New Course: Data Analytics Hands On

I’m excited to share with you my latest course on Pluralsight Data Analytics: Hands On In this course you can learn all of the key concepts in the world of data analytics. This course will walk you through everything you need to know to brush up on your data analytics knowledge or introduce you to every key area if you’re … Read More

bsullinsNew Course: Data Analytics Hands On

Finding Tableau Server User Permissions

Part of the challenge with building a custom interface for Tableau Server is finding Tableau Server user permissions. In building a custom view a year or so ago I ran into this and did some reverse engineering of the Tableau Server user permissions inside the PostgreSQL database. Here is the code, do what you wish with it but be careful as access directly to these … Read More

bsullinsFinding Tableau Server User Permissions

Back to Education

It’s been nearly a year and a half since I joined Mozilla to try and protect the open web. In this time I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to work with some brilliant people and contribute to the open web by publishing several projects on github. At this time however, a new opportunity has surfaced which takes me back … Read More

bsullinsBack to Education

D3.js Online Training Course | Data Visualization Fundamentals

Data visualizations are the most powerful way to communicate information. D3.js is an open-source JavaScript framework that is changing just how these Data Visualizations are being deployed across the web. This course will show you everything you need to start building Data Visualizations in D3.js and communicating brilliantly in the world of Data Visualizations. The idea of this course is … Read More

bsullinsD3.js Online Training Course | Data Visualization Fundamentals

Excel Dashboard Training

In my latest course, Business Dashboard Fundamentals, I cover step-by-step how to make Excel Dashboards. These Excel Dashboards are just one of the two practical methods I provide of building Business Dashboards. Beyond just the practical examples of building Excel Dashboards I cover the fundamental topics of Visual Perception, Common Charts, Dashboard Planning, Dashboard Design, and Working with your Data … Read More

bsullinsExcel Dashboard Training

Data Warehousing | Introduction to the Pulsar Method

Data Warehousing using the Kimball Method For a long time now those of us specializing in the field of Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing have used the Kimball Method for everything from modeling our data to capturing user needs. This is the method of Data Warehousing which focuses on modeling business processes into a series of simple tables in a … Read More

bsullinsData Warehousing | Introduction to the Pulsar Method