Regular dispatches from the Tableau Public Team.

Excavating Data Gems from Wikipedia

It wasn't that long ago that I was in college being warned by my teachers not to use Wikipedia to do research for papers. Believing that academics were often too cautious and afraid when it comes to...
4 months ago

Instantly Turn Web Pages into Data with

Want to turn the web into data? My name is Alex Gimson and I’m the Community Evangelist at I’m going to explain exactly what we’re doing at, why we’re doing it,...
4 months ago

February is all about Data Scraping - #DataInTheWild

This month we are looking at Data Scraping (collecting data from the web itself). The web is full of data in all shapes and forms that are just waiting to be ‘caught’ by you. From the page listing of...
4 months ago

How to Use Your Author Profile

When we created the new Tableau Public web experience, we gave you gorgeous new author profiles. Your author profile serves not only as a place to display your vizzes, but also to organize and edit...
4 months ago

What's New? Pretty Much Everything.

We are not kidding. We are however, smiling. On behalf of the Public Product Team, let me be the first to welcome you to the new Tableau Public. Let’s hit the high notes so you can get right to work...
4 months ago

Start Blogging! In the Blogosphere!

Now for something completely different. One of my resolutions for 2015 was to start a blog. Another, helpfully suggested by master blogger and senior team member Jewel Loree, was to get more involved...
5 months ago

Viz of the Day: It's all about the dialog

The Tableau Public team believes that every visualization should either start or continue a rich and constructive dialog around data. It's an amazing time to be alive: countless new data sets are...
5 months ago
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