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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Communicating Data

    1. Appendix Step in the Process

    2. Appendix Model of Communication

    3. Three Types of Communication Problems

    4. Six Principles of Communicating Data

    5. Summary

  2. Chapter 2 Introduction to Tableau

    1. Using Tableau

    2. Tableau Products

    3. Connecting to Data

  3. Chapter 3 How Much and How Many

    1. Communicating “How Much”

    2. Communicating “How Many”

    3. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Ratios and Rates

    1. Ratios

    2. Rates

    3. Summary

  5. Chapter 5 Proportions and Percentages

    1. Part-to-Whole

    2. Current-to-Historical

    3. Actual-to-Target

    4. Summary

  6. Chapter 6 Mean and Median

    1. The Normal Distribution

    2. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Variation and Uncertainty

    1. Respecting Variation

    2. Variation Over Time: Control Charts

    3. Understanding Uncertainty

    4. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Multiple Quantities

    1. Scatterplots

    2. Stacked Bars

    3. Regression and Trend Lines

    4. The Quadrant Chart

    5. Summary

  9. Chapter 9 Changes Over Time

    1. The Origin of Time Charts

    2. The Line Chart

    3. The Dual-Axis Line Chart

    4. The Connected Scatterplot

    5. The Date Field Type and Seasonality

    6. The Timeline

    7. The Slopegraph

    8. Summary

  10. Chapter 10 Maps and Location

    1. One Special Map

    2. Circle Maps

    3. Filled Maps

    4. Dual-Encoded Maps

    5. Summary

  11. Chapter 11 Advanced Maps

    1. Maps with Shapes

    2. Maps Showing Paths

    3. Plotting Map Shapes Using Axes

    4. Summary

  12. Chapter 12 The Joy of Dashboards

    1. Dashboards in Tableau

    2. A Word of Caution

    3. Types of Dashboards

    4. Summary

  13. Chapter 13 Building Dashboards

    1. Building an Exploratory Dashboard

    2. Building an Explanatory Dashboard

    3. Summary

  14. Chapter 14 Advanced Dashboard Features

    1. Animating Dashboards

    2. Showing Multiple Tabs

    3. Adding Navigation with Filters

    4. Adding Custom Header Images

    5. Adding Google Maps to Dashboards

    6. Adding YouTube Videos to Dashboards

    7. Summary

  15. Appendix Resources

    1. Training

    2. Examples

    3. Blogs

    4. Other Resources