Basics

Getting Started

Tableau Public workbook with many links to training resources:

http://public.tableausoftware.com/views/TrainingResources_0/TrainingResources

Tableau Champion Resource Kit
http://community.tableausoftware.com/message/190523#190523

On Demand Training – lots of great videos
http://www.tableausoftware.com/learn/training

Online Documentation
http://onlinehelp.tableausoftware.com/current/pro/online/en-us/help.htm

Rapid Graphs with Tableau book by Stephen & Eileen McDaniel
http://www.freakalytics.com/books

Beginner Secrets doc from TCC2011
http://www.tableausoftware.com/sites/default/files/pages/beginner_secrets2011.pdf

Tableau Certification
http://www.tableausoftware.com/support/certification

Searching the Tableau forums (besides Google)
http://community.tableausoftware.com/search

Threads on Learning Tableau
http://community.tableausoftware.com/thread/130332

Fast Charts
http://www.theinformationlab.co.uk/2011/9/22/crazy-fast-charts/

Visualization Examples

http://www.datarevelations.com/gallery
http://www.freakalytics.com/examples/
http://www.alansmitheepresents.org/2011/02/team-geiger.html
http://www.delicious.com/stacks/view/OLDKk3

http://community.tableausoftware.com/community/viz-talk/tableau-community-library/twl

Awesome Tableau app design:

http://www.primarycarefoundation.co.uk/benchmark.html

 

Public Data Sources

http://blog.visual.ly/data-sources/

http://bitly.com/bundles/hmason/1

http://blog.bigml.com/2013/02/28/data-data-data-thousands-of-public-data-sources/

Moving from Excel to Tableau, from spreadsheet to database:
http://schoolofdata.org/2013/11/07/sql-databases-vs-excel/

 

Single Posts:
http://dtrace.org/blogs/brendan/2011/12/18/visualizing-device-utilization/ (Quantized heat maps)
http://www.datadrivenconsulting.com/2011/01/tableau-as-a-dashboard-take-two/
http://www.tableausoftware.com/about/blog/2011/07/supercharge-your-bi-deployment-kpis-12106

Assessing Dashboard Design
http://www.perceptualedge.com/blog/?p=672

Good practices:
http://www.tableausoftware.com/support/knowledge-base/best-practices-designing-vizes-and-dashboards
http://kb.tableausoftware.com/articles/knowledgebase/fixed-size-dashboard
http://kb.tableausoftware.com/articles/knowledgebase/sizing-dashboards-fit-your-webpage
http://www.datarevelations.com/hey-your-tableau-public-viz-is-ugly-and-confusing.html

http://kb.tableausoftware.com/articles/knowledgebase/online-blog-service-compatibility

http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/blog/2013/10/choosing-colors-accessibility-2180

Analysis Suggestions

http://www.freakalytics.com/2012/01/08/quick-and-dirty-analysis-with-tableau-6-in-thirteen-lucky-steps/

Pat Hanrahan’s list from TCC12:

https://twitter.com/derekekek/status/266069754870104064

 

Tableau Support

http://www.tableausoftware.com/support/knowledge-base/sending-tableau-desktop-log-files
http://www.tableausoftware.com/support/knowledge-base/sending-large-files

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