TYD2 Tour Journal: Madison

Posted - Feb 9th, 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… Read more »

TYD2 Tour Journal: Montgomery

Posted - Jan 29th, 2016

Yesterday, I drove a couple of hours down to Montgomery to deliver my 3rd talk on the tour. It was a small but engaged group of Tableau users (15-20 people). Montgomery has been the site of significant historical events so I left a little early and spent an hour walking around Dexter Avenue. This is the… Read more »

TYD2 Tour Journal: Houston

Posted - Jan 27th, 2016

My second talk on the Tableau Your Data! 2nd Edition tour was in Houston at BMC Software’s impressive facility. Corresponding with this date was the official availability of the book on Amazon’s website! I want to thank Robert Hanley, Director of Finance at BMC Software, for sponsoring the Tableau user group in Houston and providing… Read more »

TYD2 Tour Journal: Minneapolis

Posted - Jan 22nd, 2016

Dan shares his thoughts from the Minneapolis stop on the Tableau Your Data! 2nd Edition book tour. The Tableau Your Data! 2nd Edition book tour got started yesterday at Cargill HQ in Hopkins, Minnesota. Cargill is the largest privately-owned company in the world with revenues exceeding $120 billion, and they have over 150,000 employees scattered… Read more »