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Essential Design Principles for Tableau

In this course, you will analyze and apply essential design principles to your Tableau visualizations. This course assumes you understand the tools within Tableau and have some knowledge of the fundamental concepts of data visualization. You will define and examine the similarities and differences of exploratory and explanatory analysis as well as begin to ask the right questions about what?s needed in a visualization. You will assess how data and design work together, including how to choose the appropriate visual representation for your data, and the difference between effective and ineffective visuals. You will apply effective best practice design principles to your data visualizations and be able to illustrate examples of strategic use of contrast to highlight important elements. You will evaluate pre-attentive attributes and why they are important in visualizations. You will exam the importance of using the "right" amount of color and in the right place and be able to apply design principles to de-clutter your data visualization.

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What you’ll learn


From this learning opportunity you may gain confidence with the skills required by organizations these days. The most in demand technique within the learning resource that is often mentioned from companies is Data Analysis. The most in demand tool is Tableau.

Who will benefit?


Contrasting the description from this learning resource with nearly 10,000 data-related job postings, we determine that those in or pursuing Data Analyst roles would benefit the most.