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New Ways To Visualize Time

Data Rockstar - Andy Cotgreave

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Presenter: Andy Cotgreave is Tableau’s Technical Evangelist Director. He is co-author of The Big Book of Dashboards, host of If Data Could Talk, co-host of Chart Chat, and columnist for Information Age. He has over 15 years of experience in data visualization and business intelligence, first honing his skills as an analyst at the University of Oxford.

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

About the Course: In this session, we will show many ways to visualize time, each of which reveal insights that cannot be seen in a line chart. Each chart will be explained in depth, and you'll see how they are built in Tableau and why they work.

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

Prerequisites: Completion of both Desktop I: Fundamentals and Desktop II: Intermediate courses, or equivalent experience with the Tableau Desktop 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:

  • Describe the history of the line chart and why it dominates visualization today
  • Understand the value of and know how to build alternatives to line charts, including slope charts, bump charts, and index charts.


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