Ok, you had a great time at TC19 and you just can’t stop raving about it with your co-workers and they watch to watch some of that goodness. Looks like, you also missed some sessions because there was too much goodness happening at the same time.
Back home, ready to watch, but not sure where to start?
I would minimize the number of sheets in each dashboard and ideally keep it to less than 5
Not sure how much more I can add, other than the fact that most of my dashboards are with sheets between 5 and 10. Having had many engagements providing the insipiration for these dashboards, I think my rule of thumb works pretty well
In today’s modern tech world, everyone expects more. Every one wants to be able to feel and touch their data. That is exactly what “Visual filtering” allows you to do.
you click on a data element and all the other reports are showing only contextual data.
Once your audience starts using visual filtering, the entire perspective on data changes.
Here’s an impact story:
One of my customers implemented a snr leadership facing dashboard and they recently conducted a meeting where not only did they use the Tableau dashboard to provide info, they decided to actively participate in some slicing and dicing of the data on the dashboard using “visual filtering”
This is the dream
One of the other execs in that meeting upon seeing the power of visual analytics