Occasionally, you’ll come across scenarios in Tableau where you need more than the stock shapes that Tableau provides.
I recently read the book Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson. Spoiler alert; I’m going to reveal a lot about the book’s plot.
This blog post is a continuation of a previous post. If you haven’t read the previous posts, check out steps 1-4 or steps 5-8.
This is a continuation of a previous blog post. You can find that here.
Dashboard design is difficult. You have a hundred different options for every element of design (colors, fonts, chart types). If you aren’t a natural Bob Ross, it might not feel that fun either. Here are a dozen simple ways to improve the look and feel of your dashboards.
If you’ve ever received an image file and noticed the background isn’t transparent, it’s likely that has caused you a problem.
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I grew up in the Issaquah/Sammamish area of Washington State about 30 (depending on traffic 60) minutes east Seattle. When I was growing up there in the 1990s and 2000s I remember hearing comments from a lot of people that, “this area has the highest amount of high school students per capita anywhere in the state.”
Most programs like Excel, Tableau, Microsoft SQL Server and Alteryx have a built in Date Difference (DATEDIFF) function. This function is great at letting you set a unit of measurement (i.e. year, month, day) and calculate the difference between a start and an end point.
6. Receive Feedback and Iterate
After you’ve built an initial dashboard, it’s time to get feedback from users and iterate. If your dashboards are going to be used by a wide audience, pick a few of the users you trust to give you feedback. Pick the people who will be frank and honest with you. This isn’t the time to get pats on the back. This is a chance to get constructive criticism so your product is as polished as it can possibly be.