Tableau software is arguably one of the best business intelligence software out there. It allows you to create great looking data visualizations as well as informative dashboards.
If you have just started using Tableau, this book will guide you through step by step recipes from importing data to creating visualizations.
- Connect to Data Sources: connect to various data sources, including text, Excel, and Access fi les, as well as sources on a server.
- Create Univariate Charts: create charts with one variable, including bar graphs, pie charts, histogram, line charts, stacked bar charts, and box plots.
- Create Maps: create maps by setting geographic variables, placing markers, overlaying demographic data, and using custom polygon shapes and choropleth maps.
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In the Book, You Will Discover:
CREATE VARIOUS CHARTS
Save time and learn quick recipes to create bullet charts, dual-axis charts, stacked charts
Find easy solutions to common problems
Impress colleagues with your filled maps as well as custom shape maps
Find advanced settings to customize your visualizations
Author: Ashutosh Nandeshwar
Ashutosh R. Nandeshwar is one of the few analytics professionals in the higher education industry who has developed analytical solutions for all stages of the student life cycle (from recruitment to giving). He enjoys speaking to technical and non-technical audiences about the power of data, as well as ranting about data professionals who chase after “interesting” things.
He received his PhD/MS from West Virginia University and his BEng from Nagpur University, all in industrial engineering. Currently, he is leading the data, reporting, and analytics efforts at the California Institute of Technology.
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