• April 2019 - Tableau User Group (Fun Hands-on)

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hey Everyone, It's time for another fun hands-on workshop (dataviz competition)! We will have a fun new dataset to play with, and of course there will be Tableau experts on hand to help out. Don't worry if you're new to Tableau we'll pair you with more advanced users so it's a great opportunity to teach and learn (and to win some fun prizes)... the emphasis is fun!!! Bring your computer (with Tableau Desktop or the free Tableau Public installed) and get ready to have some fun with data, learn a few new tips and tricks, meet some new faces, and eat pizza! **Please note the earlier start time - because of the hands-on format** 5:15: Come in, say hi, grab a drink and set up! 5:30: Introduce the dataset and talk about what we're looking for in our winning entries. We'll split up into teams and start vizzing while enjoying a beer and pizza 5:45p-7:00p: Team Fun Time with Data 7:00p: Teams present their vizzes in 2-minute talks (with voting). We'll announce the winners and hand out prizes for the best dashboards As always, please reach out if you have any job opportunities you'd like us to announce on the night. Looking forward to seeing you all soon. Best wishes, Paul Hodge W: www.datavizguy.com E: [masked]

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  • February 2019 - Melbourne Tableau User Group

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hi Everyone, WELCOME to 2019 - I hope you're all well... and I trust you all enjoyed a little time-off over the holiday season. As usual this meeting we will have some great speakers lined up (15-20min each) and we very grateful again to La Trobe University for the use of their wonderful facilities at 360 Collins Street (special thanks to Kok-Leong Ong from La Trobe Uni). Agenda: 17:30 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 18:00 Customer/Use-case Speakers 1. Florence Wang- Visual Analytics Specialist (CSIRO) 2. Hung Phan - Senior Data Scientist, Founder (Data Unicorn) 3. Olga Drath - Data Analytics, Analyst (Aginic) 19:00 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Of course we’ll also share with you any new job openings, announce the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up (https://www.datavizguy.com/). Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy ) E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

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  • October 2018 - Melbourne Tableau User Group

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hey Everyone, I hope you're all well... we had some great feedback on the speakers from our last event (thanks again for everyone's participation)... PS. I also hope some of you managed to spot some of the great Tableau Visualisations as part of the Melbourne Data Science week Datathon last week (some great stuff). As usual this month we have some great speakers lined up (15-20min each) and La Trobe University (city campus) is once again providing us with a tremendous venue (I think you'll all agree it's a wonderful facility)... thank you again La Trobe University (special thanks to Kok-Leong Ong). Agenda: NOTE: Richard Goodfellow is also hoping to setup a Virtual Reality (VR demonstration before and after the presentations... so arrive on-time if you'd like to experience that. 17:00 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 17:30 Customer/Use-case Speakers 1. Richard Goodfellow – Adventure in VR 2. Shandra Cohen – Dashboards and Big Data 3. Rob Holland – Notes from London, UK TUG 18:30 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Of course we’ll also share with you any new job openings, announce the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up ([masked]). Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy) E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

  • August 2018 - Tableau User Group

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hey Everyone, Thank you all again for joining us at the last TUG meeting (Jun-2018), where we had a fantastically successful hands-on workshop/competition (everyone really seemed to have a lot of fun)... for this next meeting we're returning to the regular speaker format. As usual this month we have some great speakers lined up (15-20min each), and La Trobe University (city campus) is once again providing us with a tremendous venue (I think you'll all agree it's a wonderful facility)... thank you again La Trobe University (special thanks to Kok-Leong Ong). Of course we’ll also tell you about any new job openings, share the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up ([masked]). Agenda: 17:00 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 17:30 Customer/Use-case Speakers > Stuart Taylor, Senior BI Specialist - Belong DNA Team: Rapid Prototyping with Tableau Prep > Alan Eldridge, Director of Sales Engineering, APAC - Snowflake Computing: Better Together - Tableau and Snowflake > Shane Liyanage, Founder of Data Driven Sports Analytics and Viz blogger for the Tennis Nerds Blog: Sport Viz Sunday challenge - Nadal & Djokovic a career rivalry 18:30 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy) E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

  • June 2018 - Tableau User Group

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hey Everyone, It's time for another fun hands-on workshop (dataviz competition)! We'll have a fun new dataset to play with, and of course there will be Tableau experts on hand to help out. Don't worry if you're new to Tableau we'll pair you with more advanced users so it's a great opportunity to teach and learn (and to win some fun prizes). Bring your computer (with Tableau Desktop or the free Tableau Public installed) and get ready to have some fun with data, learn a few new tips and tricks, meet some new faces, and eat pizza! **Please note the earlier start time** 5:00: Come in, say hi, grab a drink and set up! 5:15: We'll introduce the dataset and talk about what we're looking for in our winning entries. We'll split up into teams and start vizzing while enjoying a bevvie and pizza 7:00: Teams present their vizzes in 2-minute talks. We'll announce the winners and hand out prizes for the best dashboards As always, please reach out if you have any job opportunities you'd like us to announce on the night. Looking forward to seeing you all soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy) E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

