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Mastering Tableau

Author : David Baldwin
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Master the intricacies of Tableau to create effective data visualizations About This Book Arm yourself with an arsenal of advanced chart types and geocoding to efficiently and engagingly present information Map a grid over a network node diagram and use that grid to demonstrate loads, processing time, and more in Tableau Integrate R with Tableau by utilizing R functions, libraries, and saved models Who This Book Is For If you are a business analyst without developer-level programming skills, then this book is for you. You are expected to have at least a fundamental understanding of Tableau and basic knowledge of joins, however SQL knowledge is not assumed. You should have basic computer skills, including at least moderate Excel proficiency. What You Will Learn Create a worksheet that can display the current balance for any given period in time Recreate a star schema from in a data warehouse in Tableau Combine level of detail calculations with table calculations, sets, and parameters Create custom polygons to build filled maps for area codes in the USA Visualize data using a set of analytical and advanced charting techniques Know when to use Tableau instead of PowerPoint Build a dashboard and export it to PowerPoint In Detail Tableau has emerged as one of the most popular Business Intelligence solutions in recent times, thanks to its powerful and interactive data visualization capabilities. This book will empower you to become a master in Tableau by exploiting the many new features introduced in Tableau 10.0. You will embark on this exciting journey by getting to know the valuable methods of utilizing advanced calculations to solve complex problems. These techniques include creative use of different types of calculations such as row-level, aggregate-level, and more. You will discover how almost any data visualization challenge can be met in Tableau by getting a proper understanding of the tool's inner workings and creatively exploring possibilities. You'll be armed with an arsenal of advanced chart types and techniques to enable you to efficiently and engagingly present information to a variety of audiences through the use of clear, efficient, and engaging dashboards. Explanations and examples of efficient and inefficient visualization techniques, well-designed and poorly designed dashboards, and compromise options when Tableau consumers will not embrace data visualization will build on your understanding of Tableau and how to use it efficiently. By the end of the book, you will be equipped with all the information you need to create effective dashboards and data visualization solutions using Tableau. Style and approach This book takes a direct approach, to systematically evolve to more involved functionalities such as advanced calculation, parameters & sets, data blending and R integration. This book will help you gain skill in building visualizations previously beyond your capacity.

Mastering Tableau 2019 1

Author : Marleen Meier
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Build, design and improve advanced business intelligence solutions using Tableau’s latest features, including Tableau Prep, Tableau Hyper, and Tableau Server Key FeaturesMaster new features in Tableau 2019.1 to solve real-world analytics challengesPerform Geo-Spatial Analytics, Time Series Analysis, and self-service analytics using real-life examplesBuild and publish dashboards and explore storytelling using Python and MATLAB integration supportBook Description Tableau is one of the leading business intelligence (BI) tools used to solve BI and analytics challenges. With this book, you will master Tableau's features and offerings in various paradigms of the BI domain. This book is also the second edition of the popular Mastering Tableau series, with new features, examples, and updated code. The book covers essential Tableau concepts and its advanced functionalities. Using Tableau Hyper and Tableau Prep, you’ll be able to handle and prepare data easily. You’ll gear up to perform complex joins, spatial joins, union, and data blending tasks using practical examples. Following this, you’ll learn how to perform data densification to make displaying granular data easier. Next, you’ll explore expert-level examples to help you with advanced calculations, mapping, and visual design using various Tableau extensions. With the help of examples, you’ll also learn about improving dashboard performance, connecting Tableau Server, and understanding data visualizations. In the final chapters, you’ll cover advanced use cases such as Self-Service Analytics, Time Series Analytics, and Geo-Spatial Analytics, and learn to connect Tableau to R, Python, and MATLAB. By the end of this book, you’ll have mastered the advanced offerings of Tableau and be able to tackle common and not-so-common challenges faced in the BI domain. What you will learnGet up to speed with various Tableau componentsMaster data preparation techniques using Tableau PrepDiscover how to use Tableau to create a PowerPoint-like presentationUnderstand different Tableau visualization techniques and dashboard designsInteract with the Tableau server to understand its architecture and functionalitiesStudy advanced visualizations and dashboard creation techniquesBrush up on powerful Self-Service Analytics, Time Series Analytics, and Geo-Spatial AnalyticsWho this book is for This book is designed for business analysts, BI professionals and data analysts who want to master Tableau to solve a range of data science and business intelligence problems. The book is ideal if you have a good understanding of Tableau and want to take your skills to the next level.

