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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

Ambassadors, Zen Masters, and Iron Viz

When you start in the Tableau Community, it may be hard to know whom to follow. Tableau has decided to help you by recognizing the investment and spirit of some people in the Community.


The first set of amazing people are the Ambassadors. They are split into four groups:

  • Forums Ambassadors: They are there to your questions in the Forum
  • Social Media Ambassadors: They are the social network gurus, follow them to get all the news
  • User Group Leader Ambassadors: They help the Community meet in real life by organizing the Tableau User Groups 
  • Tableau Public Ambassadors: Check their Tableau Public profiles and be ready to be blown away

Find all the current Ambassadors here:

Zen Masters

The second set of amazing people is the Zen Masters. They are the faces of Tableau Community. They passionately dedicate a huge amount of time to help everyone excel in Tableau. They not only create great visualizations, but they...