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Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification

By : Adam Mico
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Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification

By: Adam Mico

Overview of this book

The Tableau Desktop Specialist certification is fundamental for any data visualization professional who works in the field with Tableau. This book gets you started by covering the exam format, Tableau basics, and best practices for preparing data for analysis and visualization. It also builds on your knowledge of advanced Tableau topics to get you up to speed with the essential domains and domain objectives. Although the guide provides an outline and starting point to key in on what needs to be understood before the examination, it also delivers in context to give you a strong understanding of each piece before taking the exam. Instructions on how to get hands on with examples, a common data source, and suggested elements are also included. Understanding the concepts will not only assist you in passing the examination, but will also help you work effectively with the tool in your workspace. By the end of this book, you'll be able to efficiently prepare for the certification exam with the help of mock tests, detailed explanations, and expert advice from the author.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Part 1: Introduction to Tableau
Part 2: Mastering the Exam
Part 3: The Final Prep

Exam scoring

I want you to get the most out of this book and your preparation. You will need to really invest time in the critical scoring element. The following sections will cover basic scoring and domain scoring to help you really understand where to invest more time for better understanding and preparation. Also, consider the time it took to complete the examination. If you could not complete the exam in 53 minutes, consider the questions and domains that gave you problems and study those chapters further.

Basic scoring

Each question is worth 25 points, which comes out to a total of 1,000 points for the total exam. To get 25 points, you need to get the entirety of the answer correct. This is difficult for multiple-choice questions, but all the correct selections must be made – there is no partial credit for having one correct answer to a two-part question. For example, if the answer is A, C, and D, 25 points is only scored if all selections were made – any other...