"I love the customization skills that Tableau has, it is not restricted to what is built-in already."
"Data is easily understood at all levels of the company."
"The geospatial maps representation and the visualizations are nice."
"The most valuable feature is the geographic data analysis."
"I like the solution's web version, more so than Power BI's web version. It just makes it easier to drag and drop things and to blend data on the backend. It simplifies the process."
"Tableau is easy to use and it has great predictive features."
"The solution makes for very productive and really informative decision making. It can lead the whole business and build a strategy across whole working departments."
"It is easy to use, and it can handle a large amount of data."
"Great capability, performance, flexibility, visuals, and the solution is also very cost effective."
"I am looking forward to testing their full graphics that are available, as they looked very interesting in the demo."
"Tableau has so many functions, so sometimes it's hard to find the right solution quickly. I have to search multiple menu bars to find the right command."
"The customization in the front end is a bit difficult."
"The interface can be improved, in part because there is no indication that something is running or that it's processing."
"With Tableau, when you're dealing with very large datasets, it can be slow so the performance is an area that can be improved."
"Many things have to be improved in Tableau. Right now, we make the calculation, and then we get that information. It would be better if business users could do that. I would ask the people at Tableau to provide that option to business users to get that information in one click. It would be better if they automated some calculations. There should be more automation in Tableau. However, there are many things in automation mode, but it is very limited at the moment. We need automation for people who do not know much about Tableau. It would also be better if there were good community support like in Alteryx."
"It's already using 32 gigabytes of memory, but the performance is not so good. It's very heavy."
"Some of our clients are looking for better UI when using Tableau as they often work with this solution directly."
"The pricing is a bit expensive."
"There should be a better or an easier way to establish that connection to external sources."
"Would like the ability to be able to benchmark."
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XLCubed is an add-in tool for Microsoft Excel that allows you to point to analysis and services cubes or any other relational databases so that you can create ad-hoc analysis, reporting and even dashboards that can be published to the web with a single click. Once you put items on the web, the environments are the same, which is really cool because the user interactivity and use of the report on the web and in Microsoft Excel is the same.
Tableau is ranked 2nd in Reporting Tools with 93 reviews while XLCubed is ranked 14th in Reporting Tools with 2 reviews. Tableau is rated 8.0, while XLCubed is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Tableau writes "Lets me train new users quickly, easily, and intuitively". On the other hand, the top reviewer of XLCubed writes "Cost effective with great capability, performance, flexibility and visuals". Tableau is most compared with Microsoft BI, SAP Analytics Cloud, MicroStrategy, ELK Kibana and Qlik Sense, whereas XLCubed is most compared with Microsoft BI, Board, Jedox, MicroStrategy and QlikView. See our Tableau vs. XLCubed report.
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