Hands-on: Introduction to Tableau

  • Event: 2017 Vancouver Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Ben Jones of Tableau Software
  • Date/Time: Saturday, May. 20 at 1:45pm
  • Location: News Media Lab Room 102
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

One of Tableau's experienced trainers will walk you through how to make custom, embeddable data visualizations, no programming knowledge required.


Speaker Bios

  • Ben Jones is the Director of Tableau Public for Tableau Software in Seattle and the author of Communicating Data with Tableau (O'Reilly, 2014). He leads a team of data analysts that work with journalists and bloggers to share interactive data on the web. He's also an avid user of Tableau Public himself, publishing vizzes and tutorials at DataRemixed. Ben has a background in mechanical engineering (BSME, UCLA 2000) and business (MBA, CLU 2011), and is co-chair of the Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference. Ben teaches data visualization at the University of Washington.

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