Gordon Strodel, Archetype Consulting

Gordon Strodel

Data & Analytics Solution Owner for @SlalomBoston. Background in Mechanical Engineering. Obsessed with solving problems elegantly and permanently.

📍 Boston, MA

Mapping Boston Parks

Mapping Boston Parks

There is no shortage of green space in Boston.

Tableau Map of Community Gardens, Parks, Plazas, Open Spaces in Boston.

Tableau Map of Community Gardens, Parks, Plazas, Open Spaces in Boston.

And now with Tableau 10, you can bring shape files into Tableau for layering onto maps. Here are some helpful resources:

  • Download the full "Open Spaces" data from Boston's ARGIS website here
  • For more location-based data from Boston, go here
  • Tutorial from Tableau on using Shapefiles
  • For more information on mapping Shapefiles and individual data points, see this Tableau community article.
Enterprise Grade Reporting at a Startup Price

Enterprise Grade Reporting at a Startup Price

4th of July Hangover: Fireworks Trash

4th of July Hangover: Fireworks Trash