Joshua N. Milligan, Tristan Guillevin, "Tableau 10 Complete Reference: Transform your business with rich data visualizations and interactive dashboards with Tableau 10"
English | ISBN: 1789957087 | 2018 | PDF | 496 pages | 24 MB
Explore and understand data with the powerful data visualization techniques of Tableau, and then communicate insights in powerful ways
Apply best practices in data visualization and chart types exploration
Explore the latest version of Tableau Desktop with hands-on examples
Understand the fundamentals of Tableau storytelling
Graphical presentation of data enables us to easily understand complex data sets. Tableau 10 Complete Reference provides easy-to-follow recipes with several use cases and real-world business scenarios to get you up and running with Tableau 10.
This Learning Path begins with the history of data visualization and its importance in today's businesses. You'll also be introduced to Tableau - how to connect, clean, and analyze data in this visual analytics software. Then, you'll learn how to apply what you've learned by creating some simple calculations in Tableau and using Table Calculations to help drive greater analysis from your data. Next, you'll explore different advanced chart types in Tableau. These chart types require you to have some understanding of the Tableau interface and understand basic calculations. You’ll study in detail all dashboard techniques and best practices. A number of recipes specifically for geospatial visualization, analytics, and data preparation are also covered. Last but not least, you'll learn about the power of storytelling through the creation of interactive dashboards in Tableau.
Through this Learning Path, you will gain confidence and competence to analyze and communicate data and insights more efficiently and effectively by creating compelling interactive charts, dashboards, and stories in Tableau.
This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:
Learning Tableau 10 - Second Edition by Joshua N. Milligan
Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin
What you will learn
Build effective visualizations, dashboards, and story points
Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step recipes
Become familiar row-level, aggregate, and table calculations
Dig deep into data with clustering and distribution models
Prepare and transform data for analysis
Leverage Tableau’s mapping capabilities to visualize data
Use data storytelling techniques to aid decision making strategy
Table of Contents
Creating Your First Visualizations and Dashboard
Working with Data in Tableau
Moving from Foundational to More Advanced Visualizations
Using Row-Level, Aggregate, and Level of Detail Calculations
Formatting a Visualization to Look Great and Work Well
Telling a Data Story with Dashboards
Deeper Analysis - Trends, Clustering, Distributions, and Forecasting
Making Data Work for You
Advanced Visualizations, Techniques, Tips, and Tricks
Sharing Your Data Story
Catching Up with Tableau 2018
Deal with Security
How to Keep Growing Your Skills
Joshua N. Milligan
Joshua N. Milligan is a five-time Tableau Zen Master, the highest recognition of excellence from Tableau Software for masters and teachers of Tableau and collaborators within the community. He was one of three Iron Viz Global finalists in 2017. He is passionate in serving others through data visualization and analytics. As a consultant with Teknion Data Solutions since 2004, he has extensive real-world experience across many industries. In addition to authoring every edition of Learning Tableau, he was a technical reviewer for Tableau Data Visualization Cookbook and Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public. He shares Tableau and Tableau Prep tips on VizPainter and his Twitter handle is @VizPainter. He lives with his family in Tulsa.
Tristan Guillevin is a Business Analyst at Ogury. In 2017, he won the Iron Viz - the ultimate data visualization battle, organized by Tableau every year in Las Vegas. His passion for data visualization and for Tableau has taken him around the world. He enjoys helping people with Tableau by making webinars, conferences, and writing blog articles.