Tableau courses tackle data analyst skills shortage

A partnership between Tableau Software, Lynda.com and Pluralsight aims to address the IT skills shortage by offering courses and training to students with no background in data analytics. Elissa Fink, chief marketing officer at Tableau, says “These partnerships are a continuation of our mission to help people see and understand their data. Lynda.com and Pluralsight share our vision to empower everyone to learn valuable data analytics skills to help them be successful in their careers, no matter what role they have in the organisation.” While PluralSight will target those with no data analytics background and no prior experience, Lynda.com’s courses will target data scientists and those entering data analytics from an IT background. A study from Burning Glass Technologies and General Assembly found that the demand for data science skills…


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