See new features and impact the future

Tableau Labs is the place to see demonstrations of the latest Tableau features and contribute to what’s coming next. If you want to meet members of the product team in person, learn about our latest functionality from those who built it, or provide feedback on future development, then Tableau Labs has something for you. Our Lab experiences are grouped across five themes:

  • 1. Data - connect to, prepare, and manage the data that you need for your analysis
  • 2. Visual and smart analytics - see and understand your data quickly and deeply
  • 3. Self-service - use Tableau when and where you want
  • 4. IT management - govern Tableau at Scale with security and flexibility
  • 5. Embedded analytics & extensibility - customize your analytics to fit your needs

Find your path to get involved

Demo & Discuss

Learn about the newest Tableau features from our product experts. Members of the development and product teams will demonstrate some of our most recent and impactful features.

Micro Lab (drop-in)

Take a few minutes to impact the future of Tableau. We want to invite you to weigh-in on a few specific topics (to be announced). Stop by and get involved in one of the topics, or bring your own.

Lab (by appointment)

Dive deep with our feature teams to give us feedback on early concepts and prototypes, or share your personal experiences with Tableau products. Stop by Tableau Labs in Data Village, or the Tableau Labs info desk to schedule a 30-60 minute appointment.

Tableau Labs Daily Schedule

Tuesday, Oct. 23

Tracing Field Usage Across Tableau Server

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Tableau is investigating ways to make it delightful and easy to understand how specific fields from your data sources are being used across your Tableau Server. We are looking for feedback on designs we’ve considered to achieve this goal.

Requirements: You are in charge of governing how specific data gets used across Tableau and/or you publish data sources that other people are using.

Length: 25 minutes

Natural Language Calculations

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come experience natural language interaction in Tableau. We are learning how to interpret calculations and table calcs expressed in natural language, so that they may be integrated into visualizations. We need your insight! Your participation will help us make natural language interaction delightful for everyone.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Templates in Tableau

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Do you create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau? Whether it's to save time or achieve a standardized dashboard look and feel, we want to see and hear about what you're currently doing to achieve this and what you wish Tableau could do to make your lives easier.

Requirements: You create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau

Note: Please bring your own template/reusable content/style guide to share during the session.

Length: 25 minutes

Third-Party Connectors and You

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Do you use other ODBC to connect to your data? Do you depend on a third-party connector or driver? We're dedicated to helping people see and understand their data wherever it lives, and we want to understand what is most important when considering whether to use a third-party solution. Anyone who has ever said "I wish Tableau had a connection to..." and been disappointed is encouraged to attend. We want users to be successful whether Tableau has a built-in connector or not, and are eager to understand your needs.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes
Visual Data Quality Management

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you constantly cleaning the same data set? Have you ever found bad data when it was too late? If so, we want to hear from you!  In this interactive session, you’ll review and give us feedback on some new concepts for managing data quality. For a more personalized session, we encourage you to bring examples of data quality issues, or a Tableau Prep file that you have created.

Requirements: None

Note: No prior experience with Tableau Prep is required.

Better Data Governance for Tableau

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Are you responsible for data quality and security in your organization? Do you have challenges with end-users replicating data, using the data differently than intended, or not understanding how it should be used? We’d like to know how we can help. Stop by and share the top challenges that you face in enabling self-service analytics while maintaining high standards of data quality and compliance. How do you want to be able to communicate quality and manage data security in the Tableau platform? How can we make Tableau a better tool for your data governance needs?

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Data Steward

Length: 15 minutes

Creating Metrics in Tableau

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you create visualizations and dashboards to help people monitor data? Are you looking for easier ways to create metrics that are optimized for mobile viewing? Come participate in our usability study to try out a new web authoring experience.

