Using Calculated Fields in Tableau Desktop

by Pooja Gandhi

Get to know the behind the scenes calculations that Tableau performs as you drag and drop fields. Master calculation concepts and confidently solve business problems.

What you'll learn

At the core of Tableau is a thorough knowledge of calculation concepts. In this course, Using Calculated Fields in Tableau Desktop, you will gain the ability to confidently solve business problems by learning to apply calculation concepts. First, you will learn how to create and use calculated fields. Next, you will discover how granularity and level of detail impact calculations. Finally, you will explore how to use level of detail calculations. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of using calculated fields in tableau desktop needed to effectively solve business problems.

About the author

Pooja joined Pluralsight in 2018 as a Lead Analytics Engineer. She is a recognized 2x Tableau Zen Master and an accomplished analytics and visualizations practitioner. As an expert in her field, Pooja has spoken about her passion for data at various different conferences globally. Together with Adam Crahen of Pluralsight, she co-founded thedataduo.com where they feature a large gallery of data visualizations on a variety of different topics. The work by The Data Duo has made an appearance on UNI... more

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