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Tableau: Presenting Analytic Visualizations

COURSE TYPE

Foundation

Course Number

1256

Duration

3 Days

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Empower your organization by utilizing self-service BI platforms to work with data analytics and gain access to critical business information. In this big data training course, you will develop visualizations from data models that use real-time data, build and publish interactive dashboards with Tableau, and gain exposure to a broad range of data sources, including big data frameworks.

You Will Learn How To

  • Create interactive visualizations to deliver business insights
  • Extract business intelligence by adding value to your data
  • Integrate data from multiple heterogeneous sources
  • Generate Tableau maps for geographical data
  • Share a story using dashboards to highlight your discoveries

Course Outline

  • Getting Started with Tableau

Employing visual analysis and analytics

  • Appreciating the impact of Big Data on visualization
  • Handling large volumes of data
  • Presenting visualizations to analysts and business users

Exploring Tableau

  • Utilizing the Tableau interface components
  • Distinguishing measures and dimensions
  • Generating basic visualizations
  • Data Visualizations for Business Intelligence

Accessing a single data source

  • Extracting data from Excel and text files
  • Pulling data from Microsoft Access

Working with marks and views

  • Applying different Views for finding value
  • Categorizing data with Marks

Graphing data

  • Constructing a histogram
  • Filtering to reduce volume of data
  • Sorting to impose order
  • Organizing data by grouping
  • Loading Data into Tableau

Modifying the Tableau data schema

  • Declaring data types
  • Aliasing column headings
  • Resolving issues with the Data Interpreter
  • Contrasting live connections versus extracts

Importing from multiple data sources

  • Reading Excel and text files
  • Integrating a Microsoft Access table
  • Executing a database join

Connecting to an enterprise database

  • Selecting data from a relational database
  • Consuming data from a big data framework

Combining data with joins and blends

  • Joining heterogeneous tables
  • Integrating sources by blending data
  • Building Advanced Visualizations

Leveraging visualization techniques

  • Generating Crosstabs and Pivot Tables
  • Establishing hierarchies and drilling down
  • Defining sets and subsets
  • Dividing the view into pages

Applying parameters

  • Slicing a view with filers
  • Specifying data with a selector

Charting with advanced features

  • Reviewing available chart templates
  • Employing combination charts
  • Exploiting trends and moving averages
  • Leveraging Table Calculations

Calculated fields

  • Formulating a calculation to enhance data
  • Identifying calculation types

Table calculations

  • Implementing quick table calculations
  • Editing table calculations for a refined data view
  • Creating level of detail calculations
  • Representing Locations with Tableau Maps

Mapping geographic data

  • Plotting latitude and longitude
  • Adding points manually

Surveying map types

  • Categorizing with the symbol map and filled map
  • Customizing regions with polygon maps
  • Presenting Insights

Authoring dashboards

  • Assembling dashboards from views
  • Linking the views for interaction

Narrating a story

  • Illustrating discoveries with a story
  • Capturing story points within the dashboards
  • Disseminating Visualizations
  • Sharing your workbook
  • Publishing to the cloud
  • Deploying your workbook to Tableau Server
  • Administering the server
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Course Tuition Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

Free Course Exam
You can take your Learning Tree course exam on the last day of your course or online at any time after class and receive a Certificate of Achievement with the designation "Awarded with Distinction."

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Training Hours

Standard Course Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

FREE Online Course Exam (if applicable) – Last Day: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
By successfully completing your FREE online course exam, you will:

  • Have a record of your growth and learning results
  • Bring proof of your progress back to your organization
  • Earn credits toward industry certifications (if applicable)

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