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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Guided analytics with Tableau

Industry reports have shown that guided analytics is becoming an increasingly important requirement for mobile business intelligence requirements (Dresner (2013)). What is guided analytics? Guided analytics is defined as cases where knowledge workers can use data models to follow pathways of investigation towards their own results.

Users follow a pathway down the data, starting at a high-level summary of all of the available data, down to the specifics that they are interested in. Users don't have to start with a specific business question, but they can be directed down a pathway towards data that might be interesting and produce results.

Tableau can be used to create dashboards that can be adaptable in response to ...

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