Tableau Tips, Tricks, and Techniques [Video]

By Ana Yin
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  1. Introduction to Tableau Foundations

About this video

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.

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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.

Publication date:
March 2019
2 hours 10 minutes

About the Author

  • 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.

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