Articles By: Tableau

Excel + Tableau

Excel is great for managing data. But if you want to find powerful insights from your data, Excel can’t do the job on its own – it needs the power of visual analytics. In this webinar, we’re going to reveal how you can discover a wealth of new insights by using Excel and Tableau together. As Tableau natively connects to […]

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Persuasive Dashboards

Do your dashboards tell the story you want to get across or does your data get lost in a sea of pixels? Tableau strives to keep users in the flow with software centered on principles of design, cognition, and perception. The same principles apply to great dashboards. See how you can leverage Tableau to create dashboards that keep your audience’s […]

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5 Things Your Spreadsheet Can’t Do

For many, data analysis in Excel is the norm. As useful as it can be, for delivering real insight from big data, spreadsheets simply won’t provide all of the answers you seek. Trying to use spreadsheets for advanced, responsive analytics, or analyzing large volumes of data, is using the wrong tool for the job. Too often, mistakes are made at […]

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Which Chart is Right for You?

You’ve got data and you’ve got questions, but what’s the best way to visualize that data to get the answers you need? Transforming data into an effective visualization or dashboard is the first step towards making your data make an impact. In this paper, you’ll learn about different chart (and graph) types and when to use them, along with tips […]

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10 Best Practices for Building Effective Dashboards

A well-designed dashboard is a powerful launch point for data-driven conversations. Armed with the same collection of information, your business makes faster decisions based on a single source of truth. This whitepaper will teach you best practices for building the most effective dashboards for your audience—walking you through three sections of use cases and examples: • Thoughtful planning will allow […]

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