Requirements: You create visualizations and dashboards to help other people monitor data

Length: 25 minutes

Creating Time Series: Tracking a Sequence of Events

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you have multiple time fields that track a sequence of events? For example, employee hiring and retention data, projecting future revenues based on contract start & end dates, and comparing future revenues with past performance.  Come try our design prototypes and give us your feedback on how we can help you pose and answer these analytic questions.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Exploring Augmented Analysis

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have you ever had questions about your data and wished that Tableau could help speed up your investigation? Do you build dashboards for others to consume? Do your users struggle to understand why something unexpected is happening with a point of interest in the dashboards you created for them? We want to understand the types of explanations that will help unlock valuable insights for you and your users. Come test drive our prototype and help us deliver an insightful experience.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session

Length: 55 minutes

Navigation in Tableau Mobile

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Be among the first to see and explore the new, re-designed Tableau Mobile app.  Our goal is to help people see and understand their data wherever they are and on whatever device they have with them.  In this lab, you will experience and evaluate the new design and provide feedback that will help guide as we complete the app.

Requirements: None

Length: 15 minutes

Tableau Prep: Automate Your Flows

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you combine, join, or relate date from multiple sources? We want to simplify the process of combining data that you need for your analysis. In this study, you'll try out new approaches to combining data and provide feedback that will help us improve our designs. You’ll also help us better understand how you approach relating data, and the challenges that you face.

Requirements: You use Tableau Prep Desktop, are a Data Steward, Data Engineer, and/or Tableau Server Administrator

Length: 55 minutes

Eye Tracking

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Have you ever wondered where people look when you send them a viz or dashboard you built in Tableau? In this study, we’ll track your eyes as you do some simple tasks with Tableau. We’ll then tell you what we’ve learned about how people look at dashboards and how you might use these insights to improve your own dashboards and vizzes.

Requirements: Ideally you are able to see clearly at arm's length without wearing glasses (contacts are OK). Wearing glasses, unfortunately, may interfere with the eye-tracking system.

Length: 10 minutes

Tableau Server on Containers Microlabs

1:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Are you a Tableau Server Administrator? Are you a decision-maker in your organization? We’d like to know about your current Tableau Server deployment and your thoughts about Tableau Server on Containers as a solution for your on-premise Server needs.

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 15 minutes

Managing Jobs in Tableau Server

1:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Are you a Tableau Server or Online user who schedules extract refreshes or uses subscriptions? We are making improvements to scheduling jobs in our Server UI. Your participation will help shape the use cases we prioritize and improve our user interface design so that we can make scheduling jobs a delightful experience for everyone.

Requirements: You schedule extract refreshes or use subscriptions on Tableau Server or Tableau Online

Length: 25 minutes

Natural Language Conversational Analytics

1:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Experience and guide the future of natural language interaction in Tableau. We want to see how you would use natural language to analyze data. Your feedback will help us improve the behavior and functionality of our system.

Requirements: You have limited Tableau or data analysis experience or you develop vizzes/dashboards for consumption on server/online by people who have limited experience with data/vizzes/dashboards.

Length: 25 minutes

Smart Data Alerts

1:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Do smart data alerts help you? We'll show you ways to get alerts and have you help inform us on how we can define and shape alerts to keep you on top of your data.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Your Tableau "Home": Explore Landing Page Design for Your Tableau Site

1:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Have you ever felt your Tableau site could use a landing page that helps you start and get to relevant contents more quickly? Come share with us your thoughts, and help us explore early design ideas of a “Home” tab on Tableau site.

Note: This activity is for those who author and consume content on server or online.

Length: 15 minutes

Automatic Mobile Layouts

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Interested in making your dashboards easier to view on mobile phones? Bring your own dashboards and we'll customize them together using the new Automatic Mobile Layouts feature. Your feedback will help us improve the automatic layout system and make mobile customization even easier!

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to this session

Length: 25 minutes

From You to Online: Feedback Session for Tableau Online and Tableau Bridge

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Let’s have a candid discussion about how Online and Bridge are working for you. We want to hear it! We’d like to understand your day to day impressions of reliability and performance

Requirements: You use Tableau Online and/or Tableau Bridge

Length: 25 minutes

Lightweight Authoring in Tableau

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

How do you currently build and interact with dashboards? Can we make it simpler for you? Help us understand your goals, the questions you ask of your data, and what you do with this information. This is a hands-on lab.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to walk through for this session.

Length: 25 minutes

Technology Partner Integrations

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Do you currently have an integration with Tableau available in the market? Would you like to? We'd love to understand how we can support and enable our shared customers. Come tell us about your situation and let's brainstorm how we can be more successful together. Both current and potential technology partners are welcome to attend.

