Top 5 Vizzes of 2013 Winners

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Posted by Jewel Loreeon January 8, 2014

2013 was a great year for Tableau Public; countless amazing vizzes were published. Thanks to you, we were able to narrow it down to the Top 5 of the year!

5.Petco Park is Changing by Ryan Robitaille

Ryan's creative, infographic-style viz was your fifth favorite viz of 2013.

4.Every Recorded Meteorite Impact on Earth by Ramon Martinez

Ramon showed us that his analytical skills go far beyond public health data with this stunning viz on meteor impacts.

3.Top Movie Directors by Film by Adam McCann

Adam's self-proclaimed "stupid" viz was smart enough to grab the third spot in your top 5.

2.Volunteerism in America by Jim Wahl

Jim won our Civic Data Viz Contest and a spot in the 2013 Iron Viz with this highly informational viz on volunteering in America.

1.It's a bird, it's a plane... by Kelly Martin

Kelly amazed us all with her beautiful remake of a dashboard on bird strikes. Her playful, infographic style won you over, making her viz the best of 2013. Congrats, Kelly! And congratulations to all of our winners!


Wow if these really are the top 5, I'm left rather unimpressed. As a potential purchaser of Tableau, and running an organisation that works totally in the analytics and insight space, I'd have expected more clarity and precision from these visualisations. Is this really the best that Tableau can do?

In reply to your comment, I am a data user, not an analytic.....I have seen tremendous applications at meetings, but I assume most users are not sharing...keeping company/govt business to themselves.

Hi Jufox:
There are quite a few very impressive applications using Tableau are built out there and I am sure most of them cannot be shared (as Craig mentioned). These Viz contests are friendly competitions to see what people can come up with the data available outside. Most of the these analysts are doing these on their own with their passion.

Is there anything specific you have for your business that you think cannot be done.

I am an data enthusiast and love to bring value from data easily !


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