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Tableau for Power Users: Advanced Charts, Visualizations; Calculations, Stats, Mappings & More

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Tableau for Power Users: Advanced Charts, Visualizations; Calculations, Stats, Mappings & More

Next Level Tableau for Power Users (Intermediate) is a two-day, fast paced hands-on intermediate and beyond level Tableau course geared for experienced Tableau users to get their skills to the next level and become a true Power User, or for those users who are seeking to uncover the less obvious tricks and tips within Tableau that can help them accelerate their day to day tasks. Attendees should come to class armed with a deep understanding of all the fundamental concepts of building worksheets and dashboards.

The Tableau Training Series is independent-format training that can be tuned and adjusted to best meet your needs. Our materials are flexible, comprehensive, and are always instructed by a senior instructor with a deep understanding of Tableau and its most current features, benefits and functionality in a wide array of uses. This is not Official Tableau Training.

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Who should attend?

This is an Intermediate and beyond-level Tableau course geared for experienced Tableau users who wish to leverage Tableau’s more advanced capabilities.

Training content

  • Introduction and Getting Started (Quick Refresh, Optional)
    • Why Tableau? Why Visualization?
    • The Tableau Product Line
    • Level Setting – Terminology
    • Getting Started – creating some powerful visualizations quickly
    • Review of some Key Fundamental Concepts
  • Filtering, Sorting & Grouping
    • Filtering, Sorting and Grouping are fundamental concepts when working with and analyzing data.
    • Advanced options for filtering and hiding
    • Understanding your many options for ordering and grouping your data: Sort,
    • Groups, Bins, Sets
    • Understanding how these options inter-relate
  • Working with Data
    • Learn the difference between joining and blending data, and to do each
    • Consider the implications of working with large data sets, and options for when and how to work with extracts and the data engine.
    • Investigate best practices in “sharing” data sources for Tableau Server users.
    • Data Types and Roles
    • Dimension versus Measures
    • Data Types
    • Discrete versus Continuous
    • The meaning of pill colors
    • Database Joins
    • Data Blending
    • Working with the Data Engine / Extracts and scheduling extract updates
    • Working with Custom SQL
    • Adding to Context
    • Switching to Direct Connection
    • Building meta data via shared Data Source connections
    • Performance considering and working with big data
    • OLAP considerations (Overview)
  • Working with Calculated Data and Statistics
    • A Quick Review of Basic Calculations
    • Arithmetic Calculations
    • String Manipulation
    • Date Calculations
    • Quick Table Calculations
    • Custom Aggregations
    • Custom Calculated Fields
    • Logic and Conditional Calculations
    • Conditional Filters
    • Advanced Table Calculations
    • Understanding Scope and Direction
    • Calculate on Results of Table Calculations
    • Complex Calculations
    • Difference From Average
    • Discrete Aggregations
    • Index to Ratios
    • Understanding where Calculations Occur
    • Statistics
    • Reference / Trend Lines
    • Statistical Calculations
    • Summary Stats
    • Cohort Analysis
    • Working with Dates and Times
    • Continuous versus Discrete Dates
    • Dates and Times
    • Reference Dates
  • Advanced Mapping
    • Fundamentals Review: Building basic maps
    • Fixing geographies
    • Geographic Fields
    • Map Options
    • Built-in Demographics / Layering
    • WMS – working with a Web Map Service
    • Importing Custom Geographies
    • Assigning Geographies to Non-Geographic fields
    • Distance Calculations
    • Spatially Visualizing non-Geographic Data using background images and geo-coding
  • Working with Parameters
    • Parameter Basics
    • Data types of parameters
    • Using parameters in calculated fields
    • Inputting parameter values and parameter control options
    • Advanced Usage of Parameters
    • Using parameters for titles, field selections, logic statements, Top X
  • Building Advanced Chart Types and Visualizations / Tips & Tricks
    • Bar in Bar
    • Box Plot
    • Bullet Chart
    • Custom Shapes
    • Gantt Chart
    • Heat Map
    • Pareto Chart
    • Spark Line
    • KPI Chart
  • Best Practices in Formatting and Visualizing
    • Formatting Tips
    • Drag to Legend
    • Edit Legend
    • Fill 100% Black Line
    • Highlighting
    • Labeling
    • Legends
    • Working with Nulls
    • Table Options
    • Annotations and Display Options
    • Introduction to Visualization Best Practices
  • Building Better Dashboards
    • Interactive Dashboards
    • Quick Filters
    • Dashboard Objects
    • Filter Actions
    • Highlighting and Actions
    • Performance
    • Publish to Web
    • Zones
    • Guided Analytics
    • Cascading Filters
    • Highlighting
    • Quick filter Options
    • Select then See Visual
    • Self-Populating Dashboards
    • Shortcuts
    • URL Actions
  • Overview – Working with Tableau Server
    • Publishing to Tableau Server – Overview of publishing, scheduling & security options
    • Tableau Server Usage – Interacting with Published Visualizations


  • Price: 1,595.00
  • Discounted Price: 1,036.75

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