morning's keynote.
"I'm a cold, vulcan version of a football fan." So says Lee Mooney as he explains how, with nothing but a passion, some public data and Tableau Public, he's gone about turning the world of professional football upside-down.
The European Customer Conference kicks off today! Wherever you are, you can join the online conversation.