TABLEAU Course

Tableau is a simple to complex visualizations and learn how to combine them in interactive dashboards.

Tableau Online Training

Tableau is a group of interactive data visualization products from Tableau Software.The family includes desktop, server, and cloud-based products.Tableau Desktop application lets you analyze structured data and produce highly interactive graphs, dashboards, and reports from local files or server data sources.Tableau Server is a business intelligence solution that provides browser-based visual analytics.

What you will learn

Tableau Online Training will cover various concepts of data visualization in depth, including conditional formatting, scripting, linking charts, dashboard integration, Tableau integration.

  • Introducing and Overview

Tableau Course Content

 

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Why Tableau? Why Visualization?
  • Level Setting – Terminology
  • Getting Started – creating some powerful visualizations quickly
  • The Tableau Product Line
  • Things you should know about Tableau
  • Getting Started
  •  Connecting to Data and introduction to data source concepts
  • Working with data files versus database servers
  •  Understanding the Tableau workspace
  •  Dimensions and Measures
  •  Using Show Me!
  •  Tour of Shelves (How shelves and marks work)
  •  Building Basic Views
  •  Help Menu and Samples
  •  Saving and Sharing your work
Concepts and Options when Connecting to Data
  • Overview of other connection options
  • Joining multiple tables
  • Copy and Paste
  • Data Extracts
  • Custom SQL
  • Publishing and Re-using Data Connections
  • Understand how to deal with data changes in your data source such as field addition
  • Deletion or name change
  • Re-using and sharing data connections – the concept of meta data
  • Working with multiple connections in the same workbook
Analysis
  • Creating Views
  • Marks
  • Size and Transparency
  • Highlighting
  • Working with Dates
    • Date aggregations and date parts
    • Discrete versus Continuous
  • Dual Axis / Multiple Measures
  • Combo Charts with different mark types
  • Geographic Map
  • Page Trails
  • Heat Map
  • Density Chart
  • Scatter Plots
  • Pie Charts and Bar Charts
  • Small Multiples
  • Working with aggregate versus disaggregate data
  • Analyzing
  • Sorting & Grouping
  • Aliases
  • Filtering and Quick Filters
  • Cross-Tabs (Pivot Tables)
  • Totals and Subtotals
  • Drilling and Drill Through
  • Aggregation and Disaggregation
  • Percent of Total
  • Working with Statistics and Trend lines

 

  • Getting Started with Calculated Fields
  • Working with String Functions
  • Basic Arithmetic Calculations
  • Date Math
  • Working with Totals
  • Custom Aggregations
  • Logic Statements
  • Formatting
  • Options in Formatting your Visualization
  • Working with Labels and Annotations
  • Effective Use of Titles and Captions
  • Introduction to Visual Best Practices
  • Working with Data
  •  Data Types and Roles
  • Dimension versus Measures
  • Data Types
  • Discrete versus Continuous
  • The meaning of pill colors
  • Database Joins
  • Working with the Data Engine / Extracts and scheduling extract updates
  • Working with Custom SQL
  • Switching to Direct Connection
  • Building meta data via shared Data Source connections
  • OLAP considerations (Overview)
  • Building Interactive Dashboards
  • Combining multiple visualizations into a dashboard
  • Making your worksheet interactive by using actions and filters
  • An Introduction to Best Practices in Visualization
  • Sharing Workbooks
  • Publish to Reader
  • Packaged Workbooks
  • Publish to PDF
  • Publish to Tableau Server and Sharing over the Web
  • Putting it all together
  • Scenario-based Review Exercises
  • Best Practices
  • Security
  •  Manage users, groups, sites, and permissions in Tableau Server
    • Add, edit, and delete user accounts
  • Where to get Further Assistance
  • The Help File / Manual
  • Knowledge base
  • Forums
  • Whitepapers & Books
  • Technical Support
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