Requirements: You are currently a Tableau Technology Partner or you have a solution in mind and you want to become one.

Length: 25 minutes

The Future of Tableau Dashboards

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Help us design the future of Tableau dashboarding! We want your dashboard creation experience to feel delightful, intuitive, and frictionless. Come demonstrate how you currently build a dashboard, see next generation prototypes, and share your thoughts, ideas, and frustrations.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session

Length: 55 minutes

Web Authoring Flow on Tableau Public

2:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Are you new to Tableau? Did you struggle as a new Tableau user? Or are you interested in Tableau Public? We are looking at ways to improve the onboarding experience for Tableau Public users. We want your feedback on our web-authoring flow!

Requirements: You have little experience in Tableau Server, Tableau Online, and/or Tableau Public

Length: 20 minutes

Wednesday, Oct. 24

Combining Data Tables in Tableau

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Do you combine and relate data from different data sources? In this study, you'll experiment with different modeling experiences and help us understand the mental model you have of your data.

Requirements: None

Length: 55 minutes

Managing Jobs in Tableau Server

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Are you a Tableau Server or Online user who schedules extract refreshes or uses subscriptions? We are making improvements to scheduling jobs in our Server UI. Your participation will help shape the use cases we prioritize and improve our user interface design so that we can make scheduling jobs a delightful experience for everyone.

Requirements: You schedule extract refreshes or use subscriptions on Tableau Server or Tableau Online

Length: 25 minutes

Natural Language Conversational Analytics

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Experience and guide the future of natural language interaction in Tableau. We want to see how you would use natural language to analyze data. Your feedback will help us improve the behavior and functionality of our system.

Requirements: You have limited Tableau or data analysis experience or you develop vizzes/dashboards for consumption on server/online by people who have limited experience with data/vizzes/dashboards.

Length: 25 minutes

Notifications and Identity in Tableau

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Currently at Tableau, the identity of a user is spread across multiple channels (Tableau.com, Public, Server, Online, and more). Help us understand what problems you face having multiple accounts, as well as how you would want to utilize notifications to monitor activity from these different apps.

Requirements: You author and publish content to Tableau.com, Tableau Public, Server, and/or Online

Length: 25 minutes

Tableau Server for Administrators

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Server Admins, we want to hear from you! If you are an IT administrator running Tableau Server, on-prem or in the cloud, we'd love to talk with you and learn more about your server deployment. Our content team delivers the online help for installing and managing Tableau Server, and we'd love to learn more about how we can help you get up and running quickly, to make the most of Tableau Server in your organization. Come talk to us about how you deploy and manage Tableau, and tell us what we can do to help make your job easier!

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 25 minutes

Your Tableau "Home": Explore Landing Page Design for Your Tableau Site

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Have you ever felt your Tableau site could use a landing page that helps you start and get to relevant contents more quickly? Come share with us your thoughts, and help us explore early design ideas of a “Home” tab on Tableau site.

Requirements: This activity is for those who author and consume content on server or online.

Length: 15 minutes

Creating Metrics in Tableau

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Do you create visualizations and dashboards to help people monitor data? Are you looking for easier ways to create metrics that are optimized for mobile viewing? Come participate in our usability study to try out a new web authoring experience.

Requirements: You create visualizations and dashboards to help other people monitor data.

Length: 25 minutes

Eye Tracking

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Have you ever wondered where people look when you send them a viz or dashboard you built in Tableau? In this study, we’ll track your eyes as you do some simple tasks with Tableau. We’ll then tell you what we’ve learned about how people look at dashboards and how you might use these insights to improve your own dashboards and vizzes.

Requirements: Ideally you are able to see clearly at arm's length without wearing glasses (contacts are OK). Wearing glasses, unfortunately, may interfere with the eye-tracking system.

Length: 10 minutes

Lightweight Authoring in Tableau

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

How do you currently build and interact with dashboards? Can we make it simpler for you? Help us understand your goals, the questions you ask of your data, and what you do with this information. This is a hands-on lab.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session

Length: 25 minutes

Technology Partner Integrations

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Do you currently have an integration with Tableau available in the market? Would you like to? We'd love to understand how we can support and enable our shared customers. Come tell us about your situation and let's brainstorm how we can be more successful together. Both current and potential technology partners are welcome to attend.

