DataFam Roundup: Feb 19, 2021

Welcome back! Dig into the latest DataFam Roundup—a weekly blog post that brings together what’s trending in the community all in one post. As always, we invite you to send us your content—and the DataFam content from your peers that have inspired you! Find the content submission form here.

Celebrating Black History Month

DataFam content 

How to Design Better Business Dashboards, Pawan Sachdeva

How to Design Better Dashboards, Pawan Sachdeva  

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Upcoming events

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Check out all the virtual Tableau User Group events here.

Data + Diversity Event Exploring Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois

Feb 25, 2021 Data + Diversity Event: Join the virtual event celebrating the life and visualizations of Black American civil rights activist and writer, W.E.B. Du Bois. 

Feb 25, 2021 Chart Chat, Round 19: Watch as Jeffrey Shaffer, Steve Wexler, Amanda Makulec, and Andy Cotgreave, debate the good, the bad, and the “screaming cats” of data visualization.


Notable Black Achievements Visualization

Notable Black Achievements 1738-2021 Visualization by @Aida_Hor

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Community Projects

Tableau Community Projects

Stay in the loop on the Tableau Community Projects:

Makeover Monday: Join the community every Monday to work with a given data set and create better, more effective visualizations. #MakeoverMonday

Workout Wednesday: Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. #WOW2021

Sports Viz Sunday: Create and share data visualizations using rich, sports-themed data sets in a monthly challenge. #SportsVizSunday

Iron Quest: Practice data sourcing, preparation, and visualization skills in a themed monthly challenge. #IronQuest #IronQuest

Storytelling with Data: Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. #SWDChallenge

Project Health Viz: Uncover new stories by visualizing healthcare data sets provided each month. #ProjectHealthViz

SDG Viz Project: Visualize data about Sustainable Development Goals provided by the World Health Organization. #TheSDGVizProject

Preppin’ Data: A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. #PreppinData

Real World Fake Data: Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.#RWFD

Viz 2 Educate: Each month, create vizzes on global education syllabus topics as resources for teachers worldwide. #Viz2educate

Viz for Social Good: Volunteer to design data visualizations that help nonprofits harness the power of data for social change. #VizforSocialGood

Diversity in Data: An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month. #DiversityinData