Tableau For Dummies, 1st Edition

  • Molly Monsey
  • Paul Sochan
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  • ISBN-10: 1119134838
  • ISBN-13: 9781119134831
  • DDC: 001.4226
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This guide brings order to the chaotic world of data. Understanding your data and organizing it into formats and visualizations that make sense to you are crucial to making a real impact on your business with the information that's already at your fingertips. This easy-to-use reference explores the user interface, and guides you through the process of connecting your data sources to the software. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text shows you how to use graphs, charts, and other images to bring visual interest to your data, how to create dashboards from multiple data sources, and how to export the visualizations that you have developed into multiple formats that translate into positive change for your business.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
Getting Started with Tableau Desktop.
1: A Brief Introduction to Tableau Desktop.
2: Seeing What You Can Do with Tableau.
3: Understanding the Basics.
Bringing in Data.
4: Understanding Data Connections.
5: Connecting to Data.
6: Visualizing Data.
Analyzing Data.
7: Understanding the Tableau Desktop Environment.
8: Considering Data Display Options.
9: Adding Worksheets.
10: Creating Dashboards.
11: Building Stories.
Publishing and Sharing.
12: Publishing Workbooks.
13: Sharing Files with Tableau Reader.
Advancing to a Higher Level.
14: Advanced Visual Analytics.
15: Creating Calculations.
16: Unlocking the Language of Calculated Fields.
The Part of Tens.
17: Ten Great Tableau Tips.
18: Ten Tableau Resources.
About the Authors.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments.
Wiley End User License Agreement.