Tableau Conference-ish 2020

Kudos to Tableau for pulling off a fully virtual TC 20 conference. Wow!  Amazing orchestration of content, entertainment, speakers and technical delivery.  Here is hoping we we can be back together in-person in 2021!

As we come out of the amazing TC 20 conference, we wanted to reflect on a couple of the sessions we attended and a general point of view of what we saw and heard this year.  

Snowflake: From The Public Cloud To The Public Market

Snowflake’s IPO Signals Continued Momentum for Data Migration to the Cloud

Why Great Companies Invest in Data & Analytics During Market Downturns

COVID-19 has profoundly impacted our nation’s economy. While there are health metrics and indicators that provide reason for optimism that our country is nearing the peak of this pandemic, most market forecasts view a recession as increasingly likely due to the gradual, phased approach to reopening the economy.

Tableau 2020.2 – A GameChanger For visual analytics

Gamechanger is a term that is sometimes thrown around casually, but in the case of Tableau 2020.2 it is not simply a buzzword. Tableau has released one of the most paradigm-shifting features in years along with a plethora of new functionality that make life and visual analytics a lot easier. Here’s some of what the new release has in store:

David Hendrawirawan Joins Teknion To Lead Data Governance Initiatives

Teknion Data Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of David Hendrawirawan, Principal Consultant, to lead the expansion of our Data Governance consulting strategy.

Teknion Launches Comprehensive Client Solution Webinar Series

Fueled by our client's and community's request for more relevant and timely content, we are launching Teknion's Client Solution Webinar Series to represent the ever expanding diverse needs of our clients and the products, services and solutions Teknion offers to solve those unique data challenges.

Spatial Joins in Tableau with Excel, Text, Anything

Editor's Note:  This article was originally published in August 2019 by Josh Milligan, Principal Consultant @ Teknion Data Solutions on his blog Viz Painter.

Michael Tantrum Joins Teknion's Sales Leadership Team

Teknion Data Solutions is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Tantrum, National Sales Director to assist Teknion in its continued growth strategy.

Building Data Literate Teams with Tableau–Building the Dream Team-Part 2

Editor's Note:  This article was originally published in December 2019 by Bridget on Tableau Fit.

In Part 1 of this series "Building Data Literate Teams with Tableau – Busting the Buzzword" we learned that  "data literacy goes beyond the chart", what comes next? We need people for our team to take our organization to the next level. And with that…

Building Data Literate Teams with Tableau–Busting the Buzzword-Part 1


Editor's Note:  This article was originally published in December 2019 by Bridget on Tableau Fit.

I’ll let you in on a little secret. Data literacy goes far beyond chart-making. Don’t get me wrong, charts are swell. I love them in fact and make a whole living out of designing some awesome looking charts (okay, there’s a bit more to it than that, but #AskAnAnalyst and that’s the answer you get).

To Blend Or Not To Blend In Tableau


Learn why and how to avoid Data Blending in Tableau.