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Tableau Intro Class at Visual Analytics Meet-up

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Readiness Acceleration and Innovation Network

2304 Jefferson Avenue · Tacoma

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Tableau Hands On Intro Class - Week 3 of 4 (no prerequisites)

Topic - Tableau Mapping, Calculations & Helpful Tricks

(Bring your computer. Plus download and Install the Tableau Public download data set.)

Mapping, Calculations & Helpful Tricks
a. Mapping
a. Maps in Tableau
b. Unrecognized Locations
c. Spatial Files
d. Density Mark Type
e. Expanding Tableau’s Mapping Capabilities
f. Custtom Geocoding
g. Polygon Maps
h. Mapbox Integration
i. WMS: Web Mapping Services
j. Background Images
k. Group Exercise- Build a Map Together
b. Calculations
a. Calculation Syntax
b. Introduction to LOD Expressions
c. Intro to Table Calculations
d. Aggregate Calculations
e. Date Calculations
f. Logic Calculations
g. String Calculations
h. Number Calculations
i. Conceptual Topics with LOD Expressions
j. Aggregation and Replication with LOD Expressions
k. Nested LOD Expressions
l. Group Exercise- Make a Visualization Using 3 Table Calculations
c. Ways to Save Time
a. Formatting
b. Customizing Shapes, Colors, Fonts & Images
c. Advanced Chart Types

Prework - YES: Go Install the Tableau Public download data set.

5:30 Networking Half Hour, hosted by RAIN. This is your opportunity to meet other local Tableau users who are cross training from Excel, Power BI and every other tool. Together we'll build a local network of data visualization learners, users & experts.

6:00pm Welcome & Introduction by Jim Bilbao

6:10pm Hands-on Training
Speaker: Grace Shea, Captain HR & Projects, Active Duty US Army

7:45pm Join & Build our Local Data Viz Network Today facilitated by Jim Bilbao

Check out these free resources to get started with Excel, Tableau, Power BI, and Google Data Studio. Plus lists of Open Data to visualize and places to volunteer and practice your data visualization skills.

For questions about this event, please contact Jim Bilbao

Jim Bilbao - [masked]

Charlotte Lawson - [masked]