Learning Tableau

(INTRO-TABLEAU.AJ3) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-397-4
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Hands-On Labs
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About This Course

Get hands-on experience in Tableau with the Learning Tableau course and lab. Tableau has made it easy and intuitive (and fun!) to be hands-on with the data, to receive instant visual feedback with every action, and to ask questions and uncover insights in a natural flow of thought and interaction. The course Learning Tableau looks at Tableau through the lens of understanding the underlying paradigm of how and why Tableau works in the context of practical examples. It covers the Tableau concepts in detail with well-descriptive interactive lessons containing assessment questions, knowledge checks, and live labs.

Skills You’ll Get

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Lessons

13+ Lessons | 105+ Quizzes | 116+ Flashcards | 116+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

50+ Pre Assessment Questions | 50+ Post Assessment Questions |

Hands-On Labs

22+ LiveLab | 22+ Video tutorials | 01:10+ Hours

1

Introduction

  • Who this course is for?
  • What this course covers?
  • To get the most out of this course
  • Download the example code files
  • Conventions used
2

Taking Off with Tableau

  • The cycle of analytics
  • Connecting to data
  • Foundations for building visualizations
  • Visualizing data
  • Putting everything together in a dashboard
  • Summary
3

Working with Data in Tableau

  • The Tableau paradigm
  • Connecting to data
  • Managing data source metadata
  • Working with extracts instead of live connections
  • Tableau file types
  • Joins and blends
  • Filtering data
  • Summary
4

Venturing on to Advanced Visualizations

  • Comparing values
  • Visualizing dates and times
  • Relating parts of the data to the whole
  • Visualizing distributions
  • Visualizing multiple axes to compare different measures
  • Summary
5

Starting an Adventure with Calculations

  • Introduction to calculations
  • Row-level calculations
  • Aggregate-level calculations
  • Level of detail calculations
  • Parameters
  • Practical examples of calculations and parameters
  • Ad hoc calculations
  • Performance considerations
  • Summary
6

Diving Deep with Table Calculations

  • An overview of Table Calculations
  • Quick Table Calculations
  • Relative versus fixed
  • Custom Table Calculations
  • Practical examples
  • Data densification
  • Summary
7

Making Visualizations That Look Great and Work Well

  • Visualization considerations
  • Leveraging formatting in Tableau
  • Adding value to visualizations
  • Summary
8

Telling a Data Story with Dashboards

  • Key concepts for dashboards
  • Designing dashboards in Tableau
  • Dashboard example – is least profitable always unprofitable?
  • Designing for different displays and devices
  • How actions work
  • Dashboard example – regional scorecard
  • Stories
  • Summary
9

Digging Deeper - Trends, Clustering, Distributions, and Forecasting

  • Trends
  • Clustering
  • Distributions
  • Forecasting
  • Summary
10

Cleaning and Structuring Messy Data

  • Structuring data for Tableau
  • Dealing with data structure issues
  • Overview of advanced fixes for data problems
  • Summary
11

Introducing Tableau Prep

  • Getting prepped to explore Tableau Prep
  • Understanding the Tableau Prep Builder Interface
  • Flowing with the fundamental paradigm
  • Summary
12

Advanced Visualizations, Techniques, Tips, and Tricks

  • Advanced visualizations
  • Sheet swapping and dynamic dashboards
  • Mapping techniques
  • Using background images
  • Animation
  • Transparency
  • Summary
13

Sharing Your Data Story

  • Presenting, printing, and exporting
  • Sharing with users of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Reader
  • Sharing with users of Tableau Server, Tableau Online, and Tableau Public
  • Summary

1

Taking Off with Tableau

  • Creating a Connection in a New Workbook
  • Creating a Bar Chart
  • Creating a Line Chart
  • Creating Filled, Symbol, and Density Maps
  • Using the Show Me Toolbar
  • Building a Dashboard
2

Working with Data in Tableau

  • Viewing the Aggregate Data
  • Connecting to an Excel File
  • Connecting to a Data Source and Managing Metadata
3

Venturing on to Advanced Visualizations

  • Highlighting Categories of Interest
  • Building a Bar-in-Bar Chart
  • Building a Bullet Graph
  • Creating a Gantt Chart
  • Creating a Stacked Bar Chart
4

Starting an Adventure with Calculations

  • Performing Aggregate-level Calculations
  • Enhancing the User Experience, Analysis, and Visualizations
5

Diving Deep with Table Calculations

  • Performing Quick Table Calculations
7

Telling a Data Story with Dashboards

  • Creating a Dashboard and Implementing Actions
  • Using a Set Action
  • Creating a Regional Scoreboard
  • Creating a Story
9

Cleaning and Structuring Messy Data

  • Creating a Union
10

Introducing Tableau Prep

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