Datadeck vs. Tableau Desktop

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Datadeck
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
Datadeck aims to put everyone in sync with beautiful dashboards of all your data sources.N/A
Tableau Desktop
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Tableau Desktop is a data visualization product from Tableau. It connects to a variety of data sources for combining disparate data sources without coding. It provides tools for discovering patterns and insights, data calculations, forecasts, and statistical summaries and visual storytelling.
$70
per month
Pricing
DatadeckTableau Desktop
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Tableau Creator
$70.00
Per User / Per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
DatadeckTableau Desktop
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAll pricing plans are billed annually.
More Pricing Information
Community Pulse
DatadeckTableau Desktop
Considered Both Products
Datadeck
Chose Datadeck
Datadeck offers a BI/analytics platform that produces internal data sets and panels and streamlines data observations for users. It's intuitive and straightforward, with all the features and resources we need to
Tableau Desktop

No answer on this topic

Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
DatadeckTableau Desktop
BI Standard Reporting
Comparison of BI Standard Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.5
166 Ratings
4% above category average
Pixel Perfect reports9.04 Ratings8.3138 Ratings
Customizable dashboards8.34 Ratings8.9165 Ratings
Report Formatting Templates9.04 Ratings8.2144 Ratings
Ad-hoc Reporting
Comparison of Ad-hoc Reporting features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.8
163 Ratings
8% above category average
Drill-down analysis7.74 Ratings9.1158 Ratings
Formatting capabilities8.04 Ratings8.8161 Ratings
Integration with R or other statistical packages8.33 Ratings8.2121 Ratings
Report sharing and collaboration9.34 Ratings9.2156 Ratings
Report Output and Scheduling
Comparison of Report Output and Scheduling features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.7
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.7
157 Ratings
4% above category average
Publish to Web9.03 Ratings9.2148 Ratings
Publish to PDF8.74 Ratings8.4148 Ratings
Report Versioning8.34 Ratings8.6115 Ratings
Report Delivery Scheduling8.73 Ratings9.1122 Ratings
Delivery to Remote Servers8.73 Ratings8.572 Ratings
Data Discovery and Visualization
Comparison of Data Discovery and Visualization features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.9
4 Ratings
9% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.6
155 Ratings
6% above category average
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)9.04 Ratings8.9153 Ratings
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization9.04 Ratings8.8148 Ratings
Predictive Analytics8.74 Ratings8.7125 Ratings
Pattern Recognition and Data Mining00 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Access Control and Security
Comparison of Access Control and Security features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.8
4 Ratings
2% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.7
141 Ratings
1% above category average
Multi-User Support (named login)9.04 Ratings8.7138 Ratings
Role-Based Security Model8.74 Ratings8.4118 Ratings
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)9.04 Ratings8.6128 Ratings
Single Sign-On (SSO)8.33 Ratings8.976 Ratings
Report-Level Access Control00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Mobile Capabilities
Comparison of Mobile Capabilities features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.3
4 Ratings
4% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.4
134 Ratings
5% above category average
Responsive Design for Web Access8.03 Ratings8.5123 Ratings
Mobile Application7.73 Ratings8.396 Ratings
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile9.34 Ratings8.7116 Ratings
Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding
Comparison of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding features of Product A and Product B
Datadeck
8.5
4 Ratings
7% above category average
Tableau Desktop
8.5
63 Ratings
7% above category average
REST API8.33 Ratings8.455 Ratings
Javascript API8.52 Ratings8.250 Ratings
iFrames8.53 Ratings8.648 Ratings
Java API8.52 Ratings8.645 Ratings
Themeable User Interface (UI)8.73 Ratings8.452 Ratings
Customizable Platform (Open Source)8.52 Ratings8.745 Ratings
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User Ratings
DatadeckTableau Desktop
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(4 ratings)
9.0
(193 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.9
(39 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(63 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(10 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
6.1
(9 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.9
(56 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.4
(4 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(34 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(3 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
DatadeckTableau Desktop
Likelihood to Recommend
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck is an excellent solution for those who need to analyze Google Analytics daily. You can have an exclusive deck for an exclusive GAt account and select the reports and instances needed. No need to go deep into the GA menus anymore. Just pick the info you need and that specify data will be easily available. We feel that sharing the dashboard with our clients does not work well once, sometimes, have difficulties to understand the dashboard and data.
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Tableau
Tableau Desktop is one the finest tool available in the market with such a wide range of capabilities in its suite that makes it easy to generate insights. Further, if optimally designed, then its reports are fairly simple to understand, yet capable enough to make changes at the required levels. One can create a variety of visualizations as required by the business or the clients. The data pipelines in the backend are very robust. The tableau desktop also provides options to develop the reports in developer mode, which is one of the finest features to embed and execute even the most complex possible logic. It's easier to operate, simple to navigate, and fluent to understand by the users.
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Pros
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Easy to use without programming skills needed
