During the entirety of Dashboard Week, I delved deep into the intricacies of dynamic zoning in Tableau. My exploration yielded two comprehensive dashboards, both harnessing this powerful function to visualize distinct datasets. The first dashboard vividly illustrates crime patterns in Los Angeles, which can be viewed here:

. In contrast, the second dashboard provides insights into American jails, as showcased here

Dynamic zoning isn’t merely a flashy function; it’s a transformative tool that can elevate the efficiency and clarity of your visual data representation. To best demonstrate its practical application, I’ve chosen the Los Angeles crime dashboard as a case study. In an upcoming video tutorial, I’ll walk you through its real-world usage, helping you understand not just the ‘what’ but also the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of dynamic zoning in Tableau. Whether you’re a seasoned Tableau user or just starting out, I’m confident this deep dive will add value to your data visualization toolkit. Stay tuned!

Flory Hou
Author: Flory Hou