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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Chapter 5. Putting the Dash into Dashboards

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Choosing your visualization
  • Using parameters in dashboards
  • Using custom geocoding in Tableau
  • Profiting from Big Data to rev your visualization
  • Filtering your data for focus
  • Creating choices in dashboards using conditional logic

Introduction

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

You can help your business users make quick decisions by producing dashboards that are in line with the current research and thinking about dashboard structure. You can also get results from dashboards by performing the following actions:

  • Improving ...

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