Power to the user – Parameters part 1

Parameters are a very powerful instrument to use in Tableau because they enable the user to set the view the way he or she actually prefers. I think parameters are a natural continuation for the series of blog posts about dashboard design: Some tips about Dashboard design Dashboard design: where place what? The importance of formatting and cleaning a dashboard… Continue reading Power to the user – Parameters part 1

Langhe – October ’16

I want to write about my experience in Langhe, Piedmont, where I have been with Davide in October (I wrote this blog about the tasting of a Langhe Nebbiolo). It was really one of the best experiences I ever had! Why Langhe? Because it is one of the best wines production area in Italy and… Continue reading Langhe – October ’16

Tableau, Google Sheets and… my wine fridge!

I started this project about visualising my wines a couple of weeks ago, when I got my (first) wine fridge! I started to organise my bottles and cover the labels with kitchen/ food film and then I got the idea to catalogue them. A Google Sheet, that I can even share with boyfriend Davide, seemed perfect to me. I… Continue reading Tableau, Google Sheets and… my wine fridge!

The importance of formatting and cleaning a dashboard

This post is a continuation of the blog posts about Dashboard Design (some tips about dashboard design and where to place what).ff Let’s start from this view for example made from Sample Superstore, without any formatting at all. Below some steps I recommend to clean and format your dashboard: Remove borders and lines from the… Continue reading The importance of formatting and cleaning a dashboard

Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 -Enzo Boglietti

A couple of weeks ago I was on holiday in Italy, Piedmont, Langhe. It was one of the best holidays of my life, really. The reason Davide and I went there, of course, is for the wines. Piedmont wines and, in particular, wines from this small wine region called Langhe are one of the best… Continue reading Langhe Nebbiolo 2014 -Enzo Boglietti

Dashboard design: where place what?

This post is a continuation of tips about dashboard design (see previous blog post). When you are projecting a dashboard, remember that what’s relevant in your story should be placed in the top left area of your view, while what’s less relevant is placed in the top right area. Easy, just keep in mind the matrix below:… Continue reading Dashboard design: where place what?