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Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate List

Here is a list of the best Tableau books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Practical Tableau: 100 Tips, Tutorials, and Strategies from a Tableau Zen Master (2018)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListWhether you have some experience with Tableau software or are just getting started, this manual goes beyond the basics to help you build compelling, interactive data visualization applications. Author Ryan Sleeper, one of the world’s most qualified Tableau consultants, complements his web posts and instructional videos with this guide to give you a firm understanding of how to use Tableau to find valuable insights in data.Over five sections, Sleeper—recognized as a Tableau Zen Master, Tableau Public Visualization of the Year author, and Tableau Iron Viz Champion—provides…
Author(s): Ryan Sleeper

2. Visual Analytics with Tableau (2019)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListTableau is a popular data visualization tool that’s easy for individual desktop use as well as enterprise. Used by financial analysts, marketers, statisticians, business and sales leadership, and many other job roles to present data visually for easy understanding, it’s no surprise that Tableau is an essential tool in our data-driven economy. Visual Analytics with Tableau is a complete journey in Tableau visualization for a non-technical business user. You can start from zero, connect your first data, and get right into creating and publishing awesome visualizations and insightful dashboards….
Author(s): Alexander Loth

3. Learning Tableau 2019: Tools for Business Intelligence, data prep, and visual analytics, 3rd Edition (2019)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListTableau is the gold standard of business intelligence and visual analytics tools in every industry. It enables rapid data visualization and interpretation with charts, graphs, dashboards, and much more. Updated with the latest features of Tableau, this book takes you from the foundations of the Tableau 2019 paradigm through to advanced topics. This third edition of the bestselling guide by Tableau Zen Master, Joshua Milligan, will help you come to grips with updated features, such as set actions and transparent views. Beginning with…
Author(s): Joshua N. Milligan

4. Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals (2015)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListDon’t simply show your data—tell a story with it!  Storytelling with Data teaches you the fundamentals of data visualization and how to communicate effectively with data. You’ll discover the power of storytelling and the way to make data a pivotal point in your story. The lessons in this illuminative text are grounded in theory, but made accessible through numerous real-world examples—ready for immediate application to your next graph or presentation.  Storytelling is not an inherent skill, especially when it comes to data visualization, and…
Author(s): Nussbaumer Knaflic, Cole

5. Tableau For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/tech)) (2015)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListTableau For Dummies brings order to the chaotic world of data. Understanding your data and organizing it into formats and visualizations that make sense to you are crucial to making a real impact on your business with the information that’s already at your fingertips. This easy-to-use reference explores the user interface, and guides you through the process of connecting your data sources to the software. Additionally, this approachable, yet comprehensive text shows you how to use graphs, charts, and other images to bring visual interest to your data, how to create dashboards from multiple data sources,…
Author(s): Molly Monsey, Paul Sochan

6. Mastering Tableau: Smart Business Intelligence techniques to get maximum insights from your data (2016)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate List will help you improve your Tableau skills by providing:…
Author(s): David Baldwin

7. Tableau for Healthcare, Third Edition (2017)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListUpdated for Tableau 10 this third edition of The Best Boring Book EverTM of Tableau for Healthcare is the first and only one of its kind. Designed specifically for health and healthcare professionals by the healthcare, data-visualization, and report-design experts at HealthDataViz, this book introduces and details Tableau Desktop’s outstanding data-analysis and dashboard-creation features. The book is designed so that any chart, dashboard, or story chapter the reader chooses enables its creation from start to finish, including: • Discussion of a particular chart type and its…
Author(s): Daniel Benevento, Katherine Rowell , et al.

8. Mastering Tableau 2019.1: An expert guide to implementing advanced business intelligence and analytics with Tableau 2019.1, 2nd Edition (2019)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListTableau is one of the leading business intelligence (BI) tools used to solve BI and analytics challenges. With this book, you will master Tableau’s features and offerings in various paradigms of the BI domain. This book is also the second edition of the popular Mastering Tableau series, with new features, examples, and updated code. The book covers essential Tableau concepts and its advanced functionalities. Using Tableau Hyper and Tableau Prep, you’ll be able to handle and prepare data easily. You’ll gear up to perform complex joins, spatial joins,…
Author(s): Marleen Meier, David Baldwin

9. Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software (2016)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListTableau is designed specifically to provide fast and easy visual analytics. The intuitive drag-and-drop interface helps you create interactive reports, dashboards, and visualizations, all without any special or advanced training. This all new edition of Tableau Your Data! is your Tableau companion, helping you get the most out of this invaluable business toolset.Tableau Your Data! shows you how to build dynamic, best of breed visualizations using the Tableau Software toolset. This comprehensive guide covers the core feature set for data analytics, and provides…
Author(s): Daniel G. Murray

10. Data Science for Business: What You Need to Know about Data Mining and Data-Analytic Thinking (2013)

 Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate ListWritten by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business introduces the fundamental principles of data science, and walks you through the “data-analytic thinking” necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. This guide also helps you understand the many data-mining techniques in use today.Based on an MBA course Provost has taught at New York University over the past ten years, Data Science for Business provides examples of real-world business problems to illustrate these principles. You’ll not only learn how to improve communication…
Author(s): Foster Provost, Tom Fawcett

Best Tableau Books: The Ultimate List

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some tableau books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Oecd Statistics on International Trade in Services : Volume I: Detailed Tables by Service Category - 1996-2005-2007 Edition-Statistiques de l’Ocde Sur les Čhanges Internationaux de Services: Volume I: Tableaux dŤaillš Par CatǦories de Services - 1996-2005 - ÉDition 2007.

Author(s): OECD
Publisher: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, Year: Set. 2009, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2147339

Tableau Prep: Up & Running

Author(s): Carl Allchin
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc., Year: 2021, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2490751

Prepare Your Data For Tableau: A Practical Guide To The Tableau Data Prep Tool

Author(s): Tim Costello, Lori Blackshear
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2450521

Tableau Desktop Certified Associate: Exam Guide

Author(s): Dmitry Anoshin, JC Gillet, Et al
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd., Year: 2020, Size: 24 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2454751

Innovative Tableau: 100 More Tips, Tutorials, and Strategies

Author(s): Ryan Sleeper
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Year: 2020, Size: 75 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2490749

Tableau for Beginner Data Analysis and Visualization 101

Author(s): Nurul Haszeli Ahmad
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 55 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2520151

Tableau Public: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Learn Tableau Public Step by Step

Author(s): Peterson, Kathleen; lnc, mEm
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2562486

Visual Analytics with Tableau

Author(s): Alexander Loth
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2019, Size: 33 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2367126

Learning Tableau 2019: Tools for Business Intelligence, data prep, and visual analytics

Author(s): Joshua N. Milligan
Publisher: Packt Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 23 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2397260

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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