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Data Rockstar - Doug Carter

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Presenter: Doug Carter is a Senior Technical Support Engineer with Tableau. He's been with Tableau Software for over seven years tackling tough technical issues directly with customers, both from case work and from Tableau Doctor at TCC. He is passionate about helping people see and understand their own data. He is also applying his brain to interesting problems and finding solutions.

Audience: This course is designed for the intermediate Tableau user.

About the Course: The course provides guidance on how to make the most of the Tableau Prep tool.

In this course, we’ll cover:

  • Grouping steps
  • Clean steps
  • Output steps
  • Sampling data
  • Building datasources

Duration: One hour of live virtual training, consisting of lecture, demonstrations, and a question & answer session.

Prerequisites: Completion of the Tableau Prep I course, or equivalent experience with the Tableau Prep product.

Course Includes: This course includes a digital student resources folder containing the presentation to use as reference material after the session.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Effectively group steps in your Tableau Prep workflows
  • Build clean steps to ensure your data is correct
  • Use output steps after major changes to check your data
  • Understand why and when data is sampled
  • Get the most out of Tableau Prep when creating data sources for other users


Questions? Check out the Virtual Course FAQ.