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).
We know that colours are a powerful communication tool. Our eyes are drawn to patterns and colours which makes data easier to analyse. With that said, Emojis add another layer of visual communication that sometimes words cannot portray.
In this first ever series of Up Your Data Studio Game, we bring you ways to use conditional formatting in your dashboard. What’s conditional formatting you may ask? It’s similar to what’s available in Excel: formatting the cell when the condition is met.