The Official Guide

The Official Guide by George Peck
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Present a unified view of complex BI using the entire Tableau 8 toolkit

Create and distribute dynamic, feature-rich data visualizations and highly interactive BI dashboards—quickly and easily! Tableau 8: The Official Guide provides the hands-on instruction and best practices you need to meet your business intelligence objectives and drive better decision making. Discover how to work from the Tableau GUI, load BI from disparate sources, drag and drop to analyze data, set up custom visualizations, and build robust dashboards. This practical guide shows you, step by step, how to design and publish meaningful business communications to end users across your enterprise.

Navigate the Tableau user interface and data window

Connect to spreadsheets, databases, and other sources

Select data fields and drag them to desired screen locations

Work with pre-defined visualizations and sample workbooks

Display background maps and perform geographic analysis

Add calculated fields, graphs, charts, tables, and statistics

Combine multiple data sources into real-time dashboards

Export your visualizations to the Web or in various file formats

Electronic content includes:

Videos that demonstrate the techniques presented in the book

Sample Tableau workbooks
Publication Date:
10 / 09 / 2013

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