The era of "big data" has exploded due to the rise of cloud computing, which provides an abundance of computational power and storage allowing organizations of all sorts to capture and store data. Leveraging that data effectively can provide timely insights and competitive advantage. This course will introduce you to Tableau, which was built to connect to a wide range of data sources and allow users to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. You will learn Tableau's data connection capabilities and visualization features which go far beyond those that can be found in spreadsheets, allowing you to create compelling and interactive worksheets, dashboards, and stories, that bring your data to life and allow you to take thoughtful action.
he advent of cloud computing and storage has ushered in the era of "big data." With the abundance of computational power and storage, organizations and employees with many different roles and responsibilities can benefit from analyzing data to find timely insights and gain competitive advantage. Data-backed visualizations allow anyone to explore, analyze, and report insights and trends from data. Tableau® software is designed for this purpose. Tableau was built to connect to a wide range of data sources, and allows users to quickly create visualizations of connected data to gain insights, show trends, and create reports. Beyond the fundamental capabilities of creating data driven visualizations, Tableau allows users to manipulate data with calculations to show insights, make visualizations interactive, and perform statistical analysis. This gives users the ability to create and share data driven insights with peers, executives and clients.