Tableau is a fast rising and award-winning visualization software tool in Business Intelligence (BI) and Analytics Platforms. It helps people see and understand data. In this short course, we will cover the following topics:
• What is Tableau?
• What can Tableau do?
• Why is Tableau so successful in BI in recent years?
The hands-on part will cover how to use Tableau Public, the free version of the software. Specifically, we will use a small set of DMC equipment circulation data as an example. We will cover:
• how to load a data set
• how to create workbooks, charts and visualizations
• how to build a dashboard
• how to publish to the web, and more.