Blog: Power BI — Cut Unnecessary Visuals — Episode 11

Welcome to Episode 11 of my Power BI Best Practices Series. In today’s episode, I will show you how and why you should cut unnecessary visuals in your dashboard to allow for better user experience. Clean reports have a better look and feel. Moreover, they make it easier for the user to understand the information and navigate through the dashboard.

Here we go!

Cut Unnecessary Visuals

An unnecessary visual is a visual that shows replicated data that you don’t need in your report twice. But still, the question is how can you determine, which of the visuals you should remove. I recommend removing the visuals, that don’t provide any additional insights. This way you can save the place for the data that really matters.

Discover the other best practices of cleaning your Power BI reports from my video above.

Power BI — Cut Unnecessary Visuals

Check out our prior episodes to see where we are going and discover what BEST PRACTICES for Power BI is all about.

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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