Tableau is a data visualization tool widely used to create Business Intelligence reports. These reports help in representing data in graphical or more readable fashion with user-friendly possible interactions. Interactive dashboards with proper labels and the ability to modify filters or selections and revise the views have always been an advantage for Tableau in the field of consulting services. In order to derive insights and take action on them, it is essential to convey the message through proper story-boarding. This tutorial focuses on how to make effective communication through data representation in Tableau. Tableau has emerged as a leader in GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT for seven years from 2012 to 2019 consecutively.
Before learning Tableau, basic knowledge about querying and summarizing data as in data analysis will be helpful. SQL will be an added advantage. Understanding of graphs, charts, tables, and views, along with mathematical calculations to obtain business metrics will make this tutorial, effective learning.
This tutorial targets Big data analysts, Data scientists and other readers who are willing to create Business Intelligence reports and modify them on day to day basis for business needs and better data visualization and real-time collaboration. With Tableau Public desktop, connecting spreadsheets and creating dashboards becomes easy.