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Tableau Visual Analytics

This Tableau Visual Analytics - Essentials training course is geared for experienced users who wish to expand their visual analysis toolbox, strengthen their analytical skills, and gain a better understanding of visualization best practices. This course teaches you how to leverage Tableau to develop and hone your visual analytic skills. You will learn how to plan for elegant visual design, implement dashboards that reflect best practices, answer data questions, and how to best communicate with your intended audience.

This Tableau Visual Analytics - Advanced training course teaches experienced Tableau users to connect the science of data visualization to the principles of visual best practices. In this course, you will learn how to leverage research on human perception to create Tableau visualizations that truly help your stakeholders see and understand the data. Throughout this course, you will learn to design visualizations that effectively share information and insights with others. This course will advance your understanding of visual best practices.

By attending Tableau Visual Analytics - Essentials workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Describe the history, theory, and science behind data visualization, and how all this is built into Tableau's DNA
  • Engage in the data analysis process including everything from planning your line of questioning to reviewing and communicating your findings
  • Use some basic principles of human visual perception and cognition in your chart design
  • Critique charts and dashboards and offer suggestions for improvement

By attending Tableau Visual Analytics - Advanced workshop, attendees will learn:

  • Design visualizations to effectively leverage sensory and short-term memory
  • Design visualizations to inform viewers without misleading
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions
  • Design dashboards and stories using visual best practices

  • Attendees should be an experienced Tableau user.
  • Experienced Tableau users.

COURSE AGENDA

Tableau Visual Analytics - Essentials
(Duration : 2 Days)

1

Introducing Visual Analytics

  • What is visual analytics?
  • Strengths and weaknesses of the human visual system
2

Laying the Groundwork for Visual Analysis

  • The analytical process
  • Preparing for analysis
3

Visual Mapping Techniques

  • Working with human perceptual and cognitive processes
  • Encoding data into visual form
  • Working with color
4

Solving Real-World Problems

  • Getting a feel for your data
  • Time series analysis
  • Comparing categories and measures
  • Mapping
5

Communicating Your Findings

  • Fine-tuning for more effective visualization
  • Storytelling and guided analytics
  • Dashboards
Tableau Visual Analytics - Advanced
(Duration : 2 Days)

1

Visual analytics process

  • Describe the visual analytics process and its advantages
2

Memory and processing

  • Analyze how memory is used to interpret visualizations
  • Revise visualizations to reduce cognitive load
  • Effectively use pre-attentive attributes in visualizations
3

Informing without misleading

  • Identify ways to design visualizations so they inform without misleading
4

Using chart types effectively

  • Identify the most appropriate chart types to answer
  • specific questions
  • Identify best practices and considerations for a variety of chart types
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions
5

Designing dashboards and stories

  • Identify visual best practices for dashboard and story design
  • Describe the process of designing a dashboard or story
  • Create a dashboard or story using visual best practices

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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