Building Effective Dashboards with Tableau Desktop

by Adam Crahen and Pooja Gandhi

Learn how to bring all your elements together (literally) in this advanced course. You will learn some of the science behind dashboarding and all the technical skills you need to deliver high-quality content for any device in Tableau Desktop.

What you'll learn

Tableau Dashboards can create wonderful visuals for all kinds of data but it's easy for those visuals to lose effectiveness. In this course, Building Effective Dashboards with Tableau Desktop, you will gain the technical knowledge to effectively create and deliver high-quality content. First, you will learn the science behind dashboarding. Next, you will discover how you can enable your end users to interact with your data by using dashboard actions. You will also learn advanced dashboarding techniques like object padding, extensions, and nested layout containers. Finally, you will explore tips and tricks to design for mobile. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of effectively building dashboards needed to successfully communicate a compelling data story.

About the authors

Adam Crahen is the Director of Analytics Practices and Enablement for Pluralsight and also a former Tableau Zen Master. Adam is a creative problem solver specializing in data curation, transformation and visualization with tools like Tableau, SQL, Snowflake, dbt, and Alteryx, etc. His work has been recognized by organizations like Kantar and has been featured by several news organizations around the world. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for data by speaking at conferences, user grou... more

Pooja joined Pluralsight in 2018 as a Lead Analytics Engineer. She is a recognized 2x Tableau Zen Master and an accomplished analytics and visualizations practitioner. As an expert in her field, Pooja has spoken about her passion for data at various different conferences globally. Together with Adam Crahen of Pluralsight, she co-founded thedataduo.com where they feature a large gallery of data visualizations on a variety of different topics. The work by The Data Duo has made an appearance on UNI... more

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