  • All data under one dashboard
  • Reduces time to locate information
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Tableau
  • An excellent tool for data visualization, it presents information in an appealing visual format—an exceptional platform for storing and analyzing data in any size organization.
  • Through interactive parameters, it enables real-time interaction with the user and is easy to learn and get support from the community.
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Cons
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • There are still important pieces missing.
  • The way prices are set is a little strange.
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Tableau
  • Formatting the data to work correctly in graphical presentations can be time consuming
  • Daily data extracts can run slowly depending on how much data is required and the source of the data
  • The desktop version is required for advanced functionality, editing on [the] Tableau server allows only limited features
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Likelihood to Renew
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Our use of Tableau Desktop is still fairly low, and will continue over time. The only real concern is around cost of the licenses, and I have mentioned this to Tableau and fully expect the development of more sensible models for our industry. This will remove any impediment to expansion of our use.
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Usability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Tableau Desktop has proven to be a lifesaver in many situations. Once we've completed the initial setup, it's simple to use. It has all of the features we need to quickly and efficiently synthesize our data. Tableau Desktop has advanced capabilities to improve our company's data structure and enable self-service for our employees.
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Reliability and Availability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
When used as a stand-alone tool, Tableau Desktop has unlimited uptime, which is always nice. When used in conjunction with Tableau Server, this tool has as much uptime as your server admins are willing to give it. All in all, I've never had an issue with Tableau's availability.
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Performance
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Tableau Desktop's performance is solid. You can really dig into a large dataset in the form of a spreadsheet, and it exhibits similarly good performance when accessing a moderately sized Oracle database. I noticed that with Tableau Desktop 9.3, the performance using a spreadsheet started to slow around 75K rows by about 60 columns. This was easily remedied by creating an extract and pushing it to Tableau Server, where performance went to lightning fast
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Support Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
I have never really used support much, to be honest. I think the support is not as user-friendly to search and use it. I did have an encounter with them once and it required a bit of going back and forth for licensing before reaching a resolution. They did solve my issue though
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In-Person Training
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
It is admittedly hard to train a group of people with disparate levels of ability coming in, but the software is so easy to use that this is not a huge problem; anyone who can follow simple instructions can catch up pretty quickly.
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Online Training
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
The training for new users are quite good because it covers topic wise training and the best part was that it also had video tutorials which are very helpful
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Implementation Rating
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Again, training is the key and the company provides a lot of example videos that will help users discover use cases that will greatly assist their creation of original visualizations. As with any new software tool, productivity will decline for a period. In the case of Tableau, the decline period is short and the later gains are well worth it.
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Alternatives Considered
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
DataDeck definitely makes the reading and analyzing data easier than accessing the GA dashboard.
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Tableau
If we do not have legacy tools which have already been set up, I would switch the visualization method to open source software via PyCharm, Atom, and Visual Studio IDE. These IDEs cannot directly help you to visualize the data but you can use many python packages to do so through these IDEs.
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Scalability
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
No answers on this topic
Tableau
Tableau Desktop's scaleability is really limited to the scale of your back-end data systems. If you want to pull down an extract and work quickly in-memory, in my application it scaled to a few tens of millions of rows using the in-memory engine. But it's really only limited by your back-end data store if you have or are willing to invest in an optimized SQL store or purpose-built query engine like Veritca or Netezza or something similar.
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Return on Investment
Beijing Bojinzhihui Internet Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Datadeck has helped us in achieving our organization goal more faster than previously
  • It has helped us in collecting more data and providing the best results when needed, which makes our work more efficient and systematic
  • It has helped us in analysing our work process and has increased our productivity
  • It has increased our ROI upto 9%
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Tableau
  • Tableau was acquired years ago, and has provided good value with the content created.
  • Ongoing maintenance costs for the platform, both to maintain desktop and server licensing has made the continuing value questionable when compared to other offerings in the marketplace.
  • Users have largely been satisfied with the content, but not with the overall performance. This is due to a combination of factors including the performance of the Tableau engines as well as development deficiencies.
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