New Webinar: Finding, Shaping and Using Online Data

on January 21, 2011

Tableau Public is an amazing tool- once you have your data. Oftentimes, it can be a struggle to find data and a complete bear to clean it.

Luckily, it doesn't have to be! There are numerous tools and tricks available to Public users that can take a lengthy and painful exercise and turn it into fun exploration.

Join us on February 3rd at noon for a comprehensive webinar devoted to these issues. Topics will include:

  • A dozen great sources for online data
  • Compiling data from disparate sources
  • Use that API!
  • Finding metadata (data about your data)
  • De-limiting and using HTML tables
  • Text to columns
  • Concatenate: Separating data without delimiters
  • Find and replace, simple and effective
  • Using XML data sources
  • Tableau Pivot tool (Turning columns into rows)
  • In Tableau: Grouping and filtering
  • In Tableau: Re-aliasing
  • In Tableau: Data integration: the easy answer for metadata

As you can see, there is something for everyone, from novices to the most seasoned veteran. Come join us!