Best Tableau Dashboard Examples for Better Dashboard Layouts

Tableau has many amazing tools to visually show insight. However, without us crafting a readable chart layouts, it could leave our bosses scratching heads attempting to decipher your dashboard. By following a simple trick shown in the Tabeau Dashboard Examples below, you can start building more readable dashboards today. This design principle is entitled the “The Golden Ratio,” also known as the Fibonacci Sequence. It is a ratio found in

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Develop Your Design Process with Tableau Dashboard Best Practices

When you spend a lot of time building dashboards, you tend to develop an approach or ways that make it easy to create the next one. After a while, you realize there are always ways to improve your design process in general. Today, I will answer share my Tableau dashboard best practices to help you through the whole process. A while ago, I wrote a blog post sharing tips on what makes

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What Makes a Good Dashboard in Tableau and What Makes it Bad

To get the answer to our question, “What makes a good dashboard?,” we must first know the goal of a dashboard. The goal of a dashboard is to provide business users with an easy way to gain valuable insight into their business or operation. Instead of pouring over tons of data, reports or pages, the dashboard provides you with a summary that quickly answers your business questions and tracks key

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Lessons Learned from Tableau’s Recent Iron Viz Feeder Competition

Ever watched the TV show Iron Chef?  3 contestants square off in an epic kitchen battle using the same ingredients, their imaginations, and a 60-minute time limit.  Their work and creativity is then judged by a panel of experts.  The pressure is intense, feedback can be brutal, and pretty much no one can beat Bobby Flay. Tableau runs a similar competition called Iron Viz.  Contestants are given a theme or

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