Interactive data graphics in Tableau Public (Hosted by Tableau)
Learn how to create beautiful, interactive data visualizations on short deadlines. No programming required. You'll learn everything you need to build data visualizations and publish them to your website just like a video. We'll teach you how to:
- Connect to Excel files and other data
- Create maps and charts
- Make them interactive
- Publish them on your site
Tableau Public is a free tool for journalists. No previous experience with Tableau is necessary to take this class. Laptops will be provided. This is a free training, however you must be registered for the IRE Conference to attend this class. Limited seats are available. There may be a few seats available on-site.
Ben Jones is the Director of Tableau Public for Tableau Software in Seattle and the author of Communicating Data with Tableau (O'Reilly, 2014). He leads a team of data analysts that work with journalists and bloggers to share interactive data on the web. He's also an avid user of Tableau Public himself, publishing vizzes and tutorials at DataRemixed. Ben has a background in mechanical engineering (BSME, UCLA 2000) and business (MBA, CLU 2011), and is co-chair of the Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference. Ben teaches data visualization at the University of Washington.
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