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Ethan Lang


Ethan Lang


Ethan Lang leads the data and Tableau engineering teams at Playfair. Ethan has presented at Tableau User Groups around the globe, serves as the co-lead of the Veterans Advocacy Tableau User Group, and is a Tableau Ambassador. He is author of the book, Statistical Tableau (published by O'Reilly Media).


Oct 15 - 18 2024


9:00 am - 12:00 pm



Statistical Tableau Training

Virtual training with the author of Statistical Tableau, Ethan Lang.



  • Tableau & Data Visualization Fundamentals: We’ll start from the beginning and learn how to connect to data, cover Tableau Desktop fundamentals, discuss the science behind why data visualization works, and practice making some of the most effective chart types.
  • Technical Feature Deep Dives: After learning the essentials, we’ll discuss many of the technical aspects of Tableau Desktop such as custom calculations, parameters, and sets and how they can be used in real-world applications to help you get the most out of the software.
  • Statistical Tableau: Ethan will share the strategies and tactics he uses at Playfair Data to make sense of the vast amount of data in today’s business landscape, you not only learn to visualize data, but incorporate statistics into your visualizations. This session walks through many ways to incorporate advanced analytics into your Tableau visualizations.
  • Advanced Tableau Training: Be the know it all at your office. During this session, you’ll learn how to better control your data, tips for improving the performance of your dashboards, the ins and outs of several advanced chart types, and some of Ethan’s favorite tricks.


Training Differentiators

  • Taught directly by Ethan Lang, 2x Tableau Ambassador, 3x winner Tableau Viz of the Day, Co-Lead of Veterans Advocacy Tableau Group, Founder of Viz for Vets Data Initiative, and author of Statistical Tableau (O’Reilly 2024).
  • Dedicated video production and Playfair Data team support to create the best virtual learning environment possible.
  • Proven to help new or beginning Tableau users become proficient in the software in a matter of hours.
  • Proprietary curriculum designed from scratch.
  • Combination of tactical Tableau training, data storytelling, design theory, data visualization strategy, and real-world statistical analysis.
  • Over 20 hands-on exercises with personal feedback and instruction.


This ticket entitles you to:

  • 12+ hours of Tableau Desktop and data visualization training with Ethan Lang.
  • One-year of Annual membership to Playfair+, an on-demand learning platform ($350 value).
  • Instruction and feedback during the 20+ hands-on exercises.
  • Access to professionally-produced, HD video and audio live stream during the event.
  • Dedicated support from Playfair Data team members who will provide resources throughout the course.
  • Materials package including a digital copy of Ethan’s book, Statistical Tableau, and more.
  • Earn the “Visual Analytics Apprentice (Level 1)” digital credential.



A license (or trial license) of Tableau Desktop or Tableau Public software is required for this event and is not included. For the best experience, we recommend a high-speed internet connection and a second monitor.

This is the Statistical Tableau course offering and covers fundamentals, intermediate, and advanced topics. Learn more about our modules.


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