- Full Description
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 youll 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 ContentsAnalyzing 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
Advanced Data Management
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