Requirements: You are currently a Tableau Technology Partner or you have a solution in mind and you want to become one.

Length: 25 minutes

The Future of Tableau Dashboards

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Help us design the future of Tableau dashboarding! We want your dashboard creation experience to feel delightful, intuitive, and frictionless. Come demonstrate how you currently build a dashboard, see next generation prototypes, and share your thoughts, ideas, and frustrations.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session.

Length: 55 minutes

Visual data quality management

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Are you constantly cleaning the same data set? Have you ever found bad data when it was too late? If so, we want to hear from you!  In this interactive session, you’ll review and give us feedback on some new concepts for managing data quality. For a more personalized session, we encourage you to bring examples of data quality issues, or a Tableau Prep file that you have created.

Requirements: None. No prior experience with Tableau Prep is required.

Length: 55 minutes

Web Authoring Flow on Tableau Public

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Are you new to Tableau? Did you struggle as a new Tableau user? Or are you interested in Tableau Public? We are looking at ways to improve the onboarding experience for Tableau Public users. We want your feedback on our web-authoring flow!

Requirements: You have little experience in Tableau Server , Tableau Online, and/or Tableau Public.

Length: 20 minutes

Tracing Field Usage Across Tableau Server

12:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Tableau is investigating ways to make it delightful and easy to understand how specific fields from your data sources are being used across your Tableau Server. We are looking for feedback on designs we’ve considered to achieve this goal.

Requirements: You are in charge of governing how specific data gets used across Tableau and/or you publish data sources that other people are using.

Length: 25 minutes

Animations in Tableau

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Do you want to see your data come to life? Animation can be a powerful tool within data visualization and Tableau wants to help you use animation to see and understand your data. Come see what we have under development and share your stories and/or visualizations where animation would be valuable.

Requirements: You consider yourself and intermediate or advanced level user of Tableau Desktop.

Length: 25 minutes

Mine, All Mine: Your Private Space in Tableau Server/Online

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Imagine having a place in Tableau Server and Tableau Online to save content that’s just for you. Iterate on your workbooks in your personal space until you’re ready to share with others. Your thoughts and insights as a content creator or an administrator will help us build a secure space that’s scalable and manageable.

Requirements: You are a Tableau Server Site/Server Administrator and/or Tableau author that publishes to Server.

Length: 15 minutes

Natural Language Calculations

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Come experience natural language interaction in Tableau. We are learning how to interpret calculations and table calcs expressed in natural language, so that they may be integrated into visualizations. We need your insight! Your participation will help us make natural language interaction delightful for everyone.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Smart Data Alerts

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Do smart data alerts help you? We'll show you ways to get alerts and have you help inform us on how we can define and shape alerts to keep you on top of your data.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Tableau Server on Containers Microlabs

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Are you a Tableau Server Administrator? Are you a decision-maker in your organization? We’d like to know about your current Tableau Server deployment and your thoughts about Tableau Server on Containers as a solution for your on-premise Server needs.

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 15 minutes

Templates in Tableau

12:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Do you create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau? Whether it's to save time or achieve a standardized dashboard look and feel, we want to see and hear about what you're currently doing to achieve this and what you wish Tableau could do to make your lives easier.

Requirements: You create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau. Please bring your own template/reusable content/style guide to share during the session.

Length: 25 minutes

Exploring Augmented Analysis

1:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Have you ever had questions about your data and wished that Tableau could help speed up your investigation? Do you build dashboards for others to consume? Do your users struggle to understand why something unexpected is happening with a point of interest in the dashboards you created for them? We want to understand the types of explanations that will help unlock valuable insights for you and your users. Come test drive our prototype and help us deliver an insightful experience.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session

Length: 55 minutes

Tableau Prep: Automate Your Flows

1:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Do you combine, join, or relate date from multiple sources? We want to simplify the process of combining data that you need for your analysis. In this study, you'll try out new approaches to combining data and provide feedback that will help us improve our designs. You’ll also help us better understand how you approach relating data, and the challenges that you face.

