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Introduction to Tableau 

Research
Prerequisites: 

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Description: 

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.