Presenting data effectively is an art. In this course, Tableau Desktop Specialist - Creating and Modifying a Dashboard, you’ll learn to create effective dashboards and stories of your analysis. First, you’ll explore the science of data visualization. Next, you’ll discover how to build a dashboard for multiple devices. Finally, you’ll learn how to add interactivity for your users to find answers to their own questions. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of creating dashboards needed to effectively communicate with data.
Adam Crahen is the Director of Analytics Practices and Enablement for Pluralsight and also a former Tableau Zen Master. Adam is a creative problem solver specializing in data curation, transformation and visualization with tools like Tableau, SQL, Snowflake, dbt, and Alteryx, etc. His work has been recognized by organizations like Kantar and has been featured by several news organizations around the world. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for data by speaking at conferences, user groups and connecting with the data community.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Adam Crahen, and welcome to my course, Tableau Desktop Specialist ‑ Creating and Modifying a Dashboard. I am the Director of Analytics Practices and Enablement here at Pluralsight and I'm also a former Tableau Zen Master. Tableau is an industry‑leading data visualization tool, and this course is part of our path to the Tableau Desktop Specialist certification. In this course, you will learn how to build a dashboard in Tableau. Some of the major topics we will cover include understanding preattentive attributes and how they are used in data visualization, creating a dashboard, and adding mobile layouts. And finally, we will explore adding interactivity using dashboard actions. By the end of this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of how to build a dashboard to bring your story to life in Tableau Desktop. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Tableau Desktop's primary purpose, have a general knowledge of navigating through the tool, and know how to connect your data. From here, you should feel comfortable diving into Tableau with courses on understanding dimensions versus measures and discrete versus continuous fields, understanding aggregations, and building effective dashboards in Tableau Desktop. I hope you'll join me on this journey to prepare for the Tableau Desktop Specialist certification exam with the Tableau Desktop Specialist ‑ Creating and Modifying a Dashboard course, at Pluralsight