Debriefing My Trip to Dataiku HQ
Recently, David Siegel, Rachel Kurtz and I spent the day with the team over at Dataiku HQ in New York to learn about the platform and celebrate the release of the new DSS 5.0. It was a very productive and enlightening day—I learned a ton...
Tableau Conference 2018
In the land of jazz, we go back to basics with Tableau Server. We look at its foundation and how it has evolved until 2018, with Linux availability. Like Louis Armstrong leading the way with his trumpet, Tableau Server is the pillar of the Tableau platform and a key part of the BI strategy for many companies. In this session, you will go away with advice on how to keep the bass drum of your analytics thumping along nicely. Learn how to plan your new server, its capacity and when to scale up. This is a session for jazz lovers, backgrounder investigators and Vizql tuners.
Get Schooled at TC18
Although I’ve attended Tableau Conference as an InterWorks client before, this is going to be my first TC as an IW employee, and I couldn’t be more excited to see my former students and hear what they’ve been up to with Tableau. It’s like a...
Denver Startup Week 2018: The Best Conference You Didn't Know About
Another great Denver Startup Week has come to a close with over 16,000 registrants engaging in all aspects of the weeklong event. The event brings together people from all realms into one energized and inspired week—small businesses and major corporations, job seekers and hiring managers,...
How to Calculate XIRR in Tableau with Python
Me: “I’ll take Python for $200, Trebek.” Trebek: “The time it takes for you to create a hand-coded XIRR calculation in Python for use in Tableau’s TabPy?” Me: “What is ‘a long time’?” Trebek: “Correct!” That’s right—you can now calculate XIRR in Tableau! But it’s...
Alteryx Webinar: How DMPS Became a Data Powerhouse
Gaining the evidence necessary to make time-sensitive decisions and forecast trends was nearly impossible for Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) school administrators, curriculum supervisors and program leaders. Disparate data systems, over 33,000 students and a limited budget made it difficult to find a data warehouse solution....