Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8

The Original Guide for the Accidental Analyst

By Stephen McDaniel , Eileen McDaniel

Discover the core of Tableau 8's capabilities with the expertly written Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6737-9
  • 252 Pages
  • User Level: Intermediate to Advanced
  • Publication Date: January 11, 2014
  • Available eBook Formats: EPUB, MOBI, PDF
  • Print Book Price: $49.99
  • eBook Price: $34.99
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Tired of boring spreadsheets and data overload from confusing graphs? Master the art of visualization with Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8! Tableau insiders Stephen and Eileen McDaniel expertly provide a hands-on case study approach and more than 225 illustrations that will teach you how to quickly explore and understand your data to make informed decisions in a wide variety of real-world situations. Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8 includes best practices of visual analytics for ideas on how to communicate your findings with audience-friendly graphs, tables and maps.

"A picture is worth a thousand words" is a common saying that is more relevant today than ever as data volumes grow and the need for easy access to answers becomes more critical. This book covers the core of Tableau capabilities in easy-to-follow examples, updated and expanded for Version 8. Learn how to be successful with Tableau from the team that started the original training program as the founding Tableau Education Partner!

"A must read for anyone interested in Tableau. Clear explanations, practical advice and beautiful examples!"

Elissa Fink – Chief Marketing Officer, Tableau Software

What you’ll learn

  • Connect to and review data visually
  • Create insightful maps and take advantage of view shifting
  • Understand the types of views available in Tableau
  • Take advantage of the powerful Marks card
  • and much more

Who this book is for

Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8 is a great resource for those new to Tableau, and also contains useful tips and tricks for advanced users as well.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Analyzing Your Data for Success at Work

Build the Core - Tableau Basics

Go with the Flow - More Tableau Basics

Core View Types in Tableau

Advanced View Types in Tableau

Take over with Tableau - View Structure, Marks Card, Summaries, Formatting and Titles

Organize Data in Views

Essential Calculations and Models

Amanging Data

Advanced Data Management

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