Mastering Tableau 2021

Author : Marleen Meier
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Build, design, and improve advanced business intelligence solutions using Tableau's latest features, including Tableau Prep Builder, Tableau Hyper, and Tableau Server Key FeaturesMaster new features in Tableau 2021 to solve real-world analytics challengesPerform geo-spatial, time series, and self-service analytics using real-life examplesBuild and publish dashboards and explore storytelling using Python and R integration supportBook Description Tableau is one of the leading business intelligence (BI) tools that can help you solve data analysis challenges. With this book, you will master Tableau's features and offerings in various paradigms of the BI domain. Updated with fresh topics including Quick Level of Detail expressions, the newest Tableau Server features, Einstein Discovery, and more, this book covers essential Tableau concepts and advanced functionalities. Leveraging Tableau Hyper files and using Prep Builder, you'll be able to perform data preparation and handling easily. You'll gear up to perform complex joins, spatial joins, unions, and data blending tasks using practical examples. Next, you'll learn how to execute data densification and further explore expert-level examples to help you with calculations, mapping, and visual design using Tableau extensions. You'll also learn about improving dashboard performance, connecting to Tableau Server and understanding data visualization with examples. Finally, you'll cover advanced use cases such as self-service analysis, time series analysis, and geo-spatial analysis, and connect Tableau to Python and R to implement programming functionalities within it. By the end of this Tableau book, you'll have mastered the advanced offerings of Tableau 2021 and be able to tackle common and advanced challenges in the BI domain. What you will learnGet up to speed with various Tableau componentsMaster data preparation techniques using Tableau Prep BuilderDiscover how to use Tableau to create a PowerPoint-like presentationUnderstand different Tableau visualization techniques and dashboard designsInteract with the Tableau server to understand its architecture and functionalitiesStudy advanced visualizations and dashboard creation techniquesBrush up on powerful self-service analytics, time series analytics, and geo-spatial analyticsWho this book is for This book is designed for business analysts, business intelligence professionals and data analysts who want to master Tableau to solve a range of data science and business intelligence problems. The book is ideal if you have a good understanding of Tableau and want to take your skills to the next level.

Mastering Databricks Lakehouse Platform

Author : Sagar Lad
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Enable data and AI workloads with absolute security and scalability KEY FEATURES ● Detailed, step-by-step instructions for every data professional starting a career with data engineering. ● Access to DevOps, Machine Learning, and Analytics wirthin a single unified platform. ● Includes design considerations and security best practices for efficient utilization of Databricks platform. DESCRIPTION Starting with the fundamentals of the databricks lakehouse platform, the book teaches readers on administering various data operations, including Machine Learning, DevOps, Data Warehousing, and BI on the single platform. The subsequent chapters discuss working around data pipelines utilizing the databricks lakehouse platform with data processing and audit quality framework. The book teaches to leverage the Databricks Lakehouse platform to develop delta live tables, streamline ETL/ELT operations, and administer data sharing and orchestration. The book explores how to schedule and manage jobs through the Databricks notebook UI and the Jobs API. The book discusses how to implement DevOps methods on the Databricks Lakehouse platform for data and AI workloads. The book helps readers prepare and process data and standardizes the entire ML lifecycle, right from experimentation to production. The book doesn't just stop here; instead, it teaches how to directly query data lake with your favourite BI tools like Power BI, Tableau, or Qlik. Some of the best industry practices on building data engineering solutions are also demonstrated towards the end of the book. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN ● Acquire capabilities to administer end-to-end Databricks Lakehouse Platform. ● Utilize Flow to deploy and monitor machine learning solutions. ● Gain practical experience with SQL Analytics and connect Tableau, Power BI, and Qlik. ● Configure clusters and automate CI/CD deployment. ● Learn how to use Airflow, Data Factory, Delta Live Tables, Databricks notebook UI, and the Jobs API. WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR This book is for every data professional, including data engineers, ETL developers, DB administrators, Data Scientists, SQL Developers, and BI specialists. You don't need any prior expertise with this platform because the book covers all the basics. TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Getting started with Databricks Platform 2. Management of Databricks Platform 3. Spark, Databricks, and Building a Data Quality Framework 4. Data Sharing and Orchestration with Databricks 5. Simplified ETL with Delta Live Tables 6. SCD Type 2 Implementation with Delta Lake 7. Machine Learning Model Management with Databricks 8. Continuous Integration and Delivery with Databricks 9. Visualization with Databricks 10. Best Security and Compliance Practices of Databricks

