Using Tableau to Present the Data Digest

Presentation Summary

Many higher education institutions have some version of information about the institution’s enrollment, tuition, financial aid, faculty staff headcounts and more. At Purdue, this type of aggregate data was presented in pdf, excel sheets or HTML tables on various central department websites. With the purchase of Tableau server, Purdue has consolidated information into one concise website called the Data Digest ( The various dashboards are presented on the first landing page as thumbnail images of the dashboard. This gives the user an instant visual depiction of the information. By clicking on the thumbnail, the user can explore certain information in greater detail.

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Monal Patel
Ian Pytlarz

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