Day 1 Morning: Gettign Started with Tableau
What is Tableau? Learn about the importance of data visualization and visual analytics. Become acquainted with Tableau products. Walkthrough Tableau Desktop features.
- Tableau Desktop environment general overview
- Data pane
- Shelves and cards
- Projects, sheets, workbooks
Day 1 Afternoon: Connecting to Data
Data connection is an essencial feature of data visualization and analysis tool. Tableau can connect to all the popular data sources which are widely used.
- Data sources
- Connecting to RDBMS
- Connecting to Excel file
- Connecting to web data source
- Connecting to Hadoop data
- Data Joins
- Data Blending
- Working with extracts
- Data Interpreter
- Metadata Grid
- Split data
Day 2 Morning and Afternoon: Visual Analytics
Data, if visualized, is of much greater value.
Thanks to its flexible means of visualization and visual analysis, Tableau has gained immense popularity.
Familiarize yourself with the enormous wealth and flexibility of Tableau visual tools.
- Hierarchial data and drill-down
- Sorting and Grouping
Day 3 Morning: Building Dashboards and Stories
You will learn how using dashboards you can build composite forms for analyzing complex data. Also, you will learn about the means of giving interactivity to your visualizations.
- Building dashboard
- Dashboard layouts and formatting
- Dashboard actions
- Story points
Day 3 Afternoon: Mapping
Authoring maps in Tableau is as easy as dragging and dropping a field onto the view. Whether you're plotting disease outbreaks, tracking bird migrations, or analyzing public transportation usage, you can put your data on a map in Tableau.
- Maps in Tableau
- Mapbox integration
- WMS integration
- ArcGIS integration
Day 4 Morning: Calculations
Tableau calculations are another flexible and powerful data analysis feature in Tableau.
You will be able to visualize not just raw data, but set an algorithm for preparing the data you need, implement an intermediate data transformation, and then display exactly the information that contains the most valuable information for decision making.
- Calculation syntax
- LOD expressions
- Table calculations
- Aggregate, Date, Logic, Number, String, Type calculations
- Pill types
Day 4 Afternoon: Publishing and Collaboration
Understanding the importance of team work, Tableau developers took care not only of getting the desired result by an individual user, but also implemented the expanded functions of publishing of dashboards and working together on common tasks in teams and corporations.
- Tableau Server
- Web authoring
- Publish to Tableau Server
- Device Designer