The Tableau 10 Comprehensive Guide
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The Tableau 10 Comprehensive Guide

Get a comprehensive skillset in Tableau and succeed in business intelligence, data visualization and in your career!
4.8 (19 ratings)
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Last updated 8/2017
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Includes:
  • 8.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 30 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • choose the best visualization type
  • be familiar with the Tableau interface and Tableau terminology
  • choose a suitable Tableau product
  • writing custom codes for best results
  • be a Tableau mentor for team colleagues
  • perform hands on tasks in Tableau
  • create custom visualizations
  • troubleshooting
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Requirements
  • To follow along you will need a computer with Tableau
  • You will also need basic computer skills
Description

Course Content:

  • creating powerful data visualizations with Tableau – we cover the default graph types like scatterplots, barcharts, treemaps, heatmaps, boxplots, time series charts, various types of dual axis charts, maps, as well as self-designed visualizations
  • learning the best data visualization techniques from planning to presenting the results
  • implementing features of Tableau to create interactive data reports
  • custom calculations using Tableau’s functions
  • preparing and shaping your data
  • managing multiple data connections
  • I will also show you how to select a Tableau product which fits your needs - paid or free
  • And there are many projects and exercises to practice and deepen your knowledge

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Do you want your data to be easily understood by everyone?

Do you want to create convincing charts?

Do you want a versatile graphics toolbox?

Do you want powerful formatting skills?

Do you want to highlight specific details of your data?

Well, if that is what you are looking for, congratulations – you just found it!

Tableau is a very powerful data visualization tool. Many businesses already used it and the number increases by the day. And that is no coincidence – Tableau visualizations of high quality can be produced fast, given you know Tableau!

In fact this is a very hands on course, you have plenty of opportunity and you are highly encouraged to participate in the many  exercises.


Who is the target audience?
  • Data scientists interested in data visualization
  • Business intelligence staff
  • Entrepreneurs willing to show data with Tableau
  • University students with a quantitative focus
  • Everybody interested in data visualization
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Curriculum For This Course
76 Lectures
08:24:38
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Demo Project
5 Lectures 29:49

Download the supplied .CSV document and work along.

Your First Steps - Connecting to a Database & Building Your First Visualization
08:07

The Show Me Tool - Picking a Suitable Chart Type
07:53

Customization - Highlighting and Annotating Data Points
08:06

Saving Workbooks - Workbook Types
03:35

Check Your Knowledge - Demo Project
5 questions
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The Core of Tableau
9 Lectures 53:43

Download the supplied .CSV file and work along.

Preview 05:37

Calculated Fields - Custom Calculations in Tableau
07:39

Note for Tableau Public users
00:18

Filters - Ways to Search for Relevant Data
08:30

Parameters - Make Your Graphs Interactive
07:45


The data used for the demonstration is included in the downloadable .CSV file.

Table Calculations - How Do They Work in Theory?
05:09

Table Calculations in Action
06:50

Exercise - Ranking Products
07:30

Check Your Knowledge - The Core of Tableau
5 questions
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Working with Time Series Data in Tableau
12 Lectures 01:57:00
Time Series Data - Introduction to Data Roles
09:17

Percent Difference - Representing Change in Values Over a Period of Time
10:32

Moving Average - Create a Smoother Using Tableau's Interface
10:22

Moving Average - Create a Smoother Using Custom Code
13:22

Exercise - Defining a Time Frame for a Moving Average Calculation
07:56

Creating a Forecasting Line
09:12

Download the 'Oil futures.CSV' file and work along.

The Discrete Data Role
10:00

Exercise - Year on Year Difference
08:14

Monitoring Data - Relative Date Filtering
12:37

Date Functions - A Summary
07:39

Download the 'Orders.CSV' file and work along

Latest Order - Another Case of Relative Date Filtering
12:10

Exercise - Combined Bars and Line Chart
05:39

Check Your Knowledge - Working With Time Series Data
5 questions
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Small Things That Make Your Life Easier with Tableau
7 Lectures 46:08
Custom Hierarchies - Data Structuring in Tableau
07:22

Groups - Data Structuring in Tableau
07:10

Manual and Dynamic Sets - Data Structuring in Tableau
05:58

Logical Statements - IF, IIF, CASE and Logical Operators
06:07

Download the 'Lures-subset-sales.CSV' file and work along

How to Resolve a Common Error Message - Aggregation: Attribute
07:04

Added Lines - Reference Line, Trend Lines, Drop Lines
07:01

Show More Data - Labels, Tooltips, Cards and Highlighters
05:26
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Scatterplots
5 Lectures 30:28

Download the 'faithful.CSV' file and work along

Scatterplot - The Basics
06:12

Add More Dimensions to Your Scatterplot
04:36

Exercise - Dynamic Scatterplot
09:04


Download 'Cars.CSV' and work along.

Detecting Outliers - Circle View with Box Plots
06:03
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Maps in Tableau
5 Lectures 24:42

Download 'cities.CSV' and work along

Tableau's Map Service - How to Create Maps in Tableau
07:34

Download the 'flights.CSV' file and work along

Dual Axis Map - Merge Symbol and Filled Maps
04:30

Maps and Paths - Show Directions of Movement and Their Volume
04:12

Download the 'metro-lines-traffic.CSV' file and the 'metro-vienna.png' image and work along

Custom Maps - Use Any Background for Maps
05:24

Download the 'fiji-earthquakes.CSV' file and work along

Animated Map
03:02
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Reshaping, Joining and Data Blending
7 Lectures 01:03:59

In this lecture I use the 'example-data.xlsx' file to demonstrate how data preparation works in Tableau

Data Preparation - Get Your Data in Shape
08:02

Download 'names.CSV' and work along

String Calculations - Splitting and Concatenating Strings
13:20

Download the 'join-sample-data.xlsx' document and work along

Joins - Create a Row Level Connection Between Two Tables
09:37

Download the files 'sales.CSV' and 'regular-customer.CSV' and work along

Data Blending - Connecting Data From Different Data Sources
12:53

Download the files 'sales-north.CSV' and 'sales-west.CSV' and work along

Calculations in a Blend
11:13

Download the documents 'table1.xlsx' and 'table2.xlsx'. We are using 'table1' for the first example, and 'table2' for the second one.

Union - Extend Tables with Extra Rows
04:47

Tableau File Types - Sharing Your Analysis
04:07
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Further Chart Types
9 Lectures 51:40

Download the file 'diseases-conditions.CSV' and work along

Histogram - Show the Distribution of Your Observations
06:23

Modern Proportional Chart Types - Treemap and Packed Bubble Chart
03:32

The Bump Chart - Show a Ranking Over Time
07:30

Download 'time-management.CSV' and work along

The Gantt Chart - Time Management with Tableau
07:02

Download 'weekly-plan.xlsx' and work along

The Gantt Chart - Daily Schedules
09:31

Download 'coffee-shop.CSV' and work along

Custom Waterfall Chart - Another Usage of the Gantt Chart
03:57

Download 'metrics.CSV' and work along

Bullet Graphs - Compare Performance vs. Target
08:57

Download 'sales-lollipop.CSV' and work along

The Lollipop Chart
02:12

Download 'comments.CSV' and work along

Wordcloud
02:36
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Dashboards and Presentation
5 Lectures 39:29
Introduction to Dashboards
05:52

What Makes a Dashboard Great - Principles of Creating Effective Dashboards
08:25

Actions - An Alternative Tool for Filtering and Highlighting
13:09

Swapping Charts
07:37

Presentation
04:26
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