Join Matt Francis for an in-depth discussion in this video Extract: Challenge, part of Tableau 10 for Data Scientists.
- [Instructor] So here's a challenge to see…if you understood everything about extracts.…This example, I want you to start with the existing data.…I want you to create an extract of the live data connection.…When you make the extract,…I want you to use the filter option…to filter the data to only show the south and west regions.…Then, I want you to rename the data source…to make it clear to the end user…that we're now using an extract of that data.…Finally, I want you to add the name of the data source…and the last updated time to the title sheet.…
The training starts with one of the most important features in Tableau: the difference between the green and blue pills (discrete and continuous data) and how this affects every single action Tableau performs. Then find out how to add new maps and create more effective dashboards that maximize screen real estate. Discover how actions can link together sheets and provide greater levels of interactivity and performance, and how formatting can make an ordinary dashboard demand attention. Plus, get some bonus tips on performing date and time calculations in Tableau. This course deep-dives into the practical, applicable, and essential skills that anyone doing data visualization and analytics in a professional setting needs to have.
- Green vs. blue pills
- Using filters, colors, and dates
- Connecting to data
- Extracting data
- Cleaning and prepping data
- Pivoting data
- Merging and joining data
- Highlighting data
- Using the Analytics pane
- Creating new maps
- Creating calculations based on parameters
- Designing dashboards
Skill Level Intermediate
Q. Thise course was updated 04/21/2017. What changed?
A. Videos were added to cover features in Tableau 10.2.
Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableauwith Nate Makdad1h 37m Intermediate
Data Visualization for Data Analystswith Bill Shander1h 31m Beginner
Learning Data Visualization (2014)with Bill Shander3h 41m Beginner
1. Green and Blue Pills
2. Connect and Extract Data
3. Transform Data
5. Map Your Data
7. Dashboard Design
8. Useful Calculations
9. Tableau 10.2 Updates
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