Tableau Event Resources

Tableau Conference 2016
Tableau Conference 2016

Welcome to the Tableau Event Resources section! Here you will find a collection of useful links to help you get the most out of attending a Tableau training or event. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced user, these resources can help you learn new skills, connect with other Tableau enthusiasts, and stay up-to-date with the latest trends in data visualization and analytics. From online training courses to local user groups and global conferences, Tableau offers a variety of resources to help you become a Tableau expert. Explore the links below to prepare for your upcoming Tableau event.

1. Download Tableau Desktop

In Downloads Site section, click to download the appropriate Tableau Desktop installer version (Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit, or Mac). If you have a 64-bit Windows computer, you should use the 64-bit version; if you have a 32-bit Windows computer (rare these days) you must use the 32-bit version.

2. Get your free 30 days trial key

Fill the form and receive an email with your personal 30 days activation key.

3. Complete hands-on tutorial

Grab the Superstore dataset and follow the hands-on tutorial (alternative download)

4. Get curious and analyze datasets

4.1 The UN SDG Action Campaign My World Survey results

Get started by download the Tableau Data Extract (454,000 records, data source: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign).

Publish your results on Tableau Public and make sure to tag @SDGaction and @FraAnalytics in your tweets. Selected visualizations will be featured on UN SDG Action Campaign social media and might be featured on other communication channels.

4.2 Who is Will?

Get started by download the Excel file, which contains cellular meta data, and find out who Will is (background story)!

5. Advanced level: Get a Tableau Online account

Fill the form and receive an email with your Tableau Online account. After your account is activated, you can connect to existing data sources.

6. Advanced level: Use Tableau’s Web Data Connector to add web-based data

Select Web Data Connector (WDC) as new data source and past this URL to fetch weather data:

If you are more interested in crawling social media data from Twitter, this WDC is your friend:

7. Jedi level: Integrate your R scripts with Tableau

R you ready for advanced analytics? Get fancy with this tutorial! And yes, you can estimate the sentiment from your previously fetched tweets.

8. Jedi level: Integrate your Python scripts with Tableau

In love with NumPy? Follow this tutorial and download the attached workbook!

9. Jedi level: Integrate your Julia scripts with Tableau

Fancy for Julia? Follow this tutorial and download the attached workbook!

10. Jedi level: Add interactivity to your dashboard

Just like this dashboard that is capable to send tweets:

Predictive Maintenance dashboard showing Rest of Useful Life of elevators: click to open interactive dashboard