Getting Started with Tableau 2018 x

Author : Tristan Guillevin
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Leverage the power of Tableau to get actionable business insights and make better business decisions Key FeaturesExplore all the new features of Tableau 2018.xBegin your Tableau journey by understanding its core functionalitiesApply advanced techniques such as data blending and parameters to make the best of TableauBook Description Tableau is one of the leading business intelligence tools used worldwide, in organizations of every scale. In its latest release, Tableau 2018 promises richer and more useful features related to visual analytics, reporting, dashboarding, and a host of other data visualization aspects. Getting Started with Tableau 2018.x will get you up and running with these features. The book starts with all the new functionalities of the different Tableau 2018 versions, along with concrete examples of how to use them. However, if you're new to Tableau, don't worry! The rest of the book will guide you through each major aspect of Tableau with examples. You'll learn how to connect to data, build a data source, visualize your data, build a dashboard, and share it online. In the final chapters, you'll also learn advanced techniques such as creating a cross-database join, data blending, and more. By the end of the book, you will have a firm understanding of how to effectively use Tableau to create quick, cost-effective, and business-efficient business intelligence solutions. What you will learnDiscover new functionalities such as density, extensions, and transparency introduced in Tableau 2018.xConnect tables and make transformations such as pivoting the field and splitting columnsBuild an efficient data source for your analysisDesign insightful data visualization using different mark types and propertiesBuild powerful dashboards and stories Share your work and interact with Tableau ServerUse Tableau to explore your data and find new insightsExplore Tableau's advanced features and gear up for upcoming challengesWho this book is for If you’re a beginner or an existing BI professional looking to get the most out of Tableau 2018's latest features, this book is for you. You’ll also find this book useful if you’re an aspiring analyst who wants to learn the capabilities of Tableau to answer business-specific questions. No prior knowledge or experience with Tableau or any other Business Intelligence tool is necessary.

Maximizing Tableau Server

Author : Patrick Sarsfield
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Enhance the way you use Tableau Server's analytical tools by learning how to manage content to drive user engagement Key FeaturesUnderstand how to quickly get connected, start publishing workbooks, and adjust basic settingsNavigate the Tableau Server interface to filter and locate content, customize viewing options, and automate various tasksLearn best practices for improving the efficiency of workbooks and data sourcesBook Description Tableau Server is a business intelligence application that provides a centralized location to store, edit, share, and collaborate on content, such as dashboards and curated data sources. This book gets you up and running with Tableau Server to help you increase end-user engagement for your published work as well as reduce or eliminate redundant tasks. You'll explore Tableau Server's structure and how to get started by connecting, publishing content, and navigating the software interface. Next, you'll learn when and how to update the settings of your content at various levels to best utilize Tableau Server's features. You'll understand how to interact with the Tableau Server interface to locate, sort, filter, manage and customize content. Later, the book shows you how to leverage other valuable features that enable you and your audience to share, download, and interact with content on Tableau Server. As you progress, you'll cover principles to increase the performance of your published content. All along, the book shows you how to navigate, interact with, and use Tableau Server with the help of engaging examples and best practices shared by recognized Tableau professionals. By the end of this Tableau book, you'll have a solid understanding of how to use Tableau Server to manage content, automate tasks, and increase end-user engagement. What you will learnGet well-versed in Tableau Server's interface to quickly and easily access essential contentExplore the different types of content and navigate through the project hierarchy quicklyUnderstand how to connect, publish, manage, and modify content on Tableau ServerDiscover how to share content and collaborate with othersAutomate tedious tasks by creating custom views, alerts, subscriptions, and data refresh schedulesBuild data visualizations using Web EditUnderstand how to monitor disparate metrics on multiple dashboardsWho this book is for This Tableau software book is for BI developers, data analysts, and everyday users who have access to Tableau Server and possess basic web navigation skills. No prior experience with Tableau Server is required.

Learning Tableau 2019

Author : Joshua N. Milligan
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Create powerful data visualizations and unlock intelligent business insights with Tableau Key FeaturesExplore all the latest Tableau 2019 features and redefine business analytics for your organizationCreate impressive data visualizations and interactive dashboards to get insights from your dataLearn effective data storytelling to transform how your business leverages data and makes decisionsBook Description Tableau is the gold standard of business intelligence and visual analytics tools in every industry. It enables rapid data visualization and interpretation with charts, graphs, dashboards, and much more. Updated with the latest features of Tableau, this book takes you from the foundations of the Tableau 2019 paradigm through to advanced topics. This third edition of the bestselling guide by Tableau Zen Master, Joshua Milligan, will help you come to grips with updated features, such as set actions and transparent views. Beginning with installation, you'll create your first visualizations with Tableau and then explore practical examples and advanced techniques. You'll create bar charts, tree maps, scatterplots, time series, and a variety of other visualizations. Next, you'll discover techniques to overcome challenges presented by data structure and quality and engage in effective data storytelling and decision making with business critical information. Finally, you'll be introduced to Tableau Prep, and learn how to use it to integrate and shape data for analysis. By the end of this book, you will be equipped to leverage the powerful features of Tableau 2019 for decision making. What you will learnDevelop stunning visualizations that explain complexity with clarityExplore the exciting new features of Tableau Desktop and Tableau PrepConnect to various data sources to bring all your data togetherUncover techniques to prep and structure your data for easy analysisCreate and use calculations to solve problems and enrich analyticsMaster advanced topics such as sets, LOD calcs, and much moreEnable smart decisions with clustering, distribution, and forecastingShare your data stories to build a culture of trust and actionWho this book is for This Tableau book is for anyone who wants to understand data. If you’re new to Tableau, don’t worry. This book builds on the foundations to help you understand how Tableau really works and then builds on that knowledge with practical examples before moving on to advanced techniques. Working experience with databases will be useful but is not necessary to get the most out of this book.

