Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x

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  • Discover new functionalities such as density, extensions, and transparency introduced in Tableau 2018.x
  • Connect tables and make transformations such as pivoting the field and splitting columns
  • Build an efficient data source for your analysis
  • Design insightful data visualization using different mark types and properties
  • Build powerful dashboards and stories
  • Share your work and interact with Tableau Server
  • Use Tableau to explore your data and find new insights
  • Explore Tableau's advanced features and gear up for upcoming challenges

Tableau is one of the leading business intelligence tools used worldwide, in organizations of every scale. In its latest release, Tableau 2018 promises richer and more useful features related to visual analytics, reporting, dashboarding, and a host of other data visualization aspects. Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x will get you up and running with these features.

The book starts with all the new functionalities of the different Tableau 2018 versions, along with concrete examples of how to use them. However, if you're new to Tableau, don't worry! The rest of the book will guide you through each major aspect of Tableau with examples. You'll learn how to connect to data, build a data source, visualize your data, build a dashboard, and share it online. In the final chapters, you'll also learn advanced techniques such as creating a cross-database join, data blending, and more.

By the end of the book, you will have a firm understanding of how to effectively use Tableau to create quick, cost-effective, and business-efficient business intelligence solutions.

  • Explore all the new features of Tableau 2018.x
  • Begin your Tableau journey by understanding its core functionalities
  • Apply advanced techniques such as data blending and parameters to make the best of Tableau
Page Count 396
Course Length 11 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781788838689
Date Of Publication 27 Sep 2018


Tristan Guillevin

Tristan Guillevin is a Business Analyst at Ogury. In 2017, he won the Iron Viz - the ultimate data visualization battle, organized by Tableau every year in Las Vegas. His passion for data visualization and for Tableau has taken him around the world. He enjoys helping people with Tableau by making webinars, conferences, and writing blog articles.