TYD2 Tour Journal: Chicago (DePaul)

Posted - April 29, 2016
This week I did a talk at DePaul University in downtown Chicago. It was an exciting visit as the NFL Draft stage was being prepared in Grant Park off of South Michigan Avenue. Our Chicago team leader, Charlie Sanders joined me for this visit. My good friend Rina Bongsu-Petersen arranged the meeting which also included another ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Atlanta

Posted - April 22, 2016
I got to do a hometown talk this week at the first Tableau user group in the world. I co-founded ATUG seven years ago with Andy Kriebel, John Hoover, Andy Piper, Martin Click and Chris Cushman. Many of us have scattered since then. Andy K is now a consultant in London. Martin moved from UPS ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Miami

Posted - April 20, 2016
This week, I went to Miami to deliver a talk to a relatively new Tableau user group. I arrived early and had some interesting conversations with attendees. After the talk, I stayed for nearly an hour answering questions. There were a couple of people there with Tableau Your Data! 2nd Edition. I love to see the ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: West Michigan

Posted - April 14, 2016
This week I traveled to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to talk to a fairly new TUG. The event sold out, and the room was full of excited Tableau addicts. Thanks to Farmers Insurance for hosting the event and to Nolan Ackerman of Kellogg for organizing a great day. One person there actually saw me speak at ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: North Suburban Chicago

Posted - April 8, 2016
This week, I was in Chicago to give speeches at the North Suburban Chicago TUG, Cars.com and Groupon. In addition, I had dinner with several InterWorks team members and Lawrence Corr, author of Agile Data Warehouse Design. Every event was well-attended. TUG leader Kevin Chaplin reported that it was the largest attendance ever for the ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Portland & Phoenix

Posted - April 4, 2016
This week was fun. I did a private talk for a large client in Portland, Oregon, then went to Phoenix, Arizona, to give a talk at the Phoenix Tableau User Group. The last time I spoke in Phoenix, AAA hosted a great but small event that around 15 people attended. This week, Wells Fargo hosted ...
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