Getting Started

Downloaded a trial version of Tableau Desktop? Connecting to your data for the first time? Want to know how to begin? This is the video for you.

Related materials

Solution Workbook, Transcript, Data Set


  • Connecting to Data
  • Joins and Data Preparation
  • Connecting Live versus Extracting
  • Dimensions and Measures
  • Building Views
  • Quick Table Calculations
  • Crosstab and Exporting Data
  • Show Me
  • Filters
  • Bar Chart
  • Hierarchies
  • Sorting
  • Grouping
  • Working with Marks
  • Trend Lines
  • Dashboards
  • Story Points
  • Distributing Content


You can even download a free trial of Tableau Desktop to follow along with the video.