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate Exam Guide

Author : Dmitry Anoshin
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Learn through hands-on exercises covering a variety of topics including data connections, analytics, and dashboards to effectively prepare for the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam Key FeaturesPrepare for the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam with the help of tips and techniques shared by expertsImplement Tableau’s advanced analytical capabilities such as forecastingDelve into advanced Tableau features and explore best practices for building dashboardsBook Description The Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam measures your knowledge of Tableau Desktop and your ability to work with data and data visualization techniques. This book will help you to become well-versed in Tableau software and use its business intelligence (BI) features to solve BI and analytics challenges. With the help of this book, you'll explore the authors' success stories and their experience with Tableau. You'll start by understanding the importance of Tableau certification and the different certification exams, along with covering the exam format, Tableau basics, and best practices for preparing data for analysis and visualization. The book builds on your knowledge of advanced Tableau topics such as table calculations for solving problems. You'll learn to effectively visualize geographic data using vector maps. Later, you'll discover the analytics capabilities of Tableau by learning how to use features such as forecasting. Finally, you'll understand how to build and customize dashboards, while ensuring they convey information effectively. Every chapter has examples and tests to reinforce your learning, along with mock tests in the last section. 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 authors. What you will learnApply Tableau best practices to analyze and visualize dataUse Tableau to visualize geographic data using vector mapsCreate charts to gain productive insights into data and make quality-driven decisionsImplement advanced analytics techniques to identify and forecast key valuesPrepare customized table calculations to compute specific valuesAnswer questions based on the Tableau Desktop Certified Associate exam with the help of mock testsWho this book is for This Tableau certification book is for business analysts, BI professionals, and data analysts who want to become certified Tableau Desktop Associates and solve a range of data science and business intelligence problems using this example-packed guide. Some experience in Tableau Desktop is expected to get the most out of this book.

Innovative Tableau

Author : Ryan Sleeper
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Level up with Tableau to build eye-catching, easy-to-interpret data visualizations. In this follow-up guide to Practical Tableau, author Ryan Sleeper takes you through a collection of unique tips and tutorials for using this popular software. Beginning to advanced Tableau users will learn how to go beyond Show Me to make better charts and learn dozens of tricks to improve both the author and user experience. Featuring many approaches he developed himself, Ryan shows you how to create charts that empower Tableau users to explore, understand, and derive value from their data. He also shares many of his favorite tricks that enabled him to become a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author, and Tableau Global Iron Viz Champion. Learn what’s new in Tableau since Practical Tableau was released Examine unique new charts—timelines, custom gauges, and leapfrog charts—plus innovations to traditional charts such as highlight tables, scatter plots, and maps Get tips that can help make a Tableau developer’s life easier Understand what developers can do to make users’ lives easier

Tableau Desktop Cookbook

Author : Lorna Brown
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Whether you're a beginner just learning how to create data visualizations or a Jedi who's already used Tableau for years, this cookbook has a recipe for everyone. Author Lorna Brown provides more than 100 practical recipes to enhance the way you build Tableau dashboards--and helps you understand your data through the power of Tableau Desktop's interactive datavisualizations. With this cookbook, Tableau beginners will learn hands-on how this unique self-serve tool works, while experienced users will find this book to be an ideal reference guide on how to employ specific techniques. It also links you to online resources and community features, such as Tableau Tip Tuesday and Workout Wednesday. By the time you reach the end, you'll be a competent user of Tableau Desktop. You'll learn how to: Build both basic and complex data visualizations with Tableau Desktop Gain hands-on experience with Tableau's latest features, including set and parameter actions Create interactive dashboards to support business questions Improve your analytical skills to enhance the visualizations you've already created Learn data visualization skills and best practices to help you and your organization