George works as both a trainer and consultant exclusively with Crystal Reports, Crystal Enterprise, and Crystal Reports Server/BusinessObjects Enterprise. This is his sixth title in the Crystal Reports: The Complete Reference series, best-sellers published by McGraw-Hill/Osborne. He is also the author of Crystal Reports Professional Results, also published by McGraw-Hill/ Osborne.
Prior to his computer career, George was a broadcaster. His voice may still be heard on various national radio and TV commercial and promotional campaigns.
Deliver meaningful BI visualizations and real-time dashboards to users across your organization—quickly and easily. Written by an experienced author and certified trainer, Tableau 9: The Official Guide offers step-by-step instruction, best practices, examples, and downloadable video tutorials. See how to get up-and-running on Tableau, load data, drag and drop components, add graphics and maps, create complex calculations, and distribute dynamic dashboards and stories. This practical book teaches how to work with Tableau Server, write custom programs, and publish your results to the Web.
· Connect to data from different systems, spreadsheets, and databases
· Use pre-defined visualizations, sample workbooks, and Show Me
· Analyze with graphs, charts, tables, and statistics
· Create advanced calculations, including new level of detail expressions
· Add geographic analysis and Internet-provided background maps
· Combine multiple visualizations into dynamic dashboards and stories
· Export to the Web and to other file formats using Tableau Server, Online and Public
Electronic content includes:
· Videos that demonstrate the techniques presented in the book
· Sample Tableau workbooks
· Complete formula language reference
Create and distribute dynamic, feature-rich data visualizations and highly interactive BI dashboards—quickly and easily! Tableau 8: The Official Guide provides the hands-on instruction and best practices you need to meet your business intelligence objectives and drive better decision making. Discover how to work from the Tableau GUI, load BI from disparate sources, drag and drop to analyze data, set up custom visualizations, and build robust dashboards. This practical guide shows you, step by step, how to design and publish meaningful business communications to end users across your enterprise.Navigate the Tableau user interface and data window Connect to spreadsheets, databases, and other sources Select data fields and drag them to desired screen locations Work with pre-defined visualizations and sample workbooks Display background maps and perform geographic analysis Add calculated fields, graphs, charts, tables, and statistics Combine multiple data sources into real-time dashboards Export your visualizations to the Web or in various file formats
Electronic content includes:Videos that demonstrate the techniques presented in the book Sample Tableau workbooks