Navigating Tableau’s Resources with Zach Bowders

Sep 28th, 2021 / Dashboards
Zach Bowders was a guest speaker during a Dashboard Design live session which is an opportunity for Depict Data Studio students to come together to learn from experts, get extra training and ask questions.  Zach is a Tableau Zen Master and Tableau Ambassador and shared his expertise with us on all things Tableau. 
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Dashboard Design and “The Big Picture” in Dataviz: A Conversation with Steve Wexler

May 25th, 2021 / Dashboards
I recently had the chance to talk with Steve Wexler, founder of Data Revelations, author of The Big Picture: How to Use Data Visualization to Make Better Decisions- Faster and co-author of The Big Book of Dashboards: Visualizing Your Data Using Real-World Business Scenarios. We talked about Steve’s career trajectory, his books, how he found Tableau, why he loves collaboration and much more.
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How Drawing Makes Us Better at Data Visualization

Feb 23rd, 2021 / Data Visualization
“Which software program is best for data visualization???” This is one of the most common questions about getting started with graphs, charts, and diagrams. There are plenty of great software programs, like Excel and Tableau—and even PowerPoint! There’s also a lesser-known secret to creating strong data visualizations: hand-drawn sketches.
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The Data Strategy Show with Samir Sharma

Jan 12th, 2021 / Dashboards
How can we design the best possible dashboards for business leaders? I addressed this question on the Data Strategy Show with Samir Sharma. We talked about challenges companies face when trying to visualize data, what we should be thinking about when creating or re-designing dashboards and how to learn more about data visualization as a whole.
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