Join Matt Francis for an in-depth discussion in this video Mapping: Challenge, part of Tableau 10 for Data Scientists.
(digitized music)…- [Instructor] Here's a mapping challenge.…Create a map using the World Bank data source,…using a measure of your choosing.…Create a custom map using MapBox…to make the map look attractive.…And then, create five custom territories,…grouping together countries of your choosing.…It doesn't matter if they are contiguous or not,…as long as you get five territories.…This task should take about five minutes.…
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.
Data Visualization for Data Analystswith Bill Shander1h 31m Beginner
Creating Interactive Dashboards in Tableau (2015)with Nate Makdad1h 37m Intermediate
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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