The Stolen Years

Everybody dies. Why state the morbidly obvious? Language used by politicians and the media, with phrases like “excess deaths” (more people died than we expected) or “weekend deaths” (err… because dying on at the weekend is worse?), often give the strange impression that death is some sort of avoidable outcome.Perhaps we should change the language. Not[…]


Rolling out Tableau: making it work

Perhaps you’re new to your organisation and are taking advantage of that brief honeymoon period. Or your boss just came back from his latest conference all enthused about “business intelligence”. You’ve done your research and decided Tableau is the tool your organisation needs. You have the budget. You are go for launch…Congratulations. You just finished[…]