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Tableau 2018.3 - Desktop

Advanced Data Visualization and Dashboarding

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Advanced Data Visualization and Dashboarding with Tableau Desktop will expand the possibilities of how students can leverage Tableau to deliver analytics in ways never thought possible. This course is a logical progression from our one-day intermediate class, and is a valuable learning opportunity for users with one or more years of experience working with Tableau Desktop.

This is a fully interactive course. Participants will have practice performing the skills in our online classroom. The instructor is able to see each student's computer screen and offer guidance. Students will be provided an electronic copy of the course manual.

APPLICABLE SOFTWARE VERSIONS

Hands-on learning exercises in this course will be completed on Tableau Desktop 10; however, nearly all techniques are also relevant to all versions of Tableau Desktop 9.x, except where noted throughout the course.

Class Length

Two Days

Cost

$1199

SUGGESTED ATTENDEES

Consumers of business analytics information and business analysts who have attended our one-day intermediate class or have one or more years of experience in Tableau.

COURSE OUTLINE
  • Perform complex sorts
    • Discuss why sorted visualizations do not always appear correctly
    • Leverage the INDEX function
  • Examine additional visualization types
    • Work with Expanding Bubble, Donuts, and Clusters
  • Work with multiple data sources and data extracts
    • Create a data extract
    • Discuss custom SQL
    • Create a union
    • Blend data
    • Use data blends with calculated fields including NULL values
  • Create text based visualizations and add custom splits
    • Work with splits
    • Build Regular Expressions
  • Work with calculations
    • Use calculations for statistical purposes
    • Examine the impact of aggregation in calculations
  • Use LOD calculations
    • Introduce and use Level of Detail (LOD) calculations
    • Work with nested LODs
  • Add parameters to a worksheet
    • Use parameters to filter
    • Use parameters for other purposes
  • Explore advanced uses of bins and sets
    • Create a dynamic set
    • Work with histograms
  • Perform advanced comparisons
    • Show progress towards goals
    • Create a top-N visualization
  • Build advanced maps
    • Examine additional map types
    • Review automatic geocoding in Tableau
    • Modify geocode locations
    • Perform custom geocoding with data blending
    • Use background images in visualizations for spatial analysis
  • Develop with custom dates
    • See how Exact Date functions
  • Delve into forecasting and add trendlines
    • Explore forecasting
    • Review trendlines
    • Enhance forecasting with the use of trend lines
  • Work with distributions of data
    • Understand and use Pareto visualizations
    • Customize Pareto visualizations
  • Create advanced dashboards with actions
    • Add interactivity to dashboards
    • Leverage instructions and annotations
    • Add actions to a dashboard
    • Add tabs to a dashboard
    • Add navigation and help to a dashboard
    • Assess performance of a dashboard
Registration Details

  • Senturus accepts payment by credit card, purchase order and invoice.
  • Paying party will receive a payment confirmation email upon payment receipt.
  • Each registered student will receive an email with the course confirmation and details on how to access the online classroom.
  • A full, hard copy set of course materials is shipped to each United States based student a few days prior to the start of class.
  • *International students will receive electronic copies of the course guide in place of a hard copy. These students may print one hard copy of the guide for their own personal use during the course. The course materials are copyrighted and any other reproduction or distribution of these materials is strictly prohibited.

We recommend that all attendees have two displays (monitors) so they can see the training presentation and their hands-on class work simultaneously.

Audio for attendees is via VoIP and a PC headset is highly recommended. Audio is also available via teleconference using a TOLL number.

It is highly recommended that attendees use their own local copy of Tableau Desktop, any version of 10 will be suitable to complete the course. If a local copy of Tableau Desktop is not available in time for the class, attendees will need to connect to the demonstration environment via Remote Desktop. Instructions for testing your ability to connect to the remote desktop environment will be provided in the registration confirmation email.

Cancellations made ten or more calendar days prior to the first day of the course receive a 100% refund.

Cancellations made between five and nine calendar days prior to the first day of the course, receive a 50% refund.

Registrants will be charged 100% of the enrollment fee if a cancellation request is not received at least five calendar days prior to the first day of the course.