Discrete Story Analysis

Where is the Discrete Story Analysis Useful?

  • Sales Reporting - better understand drivers of your KPIs
  • Data Discovery - quickly identify and understand outliers
  • Audit - identify trends not easily observable in the visual
  • Geographical - instantly uncover complex utilization insights
  • Relationships - identify and call out key relationships between sales & profit

Example of Discrete Story: 



Discrete Story Requirements

Narratives for Tableau has support for the following scenarios of discrete analysis:

  • Single dimension with between one and 10 measures
  • Two dimensions and one measure

The example below is a single dimension and single measure bar chart:


The example below is a single dimension bar chart with two measures:


The example below is a bar chart with two dimensions and a single measure:




To learn more about each insight in detail, watch our Discrete Story Type video. 

If you'd like to see all available narrative types, download our Tableau Workbook With All Story Types. 

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