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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Chapter 4. Using Dashboards to Get Results

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Enriching data with mashups
  • Page trails
  • Guided analytics with Tableau
  • Sharing your results in a meeting
  • Notes and annotations
  • Using external data to enrich your dashboard

Introduction

Dashboards are more than visual tools to display data; they are tools that can help to move your business forward. Dashboards are used as decision-making tools to obtain results quickly.

You can help your business users to make decisions fast by producing dashboards that are in line with the current research and thinking about dashboard structure. You can help users get results from their dashboard by:

  • Improving the availability of data
  • Facilitating the user to explore and understand ...

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