Your role in data

As an Author, you leverage your foundational Tableau skills to make smarter business decisions more quickly by digging into available data sources to create visualizations and dashboards mostly for your own consumption. You are responsible for:

Creating and using existing data sources and creating views and dashboards to provide actionable insights with Tableau.

Performing basic analysis for personal use rather than for consumption by others, to increase personal job performance.

Demonstrating knowledge of the area being analyzed.


This learning path includes:


Get Started with Tableau


Topics Covered: Tableau Basics

Learn the foundational skills you need to begin your Tableau Desktop journey. Learn core data literacy and Tableau concepts, and get guidance for creating your first Tableau workbook, empowering you to quickly get started with Tableau.

Includes Assessment: Get Started with Tableau to validate learning. 


Connect to Data and Work with Views

Topics Covered: Data Analysis, Visual Best Practices

Boost your skills for connecting to data sources and creating interactive dashboards. Create groups, use filters, map geographic data, get design tips, and learn how to build views using Ask Data.

Includes Assessment: Connect to Data and Work with Views to validate learning. 


Explore, Analyze, and Share Data

Topics Covered: Calculations, Publishing

Use calculations to create new views. Spot trends, publish and interact with content. Explore and interact with data with Explain Data.

Includes Assessment: Explore, Analyze, and Share Data to validate learning.


Test your knowledge along the way with Skill Badges. 

You’ve got the right data skills for your role – now it’s time to show them off. Each course includes an assessment to validate your learning. Pass these Skills Assessments to earn Skill Badges.

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