Tableau is a data visualization tool widely used to create Business Intelligence reports. These reports help represent data in a 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 consulting services. However, to derive insights and take action on them, it is essential to convey the message through proper storyboarding. 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 graphs, charts, tables, views, and mathematical calculations to obtain business metrics, will make this effective tutorial learning.
This tutorial targets Big data analysts, Data scientists, and other readers willing to create Business Intelligence reports and modify them on a daily basis for business needs and better data visualization and real-time collaboration. With Tableau Public desktop, connecting spreadsheets and creating dashboards becomes easy.