Dashboards are the frame, and we need to build worksheets to provide the content.
- [Instructor] So to get from a concept to dashboard,…we're going to follow a three step process…of sketching, then building our worksheets,…and finally building our dashboard.…In this course, we're going to build a dashboard…to explore the potential growth of online or e-learning.…And so to get from this very high level concept…to our final dashboard,…we're going to walk through these steps.…At a very tactical level,…when getting started with the dashboard,…I find it easiest to sketch a design first…and then build my worksheets…and finally build the dashboard around those worksheets.…
So first of all, whenever I get any dashboard requests,…I either ask for a sketch or draw one out on my own.…When drawing out on my own,…I really like to use paper and pencil…and just get away from the technical constraints…to think up the flow and layout that I want.…So for this dashboard, here's a sketch I made to try…and help guide myself in the process.…You could use Word or another program…to just label and box out where you want components.…
- Sketching your designs
- Formatting data
- Creating cross-data joins
- Creating visuals
- Grouping data
- Using stories vs. tabs
- Changing chart measures and types with interactive parameters
- Making iterations and improvements on your Tableau dashboard design
Skill Level Intermediate
Data Visualization: Storytellingwith Bill Shander1h 37m Intermediate
Data Visualization Tips and Trickswith Matt Francis2h 14m Intermediate
1. Tableau Dashboards
2. Worksheet Design
3. Dashboard Design
4. Designing Interactivity
5. Keeping Your Dashboard Up to Date
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