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Rapid Graphs with Tableau 8

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
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Table of Contents

Analyzing Your Data for Success at Work Build the Core - Tableau Basics Go with the Flow - More Tableau Basics Core View Types in Tableau Advanced View Types in Tableau Take over with Tableau - View Structure, Marks Card, Summaries, Formatting and Titles Organize Data in Views Essential Calculations and Models Amanging Data Advanced Data Management Share Insights

About the Author

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 for information on Tableau public training courses and on-site, custom training.

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