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Effective presentation

In 2009, Dr Hal R Varian, Google’s Chief Economist, stated, ‘The ability to take data – to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, …

Creating dashboards in Tableau

The video provides an overview of how to create dashboards in Tableau. Dashboard objects To add visual appeal, interactivity, and context to your dashboard, you can also add several types …

Adding interactivity

Beyond simply presenting data in a dashboard, Tableau allows you to give users the opportunity to interact with the dashboard and to explore the data and insights at their own …

Dashboards

Dashboards are another way for you to visualise and report information. Similar to charts, dashboards have different types based on what you are trying to achieve with your data. The …

Create a calculated field

In the sample Superstore data, navigate to Sheet 1 and create a field to calculate the discount ratio, using the formula: IF([Sales] !=0, [Discount]/[Sales],0) The formula checks whether sales equal …

Filtering data

After adjusting the look and feel of a visualisation, you may want to consider adding interactive elements to your visualisation, including adding filters. Filtering is a method of reducing as …

Formatting in Tableau

Let’s look at some of the key ways to improve the formatting of charts in Tableau. Adding text In your views, make sure you show titles, captions, and mark labels. …

Charts in Tableau

As introduced in the video, different chart types can be used to display different types of information. Each of the chart types mentioned in the video can be created using …

Introduction to Tableau

Throughout the course, you have been using Excel to conduct your financial analysis, but when it comes to visualising your analysed data, Tableau is the right fit! Previously, you explored …

Creating dashboards in Tableau

The video provides an overview of how to create dashboards in Tableau. Dashboard objects To add visual appeal, interactivity, and context to your dashboard, you can also add several types …

Effective Data Presentation

In 2009, Dr Hal R Varian, Google’s Chief Economist, stated, ‘The ability to take data – to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, …

How do dashboards work?

Dashboards are another way for you to visualise and report information. Similar to charts, dashboards have different types based on what you are trying to achieve with your data. The …

Create a calculated field

In the sample Superstore data, navigate to Sheet 1 and create a field to calculate the discount ratio, using the formula: IF([Sales] !=0, [Discount]/[Sales],0) The formula checks whether sales equal …

Adding Interactivity

Beyond simply presenting data in a dashboard, Tableau allows you to give users the opportunity to interact with the dashboard and to explore the data and insights at their own …