Let's Talk about Sets: Set (and parameter) Actions

Building on the lessons learned in 'Ready, Set, Go!', we deep-dive into set actions further. In conjunction with parameter actions, these have unleashed a new world of interactive data exploration: dynamic parameters, asymmetric drill-down, complex relationship analysis. For long-time users of Tableau, this hands-on session will change your perception of sets and parameters forever.

Session Type: Hands-on Training

Just a Dash of Inspiration: Effective Visual Design

Want to level up and keep things simple? We'll be covering the latest and greatest tips and tricks in dashboarding! With a plethora of new dashboard features, it can be challenging to determine which ones to use. Why add it all when you just need a dash? In this session, we'll create a dashboard that effectively leverages some of the newest features within Tableau. Join us for this beginner session on dashboard design.

Session Type: Hands-on Training

Unlock the Value of Tableau Catalog

Tableau Catalog helps customers with larger and more complex environments solve their Data Management problems and find several advantages. First, authors can easily discover the data they need for analysis using the new metadata inventory of Tableau content and data assets. Also, data Stewards have visibility into how assets are interconnected, enabling impact analysis and lineage analysis. And finally, end users can trust the quality of the data through data details including freshness, descriptions, lineage information, quality signals and more. Join this session to learn how to use Tableau Catalog to solve these problems and more.

Session Type: Hands-on Training

Create a Delicious Data Cocktail: Joins versus Blends

When you're new to Tableau and you want to combine data from different sources, you might be scared by all the terminology such as blends, unions, joins and cross-database joins. In this high-paced session we'll show you the differences, when to use which and how to get started.

Session Type: Breakout

LODs of Fun with Level of Detail Calculations

This session is a guided journey to understanding the mechanics of Level of Detail (LOD) expressions. Learn how they work, where and how to apply them in your analyses. Discover how LODs help overcome the challenges of the 'level of detail' of your views so that you can aggregate independently. Beyond the theory, we'll go through some practical real-world examples.

Session Type: Breakout

Get Your Tableau Operations in Order!

Have you ever tried to use a filter and it didn't work the way you expected? During the execution of a visualization, it’s important to understand the order of how things get done in Tableau. During this session, we will cover the Tableau query pipeline, from different filter types to table calculations and LODs. This is a fast-paced session so knowing the Tableau Desktop interface and having a basic understanding of calculations and filters is essential. Come along if you are ready to dig in and control your data portion while building your vizzes!

Session Type: Breakout

Tuning Tableau Server: Performance Best Practices

The performance of your Tableau Server deployment can make or break your users' experiences and their acceptance of Tableau within your organization. Let's roll up our sleeves and take a deep dive into understanding how different components of Tableau Server work together and maximize your deployment's performance. Learn about tools and methods to monitor your performance and diagnose underlying problems. Gain a deeper understanding of how workbook load times, backgrounder schedules, query performance, and virtual machines all have on your system as a whole.

Session Type: Breakout

Tableau Blueprint: The Hammer and Nail Edition

The Tableau Blueprint is a step-by-step guide to help an organization become data-driven. But what happens when that has to work with messy organizational challenges? This session briefly discusses the major tenants of Tableau Blueprint, then focuses on how to overcome the technical and people challenges many organizations face when initiating analytics projects. The session draws on our experiences working with customers implementing Tableau Blueprint principles.

Session Type: Breakout

Monkeying About with Survey Data in Tableau Prep

Are you struggling to make sense of your survey data? One of the biggest challenges in unlocking insights from survey data is preparing it for analysis. This session will cover methods to make your data analysis-ready by cleaning, combining and reshaping it within Tableau Prep. We’ll then visualize this within the Tableau Desktop and will share how this entire process could be made scalable and automated.

Session Type: Breakout

Kickstart Your JavaScript Skills and Fuel Your Creativity with Awesome Embedding Projects

This session demonstrates the first steps for embedding Tableau into your web applications, then making visualizations interact with your apps, equipping you with some commonly-asked code snippets that unlock even more use cases with Tableau’s JS API. All content is based on real customer examples who monetize their data by visualizing data in Tableau and extending its capabilities by leveraging our JavaScript API! By the end of the session you’ll feel confident using our JavaScript API, be equipped with creative ideas on how to make even more out of Tableau + JavaScript API, and take away real customer examples which inspire you to build your own data products! To get the most out of this session you'll need to be comfortable with HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Session Type: Breakout