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Intermediate Tableau

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- 17:00
Mon, October 9 2023
- Tue, October 10 2023

This course will cover the more complex visualisations, dashboard development and calculations. It will also show you how to clean and transform your data effectively with Tableau Prep.


You will learn how to:

  • Build more complex chart types and visualizations.
  • Build complex calculations to manipulate your data.
  • Use statistical techniques to analyze your data.
  • Use parameters and input controls to give users control over certain values.
  • Implement advanced geographic mapping techniques and use custom images and geocoding to build spatial
  • visualizations of non-geographic data.
  • Prep your data for analysis.
  • Combine data sources using data blending.
  • Combine data from multiple tables in the same data source using joins.
  • Make your visualizations perform as well as possible by using the Data Engine, extracts, and efficient connection methods.
  • Build better dashboards using techniques for guided analytics, interactive dashboard design, and visual best practices.
  • Implement efficiency tips and tricks



Module 1: Tableau Prep

Introduction to the Tableau Prep workspace

Introduction to the workflow

Connecting to and configuring data

Exploring data

Cleaning data

Preferred data structures in Tableau

Shaping data

Combining data

Module2: Parameters

Using parameters in calculated fields

Using parameters for titles, field selections, and reference lines

Module 3: Filtering, Sorting, Grouping

Advanced options for filtering and hiding

Types of filters and execution sequence

Data security considerations of filters

Options for ordering and grouping

Types of sets and use cases


Module 4: Advanced calculations

Table calculations in depth

Intro to LOD expressions

Most useful functions

Module 5: Advanced visualizations and dashboards

“Real world” data visualization challenges

Visualization best practices

Guided analytics


Module 6: Mapping

Connection maps

Custom geocoding

Background images

Polyogon maps

WMS Servers

Integrating Google Maps

Module 7: Working with Tableau Server

Publishing, scheduling, and security options

Interacting with published visualizations

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