Visual Design Tricks Behind Great Dashboards

At the Tableau Customer Conference this week, I did a session entitled “The Visual Design Tricks Behind Great Dashboards”.

You can watch the recording here. (registration required)

Here are the resources I shared.

Design Tricks

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For all the design tricks, including the impact/difficulty breakdown, check out my Design Month posts.

Books

Visualizations referred to in the talk

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I hope you enjoyed the session! What other design tricks would you add?

 

Do you have a world class dashboard? Want to share it?

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I’m delighted to announce I am working on a book: The Big Book of Dashboards will be published by Wiley later this year. I’m co-authoring with Steve Wexler and Jeff Shaffer.

The book will be a compendium of real-world dashboards, each a valuable solution to real-world problems. There will be sections on the real world challenges faced when building and maintaining dashboards.

So where do we get these amazing examples from? Why, the community, of course! Do YOU have an amazing, world-class, beautiful, high impact, dashboard? If so, we want to hear from you.

Please use the form below to tell us about it. If we like what we see, we’ll get in touch to discuss the dashboard in more details with you. If it has sensitive data, you will need to be prepared to share it with anonymised data.

Your dashboards don’t have to be in Tableau!