Balancing Accuracy, Engagement, and Tone

By |2020-02-25T15:30:53+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Business Visualizations, General Discussions, Makeovers|

Overview I recently wrote about emotional vs. accurate comparisons and several people questioned whether the word “emotional” was appropriate.  (Several people questioned my assertions, too.  You can read their comments here.) For this discussion I’ll use the term “engagement” in place of “emotion” and we’ll look into the challenges of creating public-facing visualizations that attract [...]

Hey! Your Tableau Public Viz Sucks! (Revisited)

By |2013-09-30T20:36:38+00:00September 30th, 2013|General Discussions|

I recently attended the Tableau Customer Conference.  It was a great conference and if you are into Tableau you should definitely go to next year's event (see http://tcc14.tableauconference.com/seattle/). In any case, during the myriad networking opportunities I was very pleased by the number of people who told me how much they had gotten out of a [...]