Requirements: You use Tableau Prep Desktop, are a Data Steward, Data Engineer, and/or Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 55 minutes

Automatic Mobile Layouts

1:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Interested in making your dashboards easier to view on mobile phones? Bring your own dashboards and we'll customize them together using the new Automatic Mobile Layouts feature. Your feedback will help us improve the automatic layout system and make mobile customization even easier!

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to this session.

Length: 25 minutes

Creating Time Series: Tracking a Sequence of Events

1:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Do you have multiple time fields that track a sequence of events? For example, employee hiring and retention data, projecting future revenues based on contract start & end dates, and comparing future revenues with past performance.  Come try our design prototypes and give us your feedback on how we can help you pose and answer these analytic questions.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

From You to Online: Feedback Session for Tableau Online and Tableau Bridge

1:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Let’s have a candid discussion about how Online and Bridge are working for you. We want to hear it! We’d like to understand your day to day impressions of reliability and performance.

Requirements: You use Tableau Online and/or Tableau Bridge

Length: 25 minutes

Navigation in Tableau Mobile

1:45 PM - 5:15 PM

Be among the first to see and explore the new, re-designed Tableau Mobile app.  Our goal is to help people see and understand their data wherever they are and on whatever device they have with them.  In this lab, you will experience and evaluate the new design and provide feedback that will help guide as we complete the app.

Requirements: None

Length: 15 minutes

Thursday, Oct. 25

Tracing Field Usage Across Tableau Server

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tableau is investigating ways to make it delightful and easy to understand how specific fields from your data sources are being used across your Tableau Server. We are looking for feedback on designs we’ve considered to achieve this goal.

Requirements: You are in charge of governing how specific data gets used across Tableau and/or you publish data sources that other people are using.

Length: 25 minutes

Natural Language Calculations

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come experience natural language interaction in Tableau. We are learning how to interpret calculations and table calcs expressed in natural language, so that they may be integrated into visualizations. We need your insight! Your participation will help us make natural language interaction delightful for everyone.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Notifications and Identity in Tableau

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Currently at Tableau, the identity of a user is spread across multiple channels (Tableau.com, Public, Server, Online, and more). Help us understand what problems you face having multiple accounts, as well as how you would want to utilize notifications to monitor activity from these different apps.

Requirements: You author and publish content to Tableau.com, Tableau Public, Server, and/or Online.

Length: 25 minutes

Tableau Server on Containers Microlabs

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Are you a Tableau Server Administrator? Are you a decision-maker in your organization? We’d like to know about your current Tableau Server deployment and your thoughts about Tableau Server on Containers as a solution for your on-premise Server needs.

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 15 minutes

Templates in Tableau

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau? Whether it's to save time or achieve a standardized dashboard look and feel, we want to see and hear about what you're currently doing to achieve this and what you wish Tableau could do to make your lives easier.

Requirements: You create templates or reusable dashboard content within Tableau. Please bring your own template/reusable content/style guide to share during the session.

Length: 25 minutes

Navigation in Tableau Mobile

10:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Be among the first to see and explore the new, re-designed Tableau Mobile app.  Our goal is to help people see and understand their data wherever they are and on whatever device they have with them.  In this lab, you will experience and evaluate the new design and provide feedback that will help guide as we complete the app.

Requirements: None

Length: 15 minutes

Better Data Governance for Tableau

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Are you responsible for data quality and security in your organization? Do you have challenges with end-users replicating data, using the data differently than intended, or not understanding how it should be used? We’d like to know how we can help. Stop by and share the top challenges that you face in enabling self-service analytics while maintaining high standards of data quality and compliance. How do you want to be able to communicate quality and manage data security in the Tableau platform? How can we make Tableau a better tool for your data governance needs?

Requirements: You are (or perform the duties of) a Data Steward.

Length: 15 minutes

Technology Partner Integrations

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Do you currently have an integration with Tableau available in the market? Would you like to? We'd love to understand how we can support and enable our shared customers. Come tell us about your situation and let's brainstorm how we can be more successful together. Both current and potential technology partners are welcome to attend.

Requirements: You are currently a Tableau Technology Partner or you have a solution in mind and you want to become one.

