|About the Book|
Have you recently started, or are you planning to start, using Tableau Desktop in your business? Are you looking to quickly build your skills in Tableau Desktop? Are you looking to develop Tableau Desktop skills that can be immediately put to use inMoreHave you recently started, or are you planning to start, using Tableau Desktop in your business? Are you looking to quickly build your skills in Tableau Desktop? Are you looking to develop Tableau Desktop skills that can be immediately put to use in analyzing your business? If you answered yes to these questions, then this book is for you!This book is not a monotonous description of each and every function available in Tableau Desktop. Rather, this book has been designed to take beginner and intermediate Tableau Desktop users through the key functions and features they are most likely need, and therefore use, when working with Tableau Desktop in their business.This book provides a step-by-step process for quickly connecting to a range of data sources, building useful calculations, creating charts, tables and other visualizations, unleashing the insights that Tableau is famous for, and then sharing these findings with others.Presented in a business context and working step-by-step through a range of case studies, this book goes beyond simply teaching the functions of Tableau Desktop. This book uses real-world business problems to give you the skills you need to put Tableau Desktop straight to work in your business.Some of key skills and content covered by this book are:Connecting to datao Creating new data sourceso Editing and replacing data sourceso Formatting and blending dataBuilding useful calculationso Frequently used calculationsCreating charts, tables and other visualizationso Bar & Line Chartso Pie Chartso Geographic Mapso Scatter Plotso Groupso Area Chartso Dual Axis Chartso Crosstabs and tableso Using Filters and ActionsSharing your findings with otherso The pros and cons of different methods for sharing your dashboardsThis book will help you develop the skills you need to jump straight in to using Tableau Desktop in your business.