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My name is Darren Chalk. I am a Tableau Consultant and Data Analyst.
Learn to get the best out of Tableau using interesting real world data.

Welcome to XY Data. On this site you will find guides on how to learn and get the best out of Tableau using interesting real world data.

I have 16 years experience in Business Intelligence and have been specialising in Tableau Software since 2010. I am Tableau Certified.

Outside of work I run marathons & ultra-marathons and love watching AFC Bournemouth.

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