Tableau 10 introduced a new user interface which features a cleaner design and new iconography. Tableau Zen Master Matt Francis takes you on a guided tour of the revamped desktop interface, helping you to familiarize yourself with the new UI and define some of the terminology that will be used throughout the course.
- [Instructor] Before starting with this course, you'll want to have a working knowledge of Tableau. In particular, it will be helpful to know how to create a basic visualization and add sheets to a dashboard, as this course is designed for the intermediate Tableau user who's already comfortable with building a basic visualization. You should also be familiar with the Tableau user interface and the terms used to describe the various aspects of the interface. You are already practicing data analysts, data scientists, or anyone that is looking to see and understand their data using the new features in Tableau 10.
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.
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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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