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Tableau Dashboard Cookbook by Jen Stirrup

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Where is the three-dimensional data?

The objective of data visualization is to present data so that it's easier for people to consume, spot trends, and understand the story of the data. There is a debate over the use of three dimensional in charts, and people looking at Tableau may wonder how they can make visualizations that are three dimensional. Three dimensional is not available in Tableau. Three dimensional requires the viewer to spend more time trying to understand the data being presented to them than necessary.

People often consider three dimensional as a way to bring more information into the view. We don't need to use three dimensional to make visualizations beautiful and informative. Beauty can come in the form of simplicity and understanding ...

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