Tableau 10 Complete Reference

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  • Build effective visualizations, dashboards, and story points
  • Build basic to more advanced charts with step-by-step recipes
  • Become familiar row-level, aggregate, and table calculations
  • Dig deep into data with clustering and distribution models
  • Prepare and transform data for analysis
  • Leverage Tableau’s mapping capabilities to visualize data
  • Use data storytelling techniques to aid decision making strategy

Graphical presentation of data enables us to easily understand complex data sets. Tableau 10 Complete Reference provides easy-to-follow recipes with several use cases and real-world business scenarios to get you up and running with Tableau 10.

This Learning Path begins with the history of data visualization and its importance in today's businesses. You'll also be introduced to Tableau - how to connect, clean, and analyze data in this visual analytics software. Then, you'll learn how to apply what you've learned by creating some simple calculations in Tableau and using Table Calculations to help drive greater analysis from your data. Next, you'll explore different advanced chart types in Tableau. These chart types require you to have some understanding of the Tableau interface and understand basic calculations. You’ll study in detail all dashboard techniques and best practices. A number of recipes specifically for geospatial visualization, analytics, and data preparation are also covered. Last but not least, you'll learn about the power of storytelling through the creation of interactive dashboards in Tableau.

Through this Learning Path, you will gain confidence and competence to analyze and communicate data and insights more efficiently and effectively by creating compelling interactive charts, dashboards, and stories in Tableau.

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Learning Tableau 10 - Second Edition by Joshua N. Milligan
  • Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin
  • Apply best practices in data visualization and chart types exploration
  • Explore the latest version of Tableau Desktop with hands-on examples
  • Understand the fundamentals of Tableau storytelling
Page Count 496
Course Length 14 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781789957082
Date Of Publication 24 Dec 2018


Joshua N. Milligan

Joshua N. Milligan is a five-time Tableau Zen Master, the highest recognition of excellence from Tableau Software for masters and teachers of Tableau and collaborators within the community. He was one of three Iron Viz Global finalists in 2017. He is passionate in serving others through data visualization and analytics. As a consultant with Teknion Data Solutions since 2004, he has extensive real-world experience across many industries. In addition to authoring every edition of Learning Tableau, he was a technical reviewer for Tableau Data Visualization Cookbook and Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public. He shares Tableau and Tableau Prep tips on VizPainter and his Twitter handle is @VizPainter. He lives with his family in Tulsa.

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.