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    First Gathering of 2014---New Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2:30-7pm

    Laurie Jones

      WHEN: Wednesday, March 26, 2:30-7pm

      WHERE:  Washington Athletic Club, 1325 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101-2304

      This event will bring together emerging and existing Tableau professionals for stimulating discussions on the latest trends in business intelligence, analytics and data visualization using Tableau.


      2:30 to 3:30 pm | Stump the JEDI: In this casual interactive session, bring real world challenges you face with Tableau to the community and let the Tableau JEDI panel and others in the community help you come up with powerful solutions.

      3:30 to 3:45 pm | Check-In for new and returning members

      3:45 to 5:30 pm | Main Presentations by Daniel G. Murray and Ashley Ohmann

      Daniel G. Murray, author of Tableau Your Data!  Data Visualization expert, and jazz lover---Daniel G. Murray will address topics such as his first Tableau project and what he learned, getting your organization to buy into Tableau, successful Tableau deployment strategies and tactics, and building effective dashboards.

      Ashley Ohmann, Director of Business Intelligence, Kforce Advisory Practice "What not to viz: Dashboards to Avoid." This session presented by data visualization evangelist Ashley Ohmann, brings together a panel of users and the audience to explore what does not work when creating your dashboards and telling your story.

      5:30 to 7:00 pm---Cocktail Reception

      The Seattle Tableau User Group thanks new sponsors, Slalom Consulting and Two Degrees, with the support of Craig Wake, Practice Area Leader – Information Management and Analytics at Slalom Consulting, and the whole team.

      For inquiries on this event: Contact Craig Wake at craigw@slalom.com

      Slalom Consulting is a Tableau Alliance Partner and was recently named Tableau North American Alliance Partner of the Year. Slalom brings together business and technology expertise to help companies drive enterprise performance, accelerate innovation, enhance customer experiences, and increase employee productivity. The firm delivers award-winning solutions in areas such as organizational effectiveness, business intelligence, mobility, and cloud computing through a national network of local offices across 14 North American cities.  Founded in 2001 and based in Seattle, WA, Slalom has rapidly grown to more than 2,000 consultants. The company has earned recognition as one of the Top Five Best Firms to Work For by Consulting Magazine and #1 by Seattle Business Magazine.

      Two Degrees, a sister division of Slalom Consulting, is an accounting and finance resources firm providing professionals on a project, interim, or permanent basis. To meet the demands of today's information driven world, their professionals are highly skilled in Excel, financial systems and other reporting and analytics tools.  They combine their skills with a passion for business and problem solving to generate meaningful results for clients ranging from emerging businesses to the world’s top brands. Their services include interim financial management, internal management reporting, financial planning and analysis, general accounting, SEC reporting, M&A, and technical accounting.  Founded 20 years ago, Two Degrees is headquartered in Seattle with four other offices across the United States


      Slalom and Two Degrees are divisions of Slalom, LLC