Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) for Tableau

Here you will find numerous instructional videos that illustrate a variety of graphical techniques that allow to visually explore your data. If you have a new dataset, and Tableau is your tool of choice, follow along with these how-to videos and you will begin to identify the most interesting characteristics of your dataset.

Variation Within Dimensions

Bar Chart:

Tree Map:

 

Cross tab:

 

Pareto Chart:

 

Slope Graph:

 

Variation Within Measures

Histogram:

 

Strip Plot:

 

Frequency Polygon:

 

Q-Q Plot (45 degree line):

 

Relationships within Measures

Scatterplot and Connected Scatterplot:

 

Relationships Among Dimensions

Trellis Chart (or Small Multiples):

 

Variation Across Time

Cycle Plots:

 

Here’s the workbook on Tableau Public: