Join Matt Francis for an in-depth discussion in this video Mapping: Solution, part of Tableau 10 for Data Scientists.
(bright music)…- [Narrator] Here's a solution to the map challenge.…First, we're going to create our map.…That simply 'cause your dragging country onto the canvas.…Now, we need a measure.…I'm going to use GDP.…Next step is to change our map and get one from Mapbox.…For that, we go to Map, Background Maps,…Map Services,…Add Mapbox Map.…I'm going to paste in my access token.…
I'm going to change it to a satellite map.…I'm going to rename it Sat.…Click OK.…And we now have our satellite map showing our countries.…The final step is to create some custom territories.…To do that, I'm going to use the lasso tool.…I'm going to select some countries…and group them together.…I'm going to select a group of countries here.…Click on the paperclip to group them together.…
And these ones.…And there we have it.…And we're done.…
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
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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