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UBCTUG March 2014 Working Meetup - Bring your own data

Join us for our UBC Tableau User Group March 2014 meeting on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 2-4PM!


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West Mall Swing Space,  2175 West Mall V6T 1Z4
UBC Campus, Vancouver 


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2:00-2:45 –  Showcase and presentation: How other universities are using Tableau
2:45-3:45 - Working Meetup - Work with Tableau, Get Feedback!
3:45-4:00 – Open discussion, Q&A



Come and join our March UBCTUG Working Meetup!

In the first hour, we will present and showcase how Tableau is being used in other universities.

For the second hour, we plan to do lots of hands-on and immersive Tableau work. Bring your own data. 

We can work in mini-groups, or one big group, to get you started on Tableau, or just get constructive feedback on your current views and dashboards.  Bring your own data sets! You'll get your hands dirty, and start working with Tableau. We'll do a show and tell for each data set, and we'll compare notes, experiences, feedback that we can use for the next data set.

To get the most out of this meetup, bring your laptop pre-installed with Tableau v8 Public, or Tableau v8 Desktop.

Never used Tableau before? This is your chance to see it in action! Used Tableau already?

Test your skills, and mentor someone else!

See you March 20!

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We will also have Tableau participation in our meeting. Ben Bradley from Tableau's  Product Consultant team will join and help answer questions.

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What is Tableau?

Tableau is an analytics software package that allows you to visually explore your data and create interactive visual reports, allowing you to more easily gain insights into your data and communicate your results. See for more info on Tableau.

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