Ben Jones is the Sr. Tableau Public product manager at Tableau Software in Seattle and he is also a data blogger at DataRemixed. Ben is the author of "Communicating Data with Tableau".
Ben holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering (BSME, UCLA 2000) and Business (MBA, California Lutheran University, 2011) and previously worked in a Fortune 500 environment leading continuous improvement project teams, and training and mentoring other project leaders.
Arrow charts are an effective way of showing how values changed from one point in time to another (like slopegraphs), and they have been touted by Naomi Robbins of NBR Graphs. They have also been created using Tableau before by zen master Joe Mako. I really like arrow charts –… read more
Last night I was analyzing earthquake data from the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program. When I woke up this morning, I was assaulted with tweets about the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in La Habra. I spent most of my life in L.A. Coincidence? I think not. Okay, yes, it was absolutely a… read more
Webcast: Communicating Data with Tableau August 26, 2014
In this webcast, O'Reilly author Ben Jones will use an example from his new book, Communicating Data with Tableau, in which the growth of the internet worldwide is visualized in multiple ways.