Data Visualization with Tableau [Video]

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  • Work with various data sources including text files, MS Excel files, databases, and R data filesUse Tableau Desktop for data analysis and visualizations
  • Create bar charts, pie charts, waterfall charts, bump charts, line graphs, boxplot and line graphs etc.
  • Build interactive Dashboards and Visualizations
  • Develop calculated fields such as running sum, moving average, year on year growth etc. with conditional logic
  • Create a dynamic dashboard combining multiple worksheets

Tableau is one of the fastest evolving Business Intelligence (BI) and data visualization tools. Data Visualization with Tableau helps your insights come compellingly alive and communicates complex ideas simply. Expressive visualization enables you to get beyond static charts to create multi-faceted views of data and explore every dimension. The rise of big data and the growing public awareness of its power has made this the moment for data visualization. Data visualization is changing the way the world looks at data.

Tableau is a Data Visualization tool for molding information into various visuals. This course gives an overview of the fundamentals, from normal computations to implementations of various concepts such as Integrating Tableau with R, advanced graphs, and formatting visualizations. This video course takes you on a journey in which you'll master data visualization using Tableau by getting to know valuable methods for utilizing advanced calculations to solve complex problems. These techniques include the creative use of different types of calculation such as row-level, aggregate-level, and more. You will discover how almost any data visualization challenge can be met in Tableau by a proper understanding of the tool's inner workings and creatively exploring its possibilities.

By the end of the course you will be equipped for success as a Data Analyst: you will be able to create effective dashboards and data visualization solutions using Tableau.

Style and Approach

This video course takes a direct approach and moves systematically from basic to more involved functionalities such as advanced calculations, parameters and sets, data blending, and R integration.

  • Explore the basic techniques of working with Tableau
  • Create interactive charts and dashboards from a myriad of data sources and get valuable insights from them.
  • Build easy to follow demonstrations discussing the pros and cons of each chart form.
Course Length 4 hours 59 minutes
ISBN 9781788837330
Date Of Publication 9 Apr 2018


Seema Acharya

Seema Acharya is Senior Lead Principal with the Education, Training and Assessment Department of Infosys Limited. She is an educator by choice and vocation and has rich experience in both Academia and the software industry. Her areas of interest and expertise are centered on Business Intelligence, Big data and Analytics, and technologies such as data warehousing, data mining, data analytics, text mining, and data visualization. She has authored the following books:


Fundamentals of Business Analytics, ISBN: 978-81-265-3203-2, publisher – Wiley India.


Big Data and Analytics, ISBN-13: 978-8126554782, publisher - Wiley India.


Pro Tableau - A Step By Step Lab Guide ISBN-13: 978-1484223512, publisher – Apress.


She has co-authored a paper on "Collaborative Engineering Competency Development" for ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education). She holds the patent on "Method and system for automatically generating questions for a programming language."