Discover how to effectively visualize and analyze data with Tableau
Thursday, January 26, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Hub (111-104)
JPL employees and affiliates are invited to take part in JPL Tableau Day on Thursday, January 26, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Hub (111-104). The workshop, co-hosted by the IT Directorate and the EBIS Division, is an opportunity for users to learn the latest techniques for effectively visualizing and analyzing JPL’s data using Tableau. Through demonstrations, discussions, technical conversations, and hands-on tutorials, representatives from Tableau will help participants explore how they can easily create interactive data visualizations to more quickly understand and analyze their data. To participate in the workshop, send your name and badge number with the Subject line “Tableau Day” to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, January 25.
JPL Tableau Day Agenda
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Tableau: Introduction and Overview
Tableau helps people see and understand their data. But how…and why? Please join the Tableau team for a brief introduction, overview of the technology, and high level demonstration of the functionality.
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Tableau 101
Please bring your laptops with your trial of Tableau Desktop installed! Join us and learn to build 3 separate visualizations, combine them into one dashboard, filter, and publish to Tableau Server. Ideal for brand new users or prospective users.
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Break for Lunch
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Using Tableau at JPL
Join JPLers Laura Siahaan and Bogdan Oaida as they showcase how they are supporting different projects at JPL using Tableau in areas ranging from Business to Systems Engineering.
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Tableau and your Data
Join us for a conversation about how to best work with your Data and Tableau. From connecting to different data sets, data prep, data blending, unions, sets, pivots etc.
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Tableau Hot Topics / What’s New
Tableau is constantly working to deliver new functionality, please join us for a session that will help highlight some of the newest capabilities, as well as some important features that you may have missed along the way.
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Tableau Hands-On Q&A
Please join the Tableau team for a hands-on Question/Answer session. We will be prepared to answer specific technical questions related to the tool, or even answer design questions and make suggestions related to visualizations. Bring your laptops, vizzes, and questions! This is also a great opportunity to network with other current and potentially interested Tableau users.