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Tableau Desktop 3: Advanced

SS Course: 1000131

Course Overview


Tableau is a software tool that can speed up data analysis through its rich visualization capabilities, and help uncover insights for better and smarter decision making. This class is for the business, technology, data and analytics professionals who use and analyze data and data-driven approaches to support business operations and strategic initiatives in their organizations. 

This class provides easy-to-follow recipes to get the reader up and running with Tableau 10, and covers basic to advanced use cases and scenarios. The class starts with building basic charts in Tableau and moves on to building more complex charts by incorporating different Tableau features and interactivity components. There is an entire chapter dedicated to dashboard techniques and best practices. A number of recipes specifically for geospatial visualization, analytics, and data preparation are also covered.


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What You'll Learn


» Become familiar with the Tableau interface

» Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step recipes

» Use filters, calculated fields, parameters, and actions to add interactivity to charts and dashboards

» Prepare and transform data for analysis using Tableau’s built-in tools and functions

» Create effective and compelling dashboards and story points

» Leverage Tableau’s mapping capabilities to visualize location and shape data

» Integrate analytics and forecasting to enhance data analysis

» Get to know tips and tricks to work more quickly and effectively in Tableau

» Increase your confidence and competence in creating rich, interactive visualizations in Tableau


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  1. Basic Charts
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a bar chart
    3. Creating a stacked bar chart
    4. Creating a line chart
    5. Creating a scatter plot
    6. Creating a heat map
    7. Creating a text table (crosstab)
    8. Creating a highlight table
    9. Creating an area chart
    10. Creating a pie chart
    11. Creating a bubble chart
    12. Creating a word cloud
    13. Creating a tree map
  2. Advanced Chats
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a histogram
    3. Creating a small multiple chart
    4. Creating a shared axis chart
    5. Creating a combo chart (dual axis chart)
    6. Creating a bullet chart
    7. Creating a bar in bar chart
    8. Creating a donut chart
    9. Creating a unit chart
    10. Creating a box and whisker chart
    11. Creating a sparkline with indicators
    12. Creating a KPI text table
    13. Creating a waterfall chart
    14. Creating a population pyramid
  3. Interactivity
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a motion chart
    3. Creating a dynamic column/row trellis chart
    4. Creating a top/bottom N filter
    5. Comparing one to everything else
    6. Dynamically displaying dimensions
    7. Dynamically displaying and sorting measures
    8. Creating a custom date period filter
  4. Dashboards and Story Points
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a filter action
    3. Creating a highlight action
    4. Creating a URL action
    5. Creating an Infographic-like dashboard
    6. Creating story points
  5. Maps And Geopatial Visualization
    1. Introduction
    2. Adding data layers to map
    3. Creating custom territories
    4. Working with Web Map Service (WMS)
    5. Using path to display movement in map
    6. Mapping custom polygons
    7. Importing custom geocoding
    8. Using a custom image background
  6. Analytics
    1. Introduction
    2. Adding a constant line
    3. Adding a trend line
    4. Using a reference line
    5. Adding a reference band
    6. Performing cluster analysis
    7. Visualizing forecast
    8. Performing linear regression with R
  7. Data Prepration
    1. Introduction
    2. Using the Data Interpreter and pivot
    3. Using the legacy Jet driver
    4. Using schema.ini to resolve data type issues
    5. Pivoting columns
    6. Using union
    7. Using join
    8. Using blend




Tableau Desktop Level 2: Intermediate

    Who Should Attend


    Business, data, and analytics professionals who want to build rich interactive visualizations using Tableau

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