Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Data visualization enthusist, author and blogger

  • @DataRemixed
  • + Ben Jones

Seattle, Washington

Areas of Expertise:

  • Tableau
  • Tableau Public
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analytics
  • Excel
  • Statistics
  • Data Journalism
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
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.

Communicating Data with Tableau Communicating Data with Tableau
by Ben Jones
June 2014
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $33.99

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Dimension Line Charts: a (slight) variation on arrow charts

April 18 2014

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

Earthquakes, Los Angeles, and Being Shallow

March 29 2014

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.