This event is a hands-on session to help you learn more about Tableau Server and build out a live showcase environment to showcase the collaboration and governance capabilities that Tableau can bring to your Desktop deployment.

The premise is simple - you bring your colleagues and your laptop. We'll bring a consultant, our software, our expertise, and even tea break! At the end of this session, you will have a better understanding on the key reasons why your organization should use Tableau Server.

Who should attend:
This session is aimed at existing Tableau Desktop Business & IT users, who are looking to share their workbooks and dashboards with colleagues or who need to share data and collaborate with other Tableau authors. Priority will be given to end-users.

13:30 - 14:00 Registration

  • Installation and Setup

14:00 - 14:30 Overview & Tableau Desktop Refresher
14:30 - 14:45 Tableau Server Introduction

  • Understanding the differences between Desktop & Server

14:45 - 15:15 Hands-On Session

  • Ad-hoc Analytics
  • Mobility
  • Sharing, Security & Authentication
  • Automation: Live data updates

15:15 - 15:40 Afternoon Tea
15:40 - 16:30 Continuation with Hands-On Session
16:30 - 17:00 Summary & Closing

Please note the operating system requirements for Tableau Desktop 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 are given to end-users.
  2. Please bring your business name card for registration during the event.
  3. Tableau reserves the rights to reject registrations from participants who are not end-users.