Make data-driven decisions with confidence thanks to Tableau’s assistance in providing faster answers to queries, solving harder problems more easily, and offering new insights more frequently. Tableau integrates directly to hundreds of data sources, both in the cloud and on premises, making it simpler to begin research. People of various skill levels can quickly find actionable information using Tableau’s natural language queries, interactive dashboards, and drag-and-drop capabilities. By quickly creating strong calculations, adding trend lines to examine statistical summaries, or clustering data to identify relationships, users can ask more in-depth inquiries.
Tableau has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:
Tableau dashboard: Tableau dashboards provide a complete view of your data through visualizations, visual objects, text, and more.
Sharing and collaboration: Tableau provides convenient, real-time options to collaborate with other users and instantly share data in the form of visualizations, sheets, and dashboards.
In-memory and live data: Tableau ensures connectivity to both live data sources and data extraction from external data sources as in-memory data. This gives users the flexibility to use data from more than one source without any restrictions.
Multiple data sources: Tableau gives many data source option, ranging from spreadsheets, big data, on-premise files, relational databases, non-relational databases, data warehouses, and big data, to on-cloud data.
Advanced charts and visualizations: One of the key features of Tableau is its wide range of visualizations.
Maps: Tableau has a lot of pre-installed information on maps, such as cities, postal codes, and administrative boundaries.
Robust security: Tableau has a foolproof security system based on authentication and permission systems for data connections and user access. Tableau also gives you the freedom to integrate with other security protocols.
There are many benefits to implementing Tableau. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:
- Data visualization
- Create interactive visualizations quickly
- Easy to implement
- Ability to handle large amounts of data
- Use varying scripting languages
- Responsive dashboard and mobile support
Reviews from Real Users
Tableau stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Some of these include its fast data access, easy creation of visualizations, and its stability. PeerSpot users take note of the advantages of these features in their reviews:
Romil S., Deputy General Manager of IT at Nayara Energy, notes, "Its visualizations are good, and its features make the development process a little less time-consuming. It has an in-memory extract feature that allows us to extract data and keep it on the server, and then our users can use it quickly.
Ariful M., Consulting Practice Partner of Data, Analytics & AI at FH, writes, “Tableau is very flexible and easy to learn. It has drag-and-drop function analytics, and its design is very good.”
Tableau was previously known as Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online.
Tableau is the #1 ranked solution in top Data Visualization tools
, #2 ranked solution in top Business Intelligence Tools
, and #2 ranked solution in top Reporting Tools
. PeerSpot users give Tableau an average rating of 8.2 out of 10. Tableau is most commonly compared to Microsoft BI:
Tableau vs Microsoft BI
. Tableau is popular among the large enterprise segment,
accounting for 48% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a
educational organization, accounting for 33% of all views.