Posts by Craig Bloodworth

Fix Tableau Server v9 Logos

Posted by on May 26, 2015

Fix Tableau Server v9 Logos

You love your Tableau Server, you want it to look its best! So why do you need to find a logo that works on both light and dark backgrounds? Now you don’t, just a few steps and you can use the exact logo you want for login and the portal.

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Tableau Web Data Connector

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015

Tableau Web Data Connector

At Tableau’s 2014 conference in Seattle, Marc Rueter demonstrated Tableau’s new web data connector by pulling in construction data live from a Seattle government site. That capability is now in beta and in this brief video I’m going to demonstrate how it works by bringing in data from Quandl.

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Join us for the next evolution of Tableau

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015

Join us for the next evolution of Tableau

We’re really excited about the next version of Tableau and with the release of the beta, we’ve already started putting it through it’s paces. Save the date Friday 13th February, and join us at our HQ at One Alfred Place so we can show you some of the great new features of Version 9 and how we think they’ll change the way you work with Tableau going forward.

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A Tableau Consultant’s View on Data Delivery

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014

A Tableau Consultant’s View on Data Delivery

The phrase “one version of the truth” is thrown around a lot when talking about democratising data throughout an organisation. But is it a good idea?

In this post Craig explores his thoughts and experiences around the implementation of this paradigm, whether or not it’s a good idea for a modern workforce and what he believes is a better approach.

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Monitoring your Tableau Server using Pulseway

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014

Tableau Server is one of those beautiful server applications that you just install, occasionally update, but for the most part just let it run and do its thing. Trouble is, its thing is making it super simple for people in your company with data to share their insight and develop understanding of how the company’s performing. So people tend to start using it quite a lot and begin to rely on its 100% uptime. So when the unforeseen does happen what can you do to be a step ahead of those emails complaining of problems? Detecting Underlying Issues At The Information Lab our consulting team...

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