Tableau Tips, Tricks, and Techniques [Video]

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Learn
  • Discover tips and tricks to boost your productivity while using Tableau
  • Get familiar with the changes in the Tableau user interface
  • Master useful keyboard shortcuts that will improve how you use Tableau and enhance your productivity
  • Improve your quality of life and, without directly improving your productivity, greatly improve your personal user experience with Tableau
  • Some best practices and conventions to be followed when working with Tableau
About

Tableau is one of the most popular data visualization tools used by data science and BI professionals. Data visualization is of the utmost importance in the modern business world where data is increasingly used for decision making. Tableau 2019 is a powerful, fast–growing, and self-service business intelligence and data visualization tool. Data analysis is faster in Tableau and no coding language is required to work with it.

In this course, you will discover best practices that you didn’t even know existed, and with which you can increase your efficiency and productivity while using Tableau for your daily tasks. Each section covers exciting tips, tricks, and techniques for efficient data visualizations in Tableau 2019 that you can apply in real-world scenarios to help your work get easier and help you become more efficient in your projects. You will learn how to make your visualizations look more visually appealing by adding customizations. You will also cover the new features introduced in Tableau 2019 and how it simplifies the way you use Tableau for your data science and BI requirements.

By the end of the course, you will be able to use Tableau 2019 in a highly efficient manner, having mastered its best practices.

All supporting files for this course are available at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Tableau-Tips-Tricks-and-Techniques

Style and Approach

The course compares the previous version of Tableau with the latest version, 19 , using a hands-on approach and demonstrations so you can master the latest changes. Full of useful tips, tricks, and techniques for improving productivity, this course is easy to understand with minimal jargon and theory.

Features

Master all the latest features of Tableau that are guaranteed to improve your productivity
Become a Tableau expert by learning many exciting tips, best practices, and techniques for presenting your data.
Work with expert tools and tips to improve your Tableau performance and save time and effort.

Course Length 2 hours 10 minutes
ISBN 9781789950809
Date Of Publication 30 Mar 2019
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Exploring Discrete versus Continuous; Dimensions versus Measure – Part 2
Combined Axis versus Dual Axis Charts
Highlight Problem Areas and Opportunity Using Traffic Lights
Tips for Visualizing Actual Performance Against Prior Period or Target – Part 1
Tips for Visualising Actual Performance Against Prior Period or Target – Part 2
Formatting Tips and Tricks
How to Create a Likert Scale Chart for Sentiment Analysis – Part 1
How to Create a Likert Scale Chart for Sentiment Analysis – Part 2
Basic Statistical Analysis with Survey Data

Authors

Ana Yin

Ana Yin is an experienced Tableau Certified Trainer and Senior Consultant at Tridant Pty Ltd, based in Sydney, Australia. Starting out as a student of Architecture before swapping this for a Business degree, her passion for the Arts (backed up by a strong business acumen) makes her the “go-to” for clients who need expert advice on how to leverage data for effective storytelling and decision making. 80% of the time, she is involved in dashboard development for clients, setting design principles and best practice. As for the other 20%, she conducts Tableau Classroom Training across the Asia Pacific region. Outside work, she has always been an avid traveler, language buff, and a lover of good food.