Tableau 10 Business Intelligence Solutions - Volume 2
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Create powerful, effective visualizations to help analyze your data with Tableau 10 by your side
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step solutions
  • Use filters, calculated fields, parameters, and actions to add interactivity to charts and dashboards
  • Create effective and compelling dashboards and story points
  • Leverage Tableau’s mapping capabilities to visualize location and shape data
  • Integrate analytics and forecasting to enhance data analysis
  • Get to know tips and tricks to work more quickly and effectively in Tableau
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Requirements
  • Familiarity with previous versions of Tableau would be helpful, but is not necessary.
Description

Tableau is a software tool that can speed up your organization’s Business Intelligence capabilities, through its rich visualization offerings, and helps to uncover insights for better and smarter decision making. This tutorial is for business, technology, data, and analytics professionals who use and analyze data and data-driven approaches to support business operations and strategic initiatives in their organizations. 

Following on from Volume 1, this volume focuses on the more advanced offerings of Tableau in terms of dashboarding and analytics. You will see how you can leverage these features to make better sense of your data. You’ll understand how Tableau interacts with your data, and be able to create stunning dashboards and story points in Tableau for effective storytelling.

By the end of this highly intuitive and practical video, you'll have gained the confidence and competence to analyze your data more efficiently and effectively by creating compelling dashboards and storyboards in Tableau, and you’ll be able to use them to effectively communicate your business insights.

About the Author

Donabel Santos is a self-confessed data geek. She loves working with data, writing queries, and developing reports on her SQL Server databases, and exploring and visualizing data with Tableau.

She is the principal and senior Business Intelligence Architect at QueryWorks Solutions, a Tableau Learning and Alliance partner in Vancouver, BC, Canada, providing consulting and training services. She has spent years in consulting and has developed a variety of solutions for clients in different verticals—finance, manufacturing, healthcare, legal, higher education, and local government.

Donabel is a multi-year Microsoft Data Platform MVP (previously known as SQL Server MVP) and has extensive experience in SQL Server in different areas, such as development, administration, data warehouse, reporting (SSRS), tuning, troubleshooting, XML, CLR, integration with ERPs and CRMs using PowerShell, C#, SSIS, and Power BI.

One of Donabel's passions is teaching and sharing her love for data. She is a Tableau Certified Professional and a Tableau Accredited Trainer, delivering Tableau public and on-site client training. She is also the lead instructor for a number of courses at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), including Applied Database Administration and Design (ADAD), and Applied Data Analytics (ADA) programs. She teaches SQL Server Administration, Development, Integration (SSIS), Data Warehouse Foundations, and Visual Analytics with Tableau.

Donabel has also authored three other books with Packt Publishing: SQL Server 2012 with PowerShell V3 Cookbook, PowerShell for SQL Server Essentials, and SQL Server 2014 with PowerShell V5 Cookbook. She also contributed a chapter to Manning Publications' PowerShell Deep Dives.

Who is the target audience?
  • This video is for business, data, and analytics professionals who want to build rich interactive visualizations using Tableau.
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25 Lectures
01:59:11
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Building Interactive Charts
7 Lectures 29:16

This video provides an overview of the entire course.

Preview 05:37

The aim of this video is to create an animated chart that shows the graph of change in population over years.

Creating a Motion Chart
04:13

The aim of this video is to create a parameter to adjust the rows and columns.

Creating a Dynamic Column/Row Trellis Chart
04:47

The aim of this video is to create a bar chart to view the top or bottom data.

Creating a Top/Bottom N Filter
04:03

It is not uncommon to want to compare one item against all other items in a chart.

Comparing One to Everything Else
04:59

The aim of this video is to display different dimensions.

Dynamically Displaying Dimensions
02:12

The aim of this video is to sort the data based on user selection.

Dynamically Displaying and Sorting Measures
03:25
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Dashboards and Story Points
5 Lectures 33:00

The aim of this video is to create a filter action to all other sheets in the dashboard.

Preview 10:50

When you look at data, you would obviously like the required data to be highlighted so it is easier to work with it.

Creating a Highlight Action
05:29

If you need extra information besides that on the dashboard, you would require web access directly from your dashboard. This video will enable you to do that.

Creating a URL Action
05:54

Visual content is always more effective than written content. Hence Tableau provides elements to add visualization to the dashboard.

Creating an Infographic-Like Dashboard
05:44

If one wants to keep a lot of topics in mind, it is beneficial if we have something which will arrange topics in a sequence. Story points in Tableau do that for us.

Creating Story Points
05:03
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Maps and Geospatial Visualization
6 Lectures 29:14

Map layers help in adding information on the map. We will add the layers to make our map more informative.

Preview 03:46

When there are similarities between two or more regions, Tableau can be used to mark them with the same colour, thus creating custom territories.

Creating Custom Territories
05:42

Another alternative for changing the look of maps is WMS. This video will enable you to do that.             

Working with Web Map Service (WMS)
03:15

Visualizing movement in maps is made easy by Tableau using lines.

Using Path to Display Movement on a Map
07:12

Locations that are unrecognizable in Tableau could be visualized by importing your location information into Tableau.

Importing Custom Geocoding
04:06

We can use a custom background in tableau to enrich the user interface.

Using a Custom Image Background
05:13
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Analytics
7 Lectures 27:41

To show a constant value on the graph, we can add constant line.

Preview 03:57

Trend lines are typically added to charts to visualize general patterns or movement. Let’s learn how to do that in this video.

Adding a Trend Line
04:34

When you need to measure values comparatively, you will require adding reference line.        

Using a Reference Line
04:34

Similar to reference line, reference bands are used to point areas with similar points.        

Adding a Reference Band
02:58

It will be easier to perform operations if similar points or objects are together. This function is called clustering.

Performing Cluster Analysis
02:48

We can forecast data on the basis of previous trends. This video will help you to visualize forecast using Tableau 10.

Visualizing Forecast
02:42

To find the best fit straight line in the scatterplot, you need to perform linear regression. Let’s look at how to do that in this video.

Performing Linear Regression with R
06:08
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