This Tableau Whitepaper requires registration to read but essential reading for all developers. 10 Best Practices for Building Effective Dashboard is there as a timeless reference.
“When a dashboard is done right, people wonder how they ever lived without it. Why? A well-designed dashboard is a launch point for your analytics. Armed with the same powerful collection of information, your business makes faster decisions based on a single source of truth.
Read this whitepaper to discover how:
- Thoughtful planning will allow you to become familiar with your dashboard audience, evaluate proper display size, and appropriately plan for fast load times.
- Informed design draws from the “sweet spot” of visual cues, is critical of view and colour quantity, incorporates interactivity to encourage exploration and considers progressive formatting.
- Refining your dashboard puts the onus on tooltips, emphasizes the story within your story, eliminates clutter, and sets you up for dashboard testing opportunities.”
- Best Practice for Effective Dashboards https://onlinehelp.tableau.com/current/pro/desktop/en-us/dashboards_best_practices.html