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By Ben Jones

Go past spreadsheets and tables and layout an information presentation that truly makes an impression. This useful consultant exhibits you the way to exploit Tableau software program to transform uncooked information into compelling info visualizations that supply perception or permit audience to discover the information for themselves.

Ideal for analysts, engineers, retailers, newshounds, and researchers, this e-book describes the foundations of speaking facts and takes you on an in-depth travel of universal visualization tools. You’ll the way to craft articulate and artistic information visualizations with Tableau computing device 8.1 and Tableau Public 8.1.

  • Present comparisons of ways a lot and the way many
  • Use mixed information assets to create ratios and rates
  • Create charts to depict proportions and percentages
  • Visualize measures of suggest, median, and mode
  • Lean easy methods to care for edition and uncertainty
  • Communicate a number of amounts within the comparable view
  • Show how amounts and occasions swap over time
  • Use maps to speak positional data
  • Build dashboards to mix a number of visualizations

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A hundred and one Respecting version Visualizing version iv | desk of Contents one hundred and one 104 Variation over the years: keep watch over Charts Anatomy of a regulate Chart how you can Create a keep watch over Chart in Tableau knowing Uncertainty precis 106 107 107 a hundred and fifteen 123 eight. a number of amounts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . one hundred twenty five Scatterplots who's Who? Making it Exploratory including historical past photographs Stacked Bars Regression and pattern strains The Quadrant Chart precis 126 a hundred thirty 134 136 137 141 146 148 nine. alterations through the years. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 The beginning of Time Charts the road Chart The Dual-Axis Line Chart The hooked up Scatterplot The Date box kind and Seasonality The Timeline The Slopegraph Step 1: Get the information Step 2: attach Tableau Step three: Create a Parameter and Matching Calculated box Step four: Create the fundamental Slopegraph Step five: upload Line Coloring and Thickness Step 6: layout the Dashboard precis one hundred fifty 151 154 158 162 166 171 171 172 172 174 one hundred seventy five 178 179 10. Maps and placement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181 One designated Map Circle Maps including a moment Encoding while Marks Multiply crammed Maps Dual-Encoded Maps A Dual-Axis Map 182 183 185 186 one hundred ninety 196 197 desk of Contents | v A Dual-Encoded Circle Map precis 199 201 eleven. complicated Maps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Maps with Shapes Maps exhibiting Paths Plotting Map Shapes utilizing Axes precis 204 211 216 223 12. the enjoyment of Dashboards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 Dashboards in Tableau A observe of warning “Begin with the top in brain” kinds of Dashboards Context Is King precis 226 228 229 230 235 238 thirteen. development Dashboards. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 development an Exploratory Dashboard Step 1: layout Step 2: Sheets relocating issues round Step three: Annotations Step four: items Step five: activities Step 6: Formatting Steps 7 and eight: supply and effects construction an Explanatory Dashboard A Key element to give an explanation for: Nordic international locations within the Lead one other Key element to give an explanation for: The Emergence of China precis 243 243 243 248 250 253 258 270 271 272 272 274 275 14. complex Dashboard gains. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 Animating Dashboards exhibiting a number of Tabs including Navigation with Filters including customized Header photographs including Google Maps to Dashboards Create the URLs vi | desk of Contents 278 282 285 290 292 294 Adding Dynamic Google Maps satellite tv for pc pictures to Our Dashboard including YouTube video clips to Dashboards precis 295 297 302 A. assets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303 Index. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305 desk of Contents | vii Preface there's a large chance to discover and proportion the insights contained in facts. this isn't a brand new improvement. humans from Florence evening‐ ingale to William Playfair to Dr. John Snow and numerous others were altering the area with info for hundreds of years. The demanding situations we are facing at the present time are assorted, and so are the instruments at our disposal. yet simply as again then, the person that may ideal the artwork of speaking information in our time has to be without delay analytical, artic‐ ulate, and inventive.

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