How To Videos For Tableau Training

 

Preamble

Now in late April, 2016, I am about to publish a new series of articles that contain the results of the 2.5 year long, 3danim8 blogging experiment.

Before doing so, I’m trying to publish articles that have been sitting int the Draft section of my blog. This is one of those articles. Fair warning: There is a lot of content in this article, and the content will be found in over 30 videos.

Introduction

I teach the topic of Tableau according to the ways in which I understand and use the tool. My courses focus on fundamentals in several categories.  These fundamentals include:

  • Data types, structures, conversions and pre-processing methods;
  • Tableau definitions, behaviors, operations and quantitative techniques;
  • Problem definitions, solution techniques, and visual presentation of results;

Since I typically only have 3 days to teach how to effectively use Tableau in a business setting, I have created videos that show the various fundamentals in the context of how I use Tableau. These videos are intended to help my students continue to learn Tableau after they leave the courses I teach.

This article is simply a collection of videos that contain some of the core fundamentals as well as other applied examples I have published in this blog. There are also videos in this collection that I have never published in this blog.

These videos were all originally made in an ad-hoc fashion over several years. I did not write scripts for them and I generally did not edit them once they were made. Sometimes I might have used the wrong word like “blend” when I meant to say “join”. Usually there were not too many mistakes in any one video, but I determined a long time ago that I did not have the time to correct simple mistakes like these.

For Tableau purists, I apologize if I used the wrong term because my brain was forming the next paragraph in real-time so that I could finish the video and get back to other things I was supposed to be doing. I now offer this video collection to anyone wanting to know more about Tableau and/or Alteryx in some cases. I plan on doing an Alteryx video collection in the near future.

The 3danim8 Video Collection


Simple Data Blend


Simple Data Join


Multi-Field Search


Top N Example


Top N and Others Example in Alteryx


Creating and Using Sets


Multi-Measure Scatter Plots Using Parameters


Showing Every Nth  Data Point


 Tableaupedia


 My Tableau Story


Using Tableau as An Image Viewer


Animating 3D Data in Tableau


 A Special Counting Technique In Tableau


Reshaping Multi-Measure Data


Reshaping Mid-Size Data


Weekday and Weekend Bucket Example


Cleaning Data With Iterative Z-Score Approach


Finding Tableau Information On Twitter


Reusing a Tableau Workbook


First Usage of Tableau With Amazon Redshift


Adding Latitude and Longitude To Your Tableau Data Files


Deficiency in the Axis Scaling When Using the Pages Shelf in Tableau


Changing Text Fields into Hyperlinks in Excel

 

Here is another article related to extracting hyperlinks from Excel cells.

 


Downloading Daily Blogging Activity From WordPress


Processing Global Travel Data

Part 1: Introduction


Part 2: Statement of the Problem


Part 3: Whiteboarding the Algorithm


Part 4: Building Alteryx Workflow


Part 5: Visualizing Results in Tableau

 


Triggering Internet Actions In Dashboards


Creating a Series of 3-Month Buckets


The 3danim8 YouTube Tableau Videos


 

Using Tableau as a Graphical Post-Processor for a Custom Program 


 

The Rich Roll Plantpower Dashboard


 

Creating Pareto Charts in Tableau


 

Using Tableau to Clean A Harddrive


 

Tableau Buckets – Training Part 1


 

Tableau Buckets – Training Part 2


 

Using Tableau to Evaluate Groundwater Remediation History


 

Using Tableau for Correlations and Scatter Plot Techniques – Part 1


 

Using Tableau for Correlations and Scatter Plot Techniques – Part 2


 

Tableau Moving Average and Moving Range Control Charts – Part 1


 

Tableau Moving Average and Moving Range Control Charts – Part 2


 

Using Tableau to Visualize Rainfall Over Lake Okeechobee – Part 1


 

Using Tableau to Visualize Rainfall Over Lake Okeechobee – Part 2


 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s