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Learning Tableau by Joshua N. Milligan

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Chapter 7. Telling a Data Story with Dashboards

As you engage in data discovery and analysis, you will create numerous data visualizations. Each of these visualizations gives a snapshot of a story within the data. Each view into the data answers one or maybe a couple of questions. At times, the discovery and analysis are enough to make a key decision, and the cycle is complete. Many times, however, you will need to bring these visualizations together so that they communicate a comprehensive story to your intended audience.

Tableau allows you to bring together related data visualizations into a single dashboard. This dashboard could be a static view of various aspects of the data or a fully interactive environment that allows users to dynamically ...

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