Tableau Your Data! (Daniel Murray)

Book cover for Tableau Your Data! – Copyright © Daniel G. Murray – Wiley

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Get the most out of your data by getting more out of Tableau

Tableau Your Data! shows you how to build dynamic, best of breed visualizations using the Tableau Software toolset. This comprehensive guide covers the core feature set for data analytics, and provides clear step–by–step guidance toward best practices and advanced techniques that go way beyond the user manual. You′ll learn how Tableau is different from traditional business information analysis tools, and how to navigate your way around the Tableau 9.0 desktop before delving into functions and calculations, as well as sharing with the Tableau Server. Coverage includes settings customization, data security, scaling, syntax, and more, with plenty of examples that simplify advanced techniques. Use cases demonstrate how Tableau is applied throughout the enterprise, so you can utilize these analysis tools across sales, marketing, operations, financials, and much more. The companion website features actual working models of the book′s visualizations, plus a host of useful links to web–based resources that can help you customize your Tableau experience.

Tableau is designed specifically to provide fast and easy visual analytics. The intuitive drag–and–drop interface helps you create interactive reports, dashboards, and visualizations, all without any special or advanced training. This book is your Tableau companion, helping you get the most out of this invaluable business toolset.

  • Analyze data more effectively with Tableau Desktop
  • Deploy visualizations to consumers throughout the enterprise
  • Understand Tableau functions and calculations
  • Leverage Tableau across every link in the value chain

You need to make sense of your data before you can use it effectively to make good business decisions. Tableau helps you unlock the stories within the numbers, and Tableau Your Data! puts the software′s full functionality right at your fingertips.