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Data Gets Its Day with Tableau 8
We’re taking Tableau 8.0 on tour to introduce you to our newest release. Learn what’s new, attend breakout sessions, get hands-on training on what’s new, hear customer stories, and network with other Tableau customers in your area and meet the Tableau team.
Who Should Attend?
Everyone is welcome! No matter if you’re an expert with Tableau or just getting started, you’ll find great content that will make your time spent with us well worth it. If you’ve used Tableau even just a little or your organization already uses Tableau, join us for the entire day. Hit up our overview, have lunch on us, join us for our breakout sessions, and stay through our afternoon reception. If you’re totally new to Tableau, join us for our morning “Tableau 8 Overview.”
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10:30 -- Registration, Coffee & Demo Stations
11:00 -- Tableau 8 Overview – What’s NewOur Tableau 8 Overview is for everyone. Whether you’re new to Tableau or a long-time fan, come to the Tableau 8 Overview and learn about all the new features. You’ll walk away able to do more with your data than ever before. If you have a friend or colleague that you think should be using Tableau, invite them to join us for this session and stick around for lunch
12:30 -- Lunch: Case Study, Networking & Community Fair
2:00 -- Breakout tracksOur breakout sessions are great opportunities to get in-depth knowledge about specific Tableau 8 features and see live demos.
Best Practices for Visual Analytics
Designed for people new to visual analysis, this session will cover the cycle of visual analytics, best practices for communicating with data, and present examples of use cases for visual analytics. You’ll learn how visual analytics can be best applied to transform the way you and your team see and understand data.
Diving Deep with Tableau 8
Designed for people who have previous experience with Tableau, this session focuses around a live demo of the new features in Tableau 8, with an emphasis on visual analysis. The demo will include the new visualization types, sets and groups, the redesigned marks card, floating dashboard elements, and improved data blending capabilities.
Tableau 8 for Enterprise IT
- Best Practices for Visual Analytics
3:15 -- Hands-on with Tableau 8 (Bring Your Own Computer)Hands-on: Introductory
New to Tableau? Still figuring out how to use the interface and build visualizations? Maybe you’re just feeling a little rusty and want to re-learn the basics. Bring your laptop and join us for this introductory hands-on session where we’ll cover:
- Connecting to Data Sources
- Creating Basic Charts
- Building Interactive Dashboards
- How to Find More Resources Online
Is this session right for me? No previous knowledge of Tableau is required for this hands-on session.
Ready to take your Tableau expertise to the next level? Tired of bar charts? Want to roll-up your sleeves and start calculations? Bring your laptop and come get hands-on with a Tableau expert to work through higher level exercises. This session will cover:
- Visual Analysis Techniques
- Creating Custom Calculations
- Advanced Dashboard Design
- Trouble Shooting at the Pro Level
Is this session right for me? This hands-on breakout session requires a moderate amount of Tableau experience. Attendees should be comfortable with the Tableau Desktop interface and easily creating and modifying analyses.
We recommend watching all of the introductory training videos before taking the advanced class.
4:15 -- Networking Reception & Demo Stations