Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8

The Original Guide for the Accidental Analyst

Authors: McDaniel, Stephen, McDaniel, Eileen

    • Written by Tableau insider & product manager, teaching Tableau to thousands since 2009
    • Real-world examples that you can follow
    • Proven and trusted advice from Tableau experts
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About this book

Tired of boring spreadsheets and data overload from confusing graphs? Master the art of visualization with Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8! Tableau insiders Stephen and Eileen McDaniel expertly provide a hands-on case study approach and more than 225 illustrations that will teach you how to quickly explore and understand your data to make informed decisions in a wide variety of real-world situations. Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8 includes best practices of visual analytics for ideas on how to communicate your findings with audience-friendly graphs, tables and maps.

"A picture is worth a thousand words" is a common saying that is more relevant today than ever as data volumes grow and the need for easy access to answers becomes more critical. This book covers the core of Tableau capabilities in easy-to-follow examples, updated and expanded for Version 8. Learn how to be successful with Tableau from the team that started the original training program as the founding Tableau Education Partner!

"A must read for anyone interested in Tableau. Clear explanations, practical advice and beautiful examples!"

Elissa Fink – Chief Marketing Officer, Tableau Software

About the authors

Stephen McDaniel has 20 years of experience as a teacher, consultant, leader, innovator and author in the fields of business intelligence and data mining. Stephen is co-founder of Freakalytics, LLC, a company dedicated to helping people understand, present and take action with their data. He is also author of "Rapid Graphs with Tableau Software " and "SAS for Dummies". Stephen has worked with over 50 organizations including: Netflix, UC- Berkeley, EBay, Yahoo!, Duke, Amgen, Fidelity, Target and Microsoft. Please visit us at www.Freakalytics.com for information on Tableau public training courses and on-site, custom training.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Analyzing Your Data for Success at Work

    McDaniel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Build the Core—Tableau Basics

    McDaniel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 13-30

  • Go with the Flow—More Tableau Basics

    McDaniel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 31-45

  • Core View Types in Tableau

    McDaniel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 47-64

  • Advanced View Types in Tableau

    McDaniel, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 65-82

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6736-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8
Book Subtitle
The Original Guide for the Accidental Analyst
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6736-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6736-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 252
Number of Illustrations and Tables
279 b/w illustrations
Topics