Blog: Power BI — Sub-Divide and Segment Your Visuals — Episode 3

Welcome to Episode 3 of my Power BI Best Practices Series. In today’s episode, I will show you how to sub-divide and segment your data visualizations in your Power BI Dashboards or Reports. To check out prior episodes and see where we are going, here is what BEST PRACTICES for Power BI is all about.

Sub-divide and Segment Visual Placement


Power BI – Sub-Divide and Segment Visuals

Sub-dividing and segmenting your visuals will help keep your dashboard cleaner, give your visuals the necessary space, and allows for easy-to-find filtering options. More importantly, it helps keep similar data visualizations together, allowing each to benefit from the others.

Let’s take a messy and disorganized Power BI Dashboard and make it visually appealing and easier to use. We’ll also show how users can interact with dashboard filters to make it more accessible.

Here we go!

In short, if your dashboard is laid out based on similar data and functions, as well as readability, then your dashboards will be much better. As a result, your users will find it much easier to navigate and comprehend the story behind your data.

Let’s continue the discussion

In the meantime, I’d love to hear your feedback and stories on how you go about storytelling with Power BI. Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter @thepowerbiqueen. I’ll be watching the #PowerBIQuestions hashtag, so feel free to ask any questions, and I’ll try to get you some answers.

DeNisha Malone

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