TYD2 Tour Journal: Raleigh

Posted - March 7, 2016
I’m always excited to speak in the Research Triangle. The many great universities and businesses in the area make for a great crowd. I also have lots of good friends in the area, including Greg Lewandowski, Chris Schultz, Ken Patton, Kevin Taylor and a new friend, Bryce Gartner. I also want to thank the good ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Pittsburgh

Posted - March 2, 2016
This was the fourth time I’ve come to Pittsburgh to speak at the Tableau user group there. The crowd was overflowing and engaged. There were lots of good questions. Arriving Monday night, I had dinner with an old friend, Paul Bosetti. Paul and I worked together in my pre-consulting day and he attended the first Tableau ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Milwaukee

Posted - February 26, 2016
This is the fourth time that I’ve gone to Milwaukee in the last few years to give a talk at the local TUG, speak at a Tableau Data Driven event or judge a Viz War contest. Each visit has been fun and engaging. Leaving home around 6 a.m. for the airport, I arrived in Milwaukee plenty ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: My Week in Oklahoma

Posted - February 18, 2016
I enjoyed visiting our Stillwater HQ and our Oklahoma City office. On Monday, I taught a class for computer science students at Oklahoma State University. The class is run by Professor Behfar Jahanshahi, who also has some other responsibilities. Tuesday, I did a talk at the Stillwater TUG. This group specifically request the “talk you did ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Anthem Insurance

Posted - February 11, 2016
Today, I did a virtual talk with Anthem’s internal Tableau User Group. There were around 120 people in attendance. The slide deck and supporting workbooks can be found at the links below. I also mentioned a paper on the last 50 years of data science by David Donaho. As your Tableau Server deployment grows, check out ...
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TYD2 Tour Journal: Madison

Posted - February 9, 2016
The last time I was in Madison to give a speech, the high temperature was around 10 below zero. This time, it was a relatively balmy 28 degrees. I took the opportunity to walk around the city near the State Capital Building, the University of Wisconsin campus and Lake Mendota. The hotel I was staying at ...
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