These filters have come a long way from just filtering data, to aadding a layer of interactivity. Without filters, a dashboard report is no more interactive than a PDF report. Even Excel reports have filters, c’mon.
Scenario: I want to know more about how users are navigating through my site to reach our top-level blog page. I am also curious as to where they go from there -- are they likely to click a recent blog post, explore a dedicated topic subpage or do something else entirely?
Here’s what you usually need:
Access to the platforms that is connected to Data Studio. Edit access to the dashboard and data sources. A cool head. Plenty of patience. Lots of breaks (don’t be too hard on yourself here).