Useful Data Resources

Book recommendations:

Big Book of Dashboards: Visualising Your Data Using Real World Business Scenarios – Wexler, Shaffer, Cotgreave

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualisation Guide for Business Professionals – Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Data Visualisation: A Handbook for Data Driven Design – Andy Kirk

Dear Data – Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi

How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information – Alberto Cairo

Visualizing health and healthcare data – Rowell, Betzendahl and Brown (new in 2020 – I would highly recommend to my healthcare data connections)

Book recommendations to support developing your data visualisation skills:

Storytelling with Data: Let’s Practice – Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

#MakeoverMonday: Improving How We Visualize and Analyze Data, One Chart at a Time – Andy Kriebel and Eva Murray

Regular challenges/initiatives to support your data visualisation skills development:







There is also a new initiative set up by Sam Parsons (@SParsonsDataViz) if you looking for feedback on your own data viz. All you do is tweet your data viz and use the hashtag #datafamfeedback to reach out to the Tableau community for constructive feedback.

Data Blogs: – Blogs by Sarah Bartlett creator of #Ironquest – Blogs by Lorna Brown – co leader of #workoutwednesday and #tableautiptuesday – Bitesize Tableau blogs by James Goodall – blogs by Sam Parsons  – regular round up of some of the best Tableau blogs – useful blogs and guidance from Tableau Student Ambassador Maria Brock to help get you started with Tableau – blogs from Zen Master and #IronViz Champion Klaus Schulte – brilliant blog posts from Zen Master and data visualisation professor Jeffrey Shaffer

Books on enabling a data culture:

Data Driven: Business Transformation – Carruthers and Jackson

Be Data Literate – the data literacy skills everyone needs to succeed – Jordan Morrow

Not an exhaustive list – I will keep adding to these as I come across useful resources

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