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A look under the hood, infrastructure of a progress report in Tableau

Track: Data Science Now

Session Number: 6109
Date: Tue, Jul 26th, 2022
Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Room: International 7

Description:

In this case study we will dive into the underlying infrastructure of a Tableau dashboard used by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to track fundraising progress over time. We will illustrate the use of calculated fields, parameters, and anchor dates to create sophisticated filters and enhance the flexibility of a dashboard. We will demonstrate the use of a published standardized Tableau data source and touch on the strengths but also the limitations of Tableau. This presentation will be more relevant to current Tableau users and analysts interested in building more complex dashboards for reporting and analysis.
Session Type: Breakout Session (30 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees can observe the hidden infrastructure aspects used in a Tableau reporting dashboard.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees can assess the usability of the showcased methods for their own environments.
Primary Competency: DS:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 3: Data Manipulation Skills
Tertiary Competency: DS:Competency 1: The Data Science Umbrella
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: Tableau or other dashboard/report building experiences
Organization Size: All Team Sizes
Session Type: Breakout Session (30 Minutes)

Learning Objective #1: Attendees can observe the hidden infrastructure aspects used in a Tableau reporting dashboard.
Learning Objective #2: Attendees can assess the usability of the showcased methods for their own environments.
Primary Competency: DS:Competency 5: Visualization/Reporting Techniques and Competencies
Secondary Competency: DS:Competency 3: Data Manipulation Skills
Tertiary Competency: DS:Competency 1: The Data Science Umbrella
Intended Audience Level: Level II
Recommended Prerequisites: Tableau or other dashboard/report building experiences
Organization Size: All Team Sizes