Welcome to Tableau Desktop

We're excited to have you

The steps and resources below will help you become proficient in Tableau.

What's Tableau Desktop?

Before we dive into the content below, let's do quick overview of what Tableau Desktop is. With Tableau Desktop, you can connect to a variety of data sources and start visualizing data.

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Use Tableau Accelerators

Accelerate speed to insights with expert built dashboards across industries, department, and applications that can be found in the Tableau Exchange. Accelerators help you dive straight to problem solving and create robust visualization in minutes.

Read: Adding Accelerators

Tableau Exchange: Accelerators

Prep your data

With your Creator license, you get access to Tableau Prep. Use Tableau Prep to combine, clean, or shape your data then output it to Tableau Desktop for analysis.

Watch: Tableau Prep in Action

Read: About Tableau Prep

Learn at your Pace

Build your Tableau skills from anywhere at anytime. With a Tableau eLearning license there is a dedicated Creator track that you can learn at your own pace. If you want to learn more, you can check out our free training videos.

Get: Tableau eLearning

Watch: Free Training Videos

Learn, connect and grow with the DataFam

Tableau Community

Looking to get your Tableau questions answered, bring your data skills to the next level, and advance your career? Get started in the Community with just a few steps.

More resources to continue your journey


Instructor-led training

Prefer to learn in a classroom environment? We've got you covered. Three levels of Tableau Desktop courses offered in cities across the world, or in virtual classrooms.



Guided online training you consume at your own pace.


How-to videos

Bite-sized training videos on a variety of topics.


Tableau Blueprint

Tableau Blueprint is a step-by-step guide to building the capabilities you need to create a successful Data Culture in your organization.