Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
16-220 77 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
This class will focus on the basics of Tableau. We will cover everything from connecting to our data source through sharing our constructed report. No prior Tableau experience is necessary but would be helpful.
During this class, we will cover:
- Connect to a data source
- Join tables
- Create a workbook
- Create calculations
- Filter and sort data
- Create a visualization of the data
- Create a dashboard
- Use Tableau Server
Tableau two-week license: https://www.tableau.com/products/desktop/download
Tableau install page on the software grid:
For administrative use: http://ist.mit.edu/tableau/reader-desktop
For academic use: http://ist.mit.edu/tableau/desktop/academic
*This class is open for MIT faculty and staff and is designed for users who are new to Tableau.
*Prerequisites: A laptop with Tableau installed and a Tableau license. If you don't have a license, please start with the two week trial license available through the link above.