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Creating Data Stories with Tableau Public by Matt Floyd, Ashley Ohmann

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Summary

In this chapter, we discussed best practices of dashboard design as well as how to build an empathetically designed user experience that tells a concise story with data. You also learned that Tableau Public dashboards are composed of one or more sheets (chart visualizations) with added elements such as text, captions, and interactivity such as filters and actions. Dashboards may also contain, or open web pages and can pass dashboard information into the web page in some instances.

Keep in mind that a good dashboard design helps you convey a pertinent message to the reader. Have a goal in mind pertaining to what you wish to get across to the readers. Elements of a good dashboard design start with good data and visualizations, and these visualizations ...

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