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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Chapter 6. Making Dashboards Relevant

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Adding an infographic to your Tableau dashboard
  • String manipulation using dashboards
  • Correcting data exports from Tableau to Excel
  • Blending data
  • Optimizing tips for efficient, fast visualization

Introduction

Performance dashboards are used by management to gauge performance and to identify how the business is progressing towards business goals. These can be hard to define, since they apply to a wide spectrum of objectives, such as evaluating a business strategy globally or looking specifically at one department or team.

Tableau is simple software to use. By now, you are probably running through lots of scenarios in which Tableau is useful to your business. Perhaps ...

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