Unit 4 Assignment: Tableau Data Visualization & Report Description In this assig


Unit 4 Assignment: Tableau Data Visualization
& Report
Description
In this
assignment, you will be using Tableau to demonstrate your ability to create
data charts and dashboards. Instructions
and requirements for the project are described in detail below.
Background
There are
various tools available for data visualization that help in presenting the
visualizations in a very simple manner. Tableau is one of the
fastest-growing data visualization tools and is used throughout the BI
industry. This software provides the most efficient way to change or transform
the raw data into an easily understandable format.
Why
Tableau is the most popular Data Visualization tool?
Tableau is
popular because it allows users to analyze data quickly by means of dashboards
and worksheets. Tableau enables us to make dashboards that give actionable
insights and spread business intelligence faster. Tableau products are always
operated in virtualized environments if they are configured with proper
hardware and operating system.
Instructions
1. Visit this site to download your free
14-day trial of Tableau: https://www.tableau.com/products/desktop/download
2. Visit this site to view your data
source (World Bank CO2.xlsx): https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/resources
3. You will load data into Tableau and
create charts and dashboards using the steps below for the data visualization
portion of the assignment (from the Tableau Public Website (https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/resources).
You will be required to provide screenshots and instructional notes to
document your work for each of the steps listed below:
2. Connecting to Excel
and Text Files
11. Creating Your First
Chart
15. Adding Interactivity
to Dashboards
16. Dashboard Formatting
17. Creating Stories
4. Write a 500-word minimum, APA-formatted
report that includes the addresses the following three questions and your
answers to them:
a. How can using Data Visualization for
Business Intelligence increase profit?
b. How can an organization analyze
customer behavior using Business Intelligence?
c. How can organizations predict success
or failure using Business Intelligence?
Notes to
keep in mind:
In addition to using the course book (Chapter 3)
and PowerPoints for instruction on Tableau, be sure to view the free
videos on the Tableau website https://www.tableau.com/learn/training
Deliverables
Submit the
charts and dashboards with your report.
Requirements:
Prepare a
quality, substantive paper that addresses the objectives of the assignment
and the expectations set forth in the grading rubric.
A minimum of
500 words excluding the title page and references is required.
Use APA
style: Refer to APA Resources and the Online Writing Center resources in
Academic Resources (see SC College Resources Links) for guidance on
writing style and page and citation formatting.
A minimum of
two (2) sources credible evidence in addition to course resources that have
been published within the past 5 years is required.
Screenshots
of charts and dashboards are to be submitted with your paper.


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