Length: 25 minutes

Exploring Augmented Analysis

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have you ever had questions about your data and wished that Tableau could help speed up your investigation? Do you build dashboards for others to consume? Do your users struggle to understand why something unexpected is happening with a point of interest in the dashboards you created for them? We want to understand the types of explanations that will help unlock valuable insights for you and your users. Come test drive our prototype and help us deliver an insightful experience.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session

Length: 55 minutes

Eye Tracking

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have you ever wondered where people look when you send them a viz or dashboard you built in Tableau? In this study, we’ll track your eyes as you do some simple tasks with Tableau. We’ll then tell you what we’ve learned about how people look at dashboards and how you might use these insights to improve your own dashboards and vizzes.

Requirements: Ideally you are able to see clearly at arm's length without wearing glasses (contacts are OK). Wearing glasses, unfortunately, may interfere with the eye-tracking system.

Length: 10 minutes

Tableau Prep: Automate Your Flows

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you combine, join, or relate date from multiple sources? We want to simplify the process of combining data that you need for your analysis. In this study, you'll try out new approaches to combining data and provide feedback that will help us improve our designs. You’ll also help us better understand how you approach relating data, and the challenges that you face.

Requirements: You use Tableau Prep Desktop, are a Data Steward, Data Engineer, and/or Tableau Server Administrator.

Length: 55 minutes

The Future of Tableau Dashboards

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Help us design the future of Tableau dashboarding! We want your dashboard creation experience to feel delightful, intuitive, and frictionless. Come demonstrate how you currently build a dashboard, see next generation prototypes, and share your thoughts, ideas, and frustrations.

Requirements: Please bring your own dashboards to the session.

Length: 55 minutes

Third-Party Connectors and You

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Do you use other ODBC to connect to your data? Do you depend on a third-party connector or driver? We're dedicated to helping people see and understand their data wherever it lives, and we want to understand what is most important when considering whether to use a third-party solution. Anyone who has ever said ""I wish Tableau had a connection to..."" and been disappointed is encouraged to attend. We want users to be successful whether Tableau has a built-in connector or not, and are eager to understand your needs.

Requirements: None

Length: 25 minutes

Visual data quality management

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Are you constantly cleaning the same data set? Have you ever found bad data when it was too late? If so, we want to hear from you!  In this interactive session, you’ll review and give us feedback on some new concepts for managing data quality. For a more personalized session, we encourage you to bring examples of data quality issues, or a Tableau Prep file that you have created.

Requirements: None. No prior experience with Tableau Prep is required.

Length: 55 minutes

Combining Data Tables in Tableau

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Do you combine and relate data from different data sources? In this study, you'll experiment with different modeling experiences and help us understand the mental model you have of your data.

Requirements: None.

Length: 55 minutes

Natural Language Conversational Analytics

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Experience and guide the future of natural language interaction in Tableau. We want to see how you would use natural language to analyze data. Your feedback will help us improve the behavior and functionality of our system.

Requirements: You have limited Tableau or data analysis experience or you develop vizzes/dashboards for consumption on server/online by people who have limited experience with data/vizzes/dashboards.

Length: 25 minutes

Your Tableau "Home": Explore Landing Page Design for Your Tableau Site

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Have you ever felt your Tableau site could use a landing page that helps you start and get to relevant contents more quickly? Come share with us your thoughts, and help us explore early design ideas of a “Home” tab on Tableau site.

Requirements: This activity is for those who author and consume content on Tableau Server or Online.

Length: 15 minutes

Animations in Tableau

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Do you want to see your data come to life? Animation can be a powerful tool within data visualization and Tableau wants to help you use animation to see and understand your data. Come see what we have under development and share your stories and/or visualizations where animation would be valuable.

Requirements: You consider yourself and intermediate or advanced level user of Tableau Desktop.

Length: 25 minutes

Mine, All Mine: Your Private Space in Tableau Server/Online

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Imagine having a place in Tableau Server and Tableau Online to save content that’s just for you. Iterate on your workbooks in your personal space until you’re ready to share with others. Your thoughts and insights as a content creator or an administrator will help us build a secure space that’s scalable and manageable.

Requirements: You are a Tableau Server Site/Server Administrator and/or Tableau author that publishes to Server.

Length: 15 minutes