Tableau 8: The Official Guide 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 windowConnect to spreadsheets, databases, and other sourcesSelect data fields and drag them to desired screen locationsWork with pre-defined visualizations and sample workbooksDisplay background maps and perform geographic analysisAdd calculated fields, graphs, charts, tables, and statisticsCombine multiple data sources into real-time dashboardsExport your visualizations to the Web or in various file formats
Electronic content includes:
Videos that demonstrate the techniques presented in the bookSample Tableau workbooks