Clustering in Tableau & Visualizing Forecasting in Tableau

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1. Clustering in Tableau – Objective

In this Tableau tutorial, we will study about Clustering in Tableau (cluster analysis) and visualizing forecasting in Tableau. We will also discuss how we use Tableau cluster analysis in our programs.
so, let us start Clustering in Tableau.

Clustering in Tableau

Clustering in Tableau

2. What is Clustering in Tableau?

Borrowing from the Wikipedia definition:
“Cluster analysis or clustering is the task of grouping a set of objects in such a way that objects in the same group (called a cluster) are more similar (in some sense or another) to each other than to those in other groups (clusters).”
Forecasting is the process of trying to predict what might happen in the future based on historical data and trends.
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To add a forecast in Tableau, we simply need to right-click on the view and, under Forecast, select Show Forecast. Alternatively, this can be added from the Analysis menu.

3. How to Create Scatter Plot with Clusters Analysis in Tableau?

Clustering in Tableau helps to create Scatter Plot:
i. Click on the drop-down in the Marks card and change the mark to Circle.
ii. From Measures, drag Salary/Winnings $ to Columns.
iii. From Measures, drag Endorsements $ to Rows.
iv. From Dimensions, drag Athlete to Detail.
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v. On the sidebar, click on the Analytics tab to activate it.
vi. Under Model, drag Cluster to your view:

Clustering in Tableau

Step-6 Create Scatter Plot with Clusters Analysis

vii. In the Clusters window, set the number of clusters to 3:

Clustering in Tableau

Clustering in Tableau

viii. Close the Clusters window when done.
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4. How to View Tableau Forecasting?

Steps to create View in this recipe:
i. From Dimensions, right-click and drag the Began field to the Columns shelf. Choose continuous MONTH(Began):

Clustering in Tableau

Step- 1 Tableau Forecasting

ii. From Measures, drag Number of Records to the Rows shelf.
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iii. Right-click anywhere in the view to show additional options.
iv. Under Forecast, select Show Forecast:

Clustering in Tableau

Step-4 Tableau Forecasting

This was all about Clustering in Tableau Tutorial. Hope you like our explanation of Tableau Forecasting.

5. Conclusion

Hence, in this tutorial, we studied the later part of the topic Clustering in tableau and Tableau visualizing forecasting and with the end of this tutorial, we complete all the important aspects of the topic. Furthermore, if you have any query feel free to ask in a comment section.
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