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Tableau continues to work towards its mission of helping people see and understand their data.

We learned that one of the biggest roadblocks in data analysis is data preparation.

Meet Tableau Prep; a smart, friendly, intuitive and easy way to explore and prepare your data so that it is analytics ready! Try it yourself in this hands-on session.

It’s self-service data preparation, for everyone!

Bring along your laptop with a copy of Tableau Prep Builder or the 14-day trial version installed, and we'll take it for a drive.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will get introduced to the interface of Tableau Prep Builder
  • Participants will go over common real-life data problems and how Tableau Prep Builder can help tackle these
  • Participants will be introduced on they can leverage Prep at scale, by using Tableau Prep Conductor

Examples of Data Problems that the hands-on will cover:

  • Working with data from disparate data sources
  • Determining the structure and composition of your data
  • Working with data that have different structures and aggregation levels
  • Dealing with human error in data inputs
  • Automating the process of cleaning the data

Who should attend?

    Analysts, data stewards and anyone who is looking for an easier solution in preparing their data for analysis (Prior knowledge of Tableau Desktop can be beneficial but isn’t required).

Please note the operating system requirements during installation:


  • Microsoft Windows 7 or newer (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Server 2008 R2 or newer
  • 2 GB memory
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space


  • iMac/MacBook computers 2009 or newer
  • OSX 10.11 or newer
  • 1.5 GB minimum free disk space

Important note:

  1. Priority is given to end-users.
  2. Please bring along your business name card for registration during the event.
  3. Tableau reserves the rights to reject registrations from participants who are not end-users.

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