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  • May 2018 - Tableau User Group

    General Assembly

    Hey Everyone, For this next meeting we will have some more great talks (15-20min each). As usual we’ll also tell you about any new job openings, share the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up ([masked]). Agenda: 17:00 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 17:30 Customer/Use-case Speakers > Krishna Reddy, Senior Consultant - Infoready > Viren Thakrar, Innovation Manager - Hudson Talent Management > Tali Klepfisz, Business Intelligence Specialist - Telstra 18:30 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

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  • February 2018 - Tableau User Group

    La Trobe City Campus is at 360 Collins St.

    Hey Everyone, Welcome everyone to 2018... this looks to be another great year for Data Visualisation, and I'm very excited to be part of a great Data Visualisation and Tableau Community. I hope you all enjoyed the last TUG meeting, and thanks again to Medibank for providing the venue. This next meeting we have some more great talks (15-20min each). As usual we’ll also tell you about any new job openings, share the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up ([masked]). Agenda: 17:00 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 17:30 Customer/Use-case Speakers 18:30 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy) E: [masked] W: www.datavizguy.com

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  • December 2017 - Tableau User Group

    Medibank

    Hey Everyone, It's time for another viz competition... this time we'll be meeting at Medibank! Make your way to the Medibank reception area (on the Park level, opposite the NAB building), and the event space will be behind the reception desk. We'll have a fun new dataset to play with, and of course there will be Tableau experts on hand to help out. Don't worry if you're new to Tableau--we'll pair you with more advanced users so it's a great opportunity to teach and learn (and to win some prizes). NOTE: Bring your computer (with Tableau Desktop or the free Tableau Public installed) and get ready to have some fun with data, learn a few new tips and tricks, meet some new faces, and eat pizza! **Please note that the start and end time are later than usual** 5:30: Come in, say hi, grab a drink and set up! 5:45: We'll introduce the dataset and talk about what we're looking for in our winning entries. We'll split up into teams and start vizzing while enjoying a beviage and pizza 7:00: Teams present their vizzes in 2-minute talks. We'll announce the winners and hand out prizes for the best dashboards Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul

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  • October 2017 - Tableau User Group

    General Assembly

    Hey Everyone, Once again thank you for the great feedback on our last line-up of speakers (thank you all for attending, and thank you again NAB)... it's great to be part of such an engaged community. This month's meeting we some more great talks (10-15min each). As usual we’ll also tell you about any new job openings, share the latest tableau word on the street, and of course drinks and nibblies. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please contact me before the meet-up ([masked]). Agenda: 17:00 Welcome: Drinks & Nibblies 17:30 Customer/Use-case Speakers Gunel Gulmammadova - Senior Consultant, Infoready: Uncovering Insight with Visual Analysis and Clustering Lee Bond-Kennedy - Presales Manager, Tableau: Takeaways from the Tableau Conference TBD (The third slot is currently being confirmed) 18:30 Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies Looking forward to seeing everyone soon. Best wishes, Paul

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  • August 2017 - Tableau User Group

    NAB - Auditorium/ Theatre

    Hey Everyone, Once again thank you for the great feedback on our last line-up of speakers (thank you all for attending)... it's great to be part of such an engaged community. NOTE: Please note the venue change for this month (Thank you NAB for sponsoring this month's event). I also hope you all enjoyed the Tableau Data Day event at the Hyatt, I think you'll all agree it was a very well organised event. At this month's meeting we're planning to have three more great customer/use-case talks (10-15min each)... PS. As always please let me know if you have colleagues you'd like to suggest to present an engaging customer/use-cases (for future events). Agenda: 5:30pm Welcome: Conversations and Drinks & Pizzas 6:00pm Customer/Use-case Speakers 1. Sylvia Rodriguez, Advanced Analytics Manager - Bunnings 2. Paul Hodges, Data Visualisation Evangelist and University Lecturer (and User Group co-organiser) 3. Adam Wing, Senior Consultant - Landrum & Brown 7:00pm Job Opportunities, Networking, and more Drinks & Nibblies As usual we’ll also share any new job openings, and share the latest tableau word on the street. If you have any job opportunities that you’d like announced and/or listed on our group pages, please feel free to contact me before the meeting ([masked]). I'll look forward to seeing everyone again soon. Best wishes, Paul (@DataVizGuy)

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