Using an easy-to-read Tableau Public dashboard, the general public can now explore economic data in a visual manner, and quickly answer questions such as, "how many total businesses are in the Seattle metropolitan area?" (about 99,000) or, "how does that compare to Los Angeles?" (nearly 250,000 more).
"Our mission at Tableau is to help people see and understand data," said Elissa Fink, Chief Marketing Officer at Tableau. "We're excited to join the Department of Commerce's efforts to make data more open, accessible, and understandable for people all over the country."
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