About Tableau

Tableau is an integrated business intelligence (BI) and analytics solution that helps to analyze key business data and generate meaningful insights. The solution helps businesses to collect data from multiple source points such as SQL databases, spreadsheets, cloud apps like Google Analytics and Salesforce to create a collective dataset. Tableau's live visual analytics and interactive dashboard allow slicing & dicing datasets for generating relevant insights and exploring new opportunities. Users can create interactive maps and analyze data across regions, territories, demographics and more. Tableau helps to create a narrative story of the data analysis with interactive visualizations that can be shared with their audience. Tableau can be customized to serve a number of industry verticals including banking, communication, education, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing and technology. The solution can be either installed on-premises or hosted on the cloud as a SaaS application. Users can also view and analyze data on their Android and iOS smartphones with Tableau Mobile app.
Tableau Software - Advanced Mapping
Tableau Software - Intuitive User Interface
Tableau Software - Interactive Dashboards on the Web
Tableau Software - iPad Support
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Tableau pricing

Tableau has a free version and offers a free trial.

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Free Version:
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Tableau Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.2
Functionality
4.5
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Support
4.2
5 reviews of 2,030 View all reviews
Shishir
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 25/06/2019

Excellent tool for Data Visualization with simplicity

I have worked on domains like Telecom and Network where in I have been using Tableau. Its really liked by senior management as it shows each and every bit very clearly to relevant stake holders. For example, Marketing head likes region wise revenue sale dashboard which gives region/sales manager/product wise sale.

Pros

There are many features which lot of users would have liked:-
1. Connection to almost all database
2. Many types of Charts can be created including Sankey, Doughnut, Maps etc.
3. Its has the feature of data blending and data extraction
4. Dashboards can be viewed on multiple devices like tablet, mobile and laptops.
5. Its really fast while drilling down or filtering out from any dashboard.

Cons

Its a bit expensive tool as compared to other data visualization tools however its a value for money.

Krishnamurthy
  • Industry: Information Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 13/12/2022

Nice tool for data visualisations and presentations

Got introduced Tabelau through my course in data analytics. Overall it's a nice software bit costly though.

Pros

I love the dashboard feature and easy story telling feature. We can add comments below the visualization and give presentations directly instead of transferring into different presentation platform.

Cons

Once started to use I liked everything about this software. Sometimes importing data which is been edited in the original format file can be difficult or can cause error while visualizing.

Amjad
  • Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Monthly for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
3
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
0

3
Reviewed on 05/12/2022

Great tool to visualize your data

Pros

I use this tool at work to look at award trends and sources. It is great tool to analyze data and to also use during team meetings to capture those data.

Cons

Sometimes the tool glitches on me when I use multiple filters.

Muzaffarhusain
  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 16/11/2022

Industry leader data visualization software

I was using Powerbi desktop before but it couldn't handle a large amount of data, whereas Tableau can handle a large amount of data very well and it is fast. Tableau viewer monthly plans are budget-friendly. I really love using Tableau

Pros

It is very much easy to implement and the dashboard is quite decent. Very efficient software for businesses in terms of reporting

Cons

Tableau creator monthly plans are a little bit high. Customer support needs to be improved.

Bhavin
  • Industry: Hospital & Health Care
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
3
Ease of Use
3
Customer Support
0

4
Reviewed on 21/12/2022

Good tool but needs to be do lot better to keep being a market leader

Pros

Tableau's ease of use for the features that come out of box. There is lot of flexibility in how certain aspects can be addressed or customizations built.

Cons

The fact that there are several basic and standard things that are missing from both the visualization stack of Tableau and for basic and advanced reporting too. For Tableau to think that basic functionality e.g. sort columns in a report type format needs a customization, is ok and not address these type of basics is one of quite a lot of their weak spots.

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