Tableau Dashboard Performance Series: Tip#7: Visual Filtering

This is very similar to the filter conditions tip but there is a new concept here as 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