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Tableau 10 Complete Reference

By : Joshua N. Milligan, Tristan Guillevin
Book Image

Tableau 10 Complete Reference

By: Joshua N. Milligan, Tristan Guillevin

Overview of this book

Graphical presentation of data enables us to easily understand complex data sets. Tableau 10 Complete Reference provides easy-to-follow recipes with several use cases and real-world business scenarios to get you up and running with Tableau 10. This Learning Path begins with the history of data visualization and its importance in today's businesses. You'll also be introduced to Tableau - how to connect, clean, and analyze data in this visual analytics software. Then, you'll learn how to apply what you've learned by creating some simple calculations in Tableau and using Table Calculations to help drive greater analysis from your data. Next, you'll explore different advanced chart types in Tableau. These chart types require you to have some understanding of the Tableau interface and understand basic calculations. You’ll study in detail all dashboard techniques and best practices. A number of recipes specifically for geospatial visualization, analytics, and data preparation are also covered. Last but not least, you'll learn about the power of storytelling through the creation of interactive dashboards in Tableau. Through this Learning Path, you will gain confidence and competence to analyze and communicate data and insights more efficiently and effectively by creating compelling interactive charts, dashboards, and stories in Tableau. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • Learning Tableau 10 - Second Edition by Joshua N. Milligan • Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x by Tristan Guillevin
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Title Page
About Packt
Deeper Analysis - Trends, Clustering, Distributions, and Forecasting

Additional distribution options using Tableau Server

Tableau Server allows for several other options for sharing your views, dashboards, and data. Along with allowing users to sign in to Tableau Server, you might consider the following options:

  • Dashboards, views, and story points can be embedded in websites, portals, and SharePoint. Single sign on options exists to allow your website authentication to integrate seamlessly with Tableau Server.
  • Tableau Server allows users to subscribe to views and dashboards and schedule email delivery. The email will contain an up-to-date image of the view and link to the dashboard on Tableau Server. Server admins may also manage user subscriptions.
  • The TABCMD utility is provided with Tableau Server and may be installed on other machines. The utility provides the ability to automate many functions of Tableau Server including export features, publishing, and user and security management. This opens up quite a few possibilities for automating delivery.
  • The REST...