Level up with Tableau to build eye-catching, easy-to-interpret data visualizations. In this follow-up guide to Practical Tableau, author Ryan Sleeper takes you through a collection of unique tips and tutorials for using this popular software. Beginning to advanced Tableau users will learn how to go beyond Show Me to make better charts and learn dozens of tricks to improve both the author and user experience.
Featuring many approaches he developed himself, Ryan shows you how to create charts that empower Tableau users to explore, understand, and derive value from their data. He also shares many of his favorite tricks that enabled him to become a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author, and Tableau Global Iron Viz Champion.
- Learn what's new in Tableau since Practical Tableau was released
- Examine unique new charts--timelines, custom gauges, and leapfrog charts--plus innovations to traditional charts such as highlight tables, scatter plots, and maps
- Get tips that can help make a Tableau developer's life easier
- Understand what developers can do to make users' lives easier
About the Author
Ryan Sleeper is founder and principal at Playfair Data and has consulted with dozens of the world's best-known brands. He is author of the book Practical Tableau: 100 Tips, Tutorials, and Strategies from a Tableau Zen Master and has shared his data visualization strategies worldwide, including speaking engagements in London, Tokyo, Toronto, and Singapore. Ryan's work in Tableau has earned him the titles of Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Global Iron Viz Champion, and Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author.