DataFam Roundup: July 19 - 23, 2021

Dig into the latest DataFam Roundup—a weekly blog that brings together community content 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.

DataFam content 

My Reading Tracker Visualization

Ana Milana: Book Locations from Around the World

Dive into content created by the Tableau Community: 

Upcoming events and community participation

  • On July 27, as part of our Industries Week celebrating Team USA competing in the Tokyo Games, we’re highlighting the #SportsVizSunday monthly challenge. Watch as Zen Master and Social Ambassador Simon Beaumont creates a gold medal-winning visualization, from scratch, within 20 minutes. Or to put it another way, in less time than it takes to break the current 10,000 meters World Record! Enjoy expert viz commentary, an intro to Sports Viz Sunday, the Tableau Community, and Tableau Public━and decide if Simon’s viz is worthy of the top step on the podium. Register now. 
  • Join an upcoming Tableau User Group event by checking out all the virtual Tableau User Group events here
  • Forums Unanswered Questions Blitz: For the month of July we are hosting a Blitz where we focus on tackling any Unanswered Questions in our Community.


Twitch Business Dashboard

Ghafar Shah: Twitch | Business Dashboard

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Check out some inspirational vizzes created by the community:

Tableau Community Projects


Makeover Monday

Join the community every Monday to work with a given data set and create better, more effective visualizations.
Web: Makeover Monday
Twitter: #MakeoverMonday
Week 29: Most minority ethnicities have a higher COVID-19 mortality rate

Workout Wednesday

Build your skills with a weekly challenge to re-create an interactive data visualization. 
Web: Workout Wednesday
Twitter: #WOW2021
Week 29: Can you rebuild the Olympic Schedule?

Sports Viz Sunday

Create and share data visualizations using rich, sports-themed data sets in a monthly challenge. 
Web: Sports Viz Sunday
Twitter: #SportsVizSunday
July 2021: The Olympics

Iron Quest

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

Storytelling with Data

Practice data visualization and storytelling skills by participating in monthly challenges and exercises. 
Web: Storytelling with Data
Twitter: #SWDChallenge
July 2021: exploring unit charts

Project Health Viz

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

SDG Viz Project

Visualize data about Sustainable Development Goals provided by the World Health Organization. 
Web: SDG Viz Project
Twitter: #TheSDGVizProject
Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals 

Preppin' Data

A weekly challenge to help you learn to prepare data and use Tableau Prep. 
Web: Preppin’ Data
Twitter: #PreppinData
Week 27: NBA Draft Lottery calculator

Real World Fake Data

Create business dashboards using provided data sets for various industries and departments.
Web: Real World Fake Data
Twitter: #RWFD
Dataset #12: Hospitality

Viz 2 Educate

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

Diversity in Data

An initiative centered around diversity, equity & awareness by visualizing provided datasets each month. 
Web: Diversity in Data
Twitter: #DiversityinData
June 2021: Pride Month

Viz for Social Good

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