Category: Government and Public Data

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Bar charts on a map?

You cannot put a bar chart on a map with Tableau, but now there is an alternative that can accomplish the same task for some applications. The view you see below was created by Vanya Tucherov and Raif Majeed, two of our resident dev-hero's, using Gantt bars instead of pie charts.
Putting bars on a map
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Who pays for the Tea Party?

More time and discussion has been devoted to the Tea Party during this election than perhaps any other issue. The fierce anti-tax movement has ignited the ire of Democrats and Republicans alike, but also inspired millions of Americans eager for an alternative to big government. But what does it mean to be a Tea Party candidate? By ...

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Did Your School Get a Passing Grade?

When bad students get their report cards, some stuff the evidence in the bottom of their backpacks and hope no one will be the wiser. Thanks to the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, local schools have no such option when the Texas Education Agency posts its annual school ...

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Patent and Trademark Filings Worldwide

Patent and trademark filings represent the pulse of innovation and entrepreneurship. We made this viz to help gauge and analyze that pulse, thanks to data from the Worldwide Intellectual Property Organization. Take a look- you may be surprised by what you find!

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Visualizing the Wikileaks Afghanistan Casualty Data

There is nothing more powerful than good data and strong storytellers. This week, after the Guardian Datablog released a complete list of casualties in Afghanistan, three separate Tableau Public authors created interactive visualizations of the data on their own. Here are ...

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The top 100 Tableau Public Visualizations

In the first six months of this year Tableau Public visualizations were viewed 4.5 million times. Of course, this statistic reflects upon the amazing authors that continually post content to Public. In honor of those authors and to celebrate the success of Tableau Public, ...

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