#DataDiscussions with Allan WalkerData Discussions with Allan Walker

No matter how short they might be, #DataDiscussions with Allan Walker are always interesting. 

Allan is a Tableau Zen Master and works as an Engineer at Mapbox.

His personal blog Tableau Renders is full of intelligent and thought-provoking posts you should definitely read.


Question 1 - If you could give one piece of advice to a new Tableau starter what would it be?

Allan Walker: Revisit or learn math and statistics.


Question 2 - If you could add a new feature to Tableau, what would it be?

Allan Walker: Serverless Web Client (aka Tableau Reader for the web).


Question 3 - What’s the best data book you’ve read recently?

Allan Walker: Edward Tufte "Envisioning Information"


Question 4 - Favourite viz you have made?

Allan Walker: Manhattan LIDAR - https://www.mapbox.com/labs/manhattan/

Manhattan by Allan Walker


Question 5 - Most challenging viz you have worked on?

Allan Walker: Support the #visualizenomalaria project. 



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