Advanced Tableau: Tableau Like a Pro

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Course Number: TAB-102

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Advanced Tableau Training Overview

Accelebrate's Advanced Tableau training course teaches students to take Tableau to the next level with advanced calculations, enhanced interactivity, and advanced analytics. Attendees will learn how to use actions to create interactive dashboards, apply cutting-edge formatting techniques, implement dashboard best practices, and much more.

For more information about this course, please see this brief video overview.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Create complex calculations and dynamic parameters
  • Build a dashboard with powerful interactivity
  • Produce complex chart types
  • Apply advanced formatting and data visualization best practices
  • Slice and dice their data to mine for critical insights

Prerequisites

Advanced Tableau training students should have taken Accelebrate's introductory Tableau course, or have the equivalent knowledge.

Outline

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Introduction
Calculated Fields
Aggregate Calculations & Ratios
Logical Calculations
  • If/Then
  • IfNull
  • IsNul
  • ZN
Date Calculations
  • DateAdd
  • DateDiff
  • Today()
Parameters
  • Pre-defined Lists for Faster Filtering
  • Top N Filter
  • Reference Line Parameter
  • Swapping Dimensions or Measures in a View
Using Actions to Create Interactive Dashboards
  • Filter Actions
  • Highlight Actions
  • URL Actions
Combining Parameters and Actions: On Demand Charts
Advanced Chart Types
  • Bar in Bar Chart
  • Bulletgraphs
  • Sparklines
  • Slope Charts
    • Building a Slope Chart with a Continuous Axis
    • Building a Slope Chart with a Discrete Axis (i.e. Rankings)
  • Pie Charts on Maps
  • Control Charts
Advanced Formatting & Dashboard Best Practices
  • Layout Containers
  • Floating Element
  • When to Use Which
  • Effective Dashboard Layouts
  • Layout Best Practices
    • Titles and Labeling
    • Color Choices
    • Do
    • Don
  • Guided Analytics
Advanced Tooltips
  • Text with formatting and dynamic data woven in
  • Viz in tooltip
Custom Shapes & Custom Color Palettes
Advanced Segmentation
  • Dynamic Sets
  • Top N Sets
  • Conditional Sets
  • Combined Sets
  • Set Actions
  • Clustering
Advanced Analytics
  • Reference Bands and Reference Distributions Explained
    • Reference bands
    • Reference Distributions
    • 60, 80% of Total, Percentiles
    • Quantiles
    • Standard Deviation
  • Box Plots
  • Forecasting
Storypoints
To Publish a Workbook to Tableau Server
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 or later (2013 or later recommended)
  • Internet access
  • Related data and lab files that Accelebrate would provide


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