In this video tutorial I describe a dashboard that I put together that displays the distribution of various NBA player statistics. I use the always handy parameter to enable the user to choose which statistics are displayed on the dashboard. Although I’m showing sports statistics measures in this dashboard, it could easily be repurposed to show the distribution of a variety of business related metrics.
I break the dashboard up into three areas: histogram, dot strip plot, and heat map. In the second part of the video, I describe in detail how to build out a jittered dot strip plot. The benefit of the jittered dot strip plot is that the marks representing NBA players obstruct each other much less as compared to the linear dot strip plot.
Techniques used in the dashboard were previous outlined in my Ultimate Slope Graph and How to Use Jittering in Tableau (Scattered Data Points) posts.
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Hi Anthony,I’m one of your followers on youtube. I’m a tableau beginner,I’ve learned lots of tips in your videos,and I am so happy that we both are NBA fans! If its ok to you ,could you please share the 2017-2018 NBAplayer dataset to me? I wanna follow you and do some real thing on this dataset,thx a lots,keep doing what you do,look forward to more tutorials .my email :email@example.com