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Jumpstart Tableau: A Step-By-Step Guide to Better Data Visualization by Arshad Khan

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© Arshad Khan 2016

Arshad Khan, Jumpstart Tableau, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1934-8_37

37. Creating a Dashboard

Arshad Khan

(1)Fremont, California, USA

Objective: This exercise demonstrates how to create a dashboard

Dashboards can present one or more views, so that a consolidated view is provided. A view incorporated into a dashboard is just a window to the underlying worksheet. Dashboards tie together different views and frequently offer filters, legends, and interactivity. They can include worksheets, images, text, and web pages. Stories are walk-throughs of one or more dashboards or sheets. Dashboards answer “What?” whereas stories answer “Why?”.

Figure 37-1 shows the following five sheets that can be incorporated into a dashboard:

Figure 37-1. View ...

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