Data, both big and small, has come to dominate many of our design, development, marketing, and business decisions. It is now more important than ever that the common person understand how data is built into graphs, illustrations, and interactive dashboards and how easy it is for anyone to do it! Have you ever wondered what kind of data you need to make a geographical bubble chart? Perhaps learning how to create a gradient from high to low across Indiana is more your speed? Whatever your cup of tea, these tricks of the trade will put you on the path to a better understanding of Tableau and your data.
Tableau’s key features
Shortcuts / tricks
How to create an interactive dashboard (demo also provided)
Jennifer Brisco is an Emerging IT Professional/Designer/Developer at Purdue University. She holds a B.S. in computer graphics technology, and is a member of the Studio by Purdue team that supports student success by creating technologies aimed at transforming the classroom experience. The team's work has been featured by the New York Times, USA Today, CNET, and The Chronicle of Higher Education; and has won awards from Wharton-QS Stars Awards 2014: Reimagine Education, Center for Digital Education, TechPoint Mira Technology Awards, and Campus Technology.