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What's the path to being a Tableau Zen Master?

This week we opened nominations for this year’s Tableau Zen Masters.
We get asked a lot what it takes to get selected. In response, we point people to the Tableau Zen Master page and use mysterious quotes such as “One can only achieve Zen Master status by not ...

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We are hiring!

BREAKING: The Tableau Public team is hiring five data analysts in London, Singapore, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Seattle!
Needed to support overall growth
The use of Tableau Public is growing as journalists, bloggers, researchers and students around the world share interactive data on the web. Since launch in 2010, Tableau ...

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Quantified Self Viz Contest Winner

First off, a huge thank you to everyone who participated in this month's Quantified Self Viz Contest! There were many, many fantastic entries. However, there can be only one winner. The person who will join John Mathis, the winner of the Elite 8 Sports Viz contest, in the ...

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Kate's Quantified Bike Commute

Hi there! My name’s Kate, and I started as a User Experience Designer at Tableau back in March of this year. I’ve been commuting by bike and bus since I moved to Seattle in 2009.
Beginning to work at a company whose mission is to help people see and understand their ...

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Visualizing Video Games: My Version of ‘Quantified Self’

I’ve never taken myself as a huge Quantified Self practitioner – I might just not want to face how little I run, or how poor my eating habits can be – but I love keeping notes and records on some of my hobbies.
(Warning – deep nerdiness ahead!)
I’ve ...

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Self-Quantifiers meetup at Tableau

Last Thursday, we had the extreme pleasure of hosting the Seattle Quantified Self Meetup group here at Tableau headquarters in Seattle. The group was full of people who make interesting visuals and conclusions using data that they collect on themselves. There were a number ...

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Should you give your kids access to Spotify?

I have kept a track of the music I listen to for the last few years, ever since my wife convinced me to put my CD collection in the loft. It felt like a big move, “But darling, my CD collections defines who I am,” I protested. “They’re only pieces of plastic, Andy, “ she ...

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Tableau Public Blog.... Quantified!

For #TableauTipsMonth, I wrote a blog post about How to Turn a Viz into a Poll and in doing so, gathered data from YOU, the readers, on which types of posts you want to see on our blog. It is very clear that you want to see more how-to/tutorials, resources and contests. ...

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Quantified Self Viz Contest Entries

We got a ton of superb entries to our Quantified Self Viz Contest! The submission period is now closed, but you can get in on the action by voting via Twitter for your favorite. The viz with the most tweets will win our crowd favorite prize of $500! Get tweeting now; the ...

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Baby Data: Visualizing Our Infant’s Eating Patterns

This guest post is courtesy of Troy Heerwagen, who blogs on his own website.
Tableau can be used for businesses to present key performance indicators (KPIs) that indicate organizational health. But KPIs aren’t just for businesses – as part of Tableau’s ...

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