Sophisticated, mature data visualization understanding takes time for most business intelligence analysts to achieve. One of the most important factors to keep in mind is data visualizations are intended to engage users and deliver true insights for greater business transparency. These actionable take-aways, lessons, and “ah-ha!” moments are the lynchpin for successful deployment and ROI.
While Tableau has made continuous improvements over the years in Tableau Desktop’s ability to connect to, reformat, and integrate data, Tableau Prep combines those capabilities – and more – in a more robust, visual, and easy-to-use package. To understand how Tableau Prep can help you quickly and confidently combine, shape, and clean your data, we walked through a case study in the context of recent school performance, enrollment, staffing, discipline, crime rates, and other factors surrounding the Parkland school shooting in Florida on February 14th, 2018.
The democratization of data has been a core theme of Tableau analytics since its founding. The company’s market leadership stems in large part to its successful development, enhancement, and deployment of tools which enable all types of users to engage, visualize, and understand their data. This innovation and evolution has enabled self-service business intelligence and analytics for a broad swath of non-technical data consumers in organizations large and small.