Intro to data stories in Tableau Public (Hosted by Tableau Public)

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Andrew Cheung of Tableau Software
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 1:30pm
  • Location: M101
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Got a dataset and an impending deadline to write a story on it? Find the scoop and convey it with beautiful, interactive visualizations in a serial narrative using Tableau Public. It’s a fast, easy to use, and free tool for journalists. Visualizations will publish using any CMS and no programming is required. 

We’ll teach you how to:

•Connect to Excel files and other file types

•Rapidly explore and analyze datasets with ease

•Make eye-catching visualizations to share your findings

•Add interactivity and arrange them in a serial narrative to engage and sustain your audience’s attention

Tableau Public is a free tool for journalists. No previous experience with Tableau is necessary to take this class. Laptops will be provided.  This is a free training, however you must be registered for the CAR Conference to attend this class.  Limited seats are available.  

This class is full.  There may be a few seats available on-site. If you are interested, please arrive a few minutes before the class begins and the instructors will let you know how many seats may be available. 

Speaker Bios

  • Tableau Public team member Andrew Cheung works with journalists and bloggers to hunt for stories in datasets and illustrate them with beautiful, interactive data visualizations. He’s especially interested in science, health, economics, and the environment. Drop him a line on Twitter @AndrewCheung88 or send him an email at acheung@tableausoftware.com if you’re interested in working together.

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