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Q1: What is data visualization (data visualisation)?
Data visualization is the representation of data or information in a graph, chart, or other visual form. It enables decision makers in analyzing large amount of data in a simpler way making complex data more accessible, understandable, and usable.
Q2: Is data visualization a part of data analytics?
A big YES. Data visualization is an integral part of descriptive analytics.
Q3: Is data visualization an important skill for data scientists?
Yes. Many data scientists pay little attention to visualisations and focus more on numerical calculations which at times can be difficult to comprehend and present. When data scientists perform data exploration, data visualization makes it easier to understand insights through visual forms such as graphs and charts.
Q4: Will the course be a step up over excel based data analysis?
It’s definitely an upgrade. Tableau is more intuitive, works very well with geographical data, offers advanced integrations, saves time, etc. It is an indispensable tool in the arsenal of most business intelligence analysts, data analysts, and data scientists.
Q5: Do I need to know any programming languages to enroll of this course?
No. In the data visualization practitioner program Tableau Public software is used to create visualizations. It’s a simple drag and drop tool and doesn’t require any programming background.
Q6: Will the course also cover creation of business intelligence dashboards?
Yes. Business Intelligence dashboards are an essential part of running a data driven decisions. The course also covers interactive dashboards and storylines.
Q7: Which charts are covered in the data visualization practitioner course?
Scatter, Box, Dual Axis, Map, Treemap, Pie, Line, Area, Bar charts, etc.
Q8: Which data visualization tool is covered in the course?
The data visualization course uses “Tableau Public”. Tableau Public is a free platform to build and explore data visualizations online.
Q9: Does Tableau work with major players in big data ecosystem?
Yes. Tableau integrates seamlessly with various Hadoop distributions, NoSQL databases, Spark and other types of tools which help collect, process, cleanse, and analyze big data.
Q10: Among all the data visualization tools available today, which one is the best?
Tableau is often regarded as the grand master of data visualization tools. It has a large customer base due to its simplicity of use and ability to produce interactive visualizations far beyond those provided by general business intelligence tools. One of the reasons for its deserved popularity is integration with large number of advanced database solutions like Amazon AWS, My SQL, SAP, Hadoop and Teradata.
Q11: Will this course be helpful is Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)?
Yes. The main objective of data exploration is to summarize valuable insights, often in visual forms. This objective is very much fulfilled in this course
Q12: Does the course cover Microsoft Power BI?
No. Tableau and Power BI both are excellent visualization tools. Power BI is the closest competitor for the Tableau. However, Tableau has established itself as the market leader for data analytics and BI tools.
The trainer did a fabulous job in explaining every concept with a lot of patience. He ensured that everyone in the session was able to understand the examples and concepts.
The content is good enough that cover various features of the Tools.