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Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software
     

Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software

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by Daniel G. Murray, Christian Chabot (Foreword by)
 

Unlock the business intelligence hidden in your data using visual analytics

Every enterprise has data scattered across many different systems, spreadsheets, and databases. Expert Daniel Murray explains how to create insight by building your knowledge of Tableau Desktop, adding best practices learned from working with big data at the most demanding

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Unlock the business intelligence hidden in your data using visual analytics

Every enterprise has data scattered across many different systems, spreadsheets, and databases. Expert Daniel Murray explains how to create insight by building your knowledge of Tableau Desktop, adding best practices learned from working with big data at the most demanding enterprise clients in the world. You will learn about proven methods for building dashboards that load quickly and clearly communicate the information you uncover. Then you'll learn the best practices for installing, configuring, and maintaining Tableau Server to insure high availability and good data governance. Case studies are provided to show you how other enterprises have leveraged Tableau to achieve excellent outcomes.

  • Reduce the backlog of information requests in your IT Group by enabling information consumers to build their own reports without sacrificing good data governance
  • Keep pace with the accelerating volume, variety, and velocity of data by leveraging Tableau's ability to connect to over 35 different enterprise data sources
  • Combine disparate data sets from proprietary and public data sources to build interactive dashboards in a fraction of the time required by traditional BI tools
  • Enhance information contained in your source data by leveraging Tableau's ad hoc sets, groups, calculation functions, and table calculations to provide dynamic and insightful analysis
  • Leverage Tableau's unique ability to run in memory or via direct connections to data sources to effectively manage limited hardware resources and insure high availability and good performance
  • Support your managers' intuition with timely and insightful analysis that can adapt at the speed of their thought

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118612040
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/11/2013
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

DANIEL G. MURRAY founded the InterWorks Tableau/BI practice in 2008, laying the foundation for InterWorks to become the premier Gold Professional Consulting Partner for Tableau Software. He is an in-demand speaker and was a Tableau Zen Master from 2014 to 2015.

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Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book to have, especially when you want to learn tableau.