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Score 6.5 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

ONESOURCE

ONESOURCE is well suited for organizations that want to maintain their compliance efforts within a single platform. Most of the software looks and operates in a similar manner, which makes it easy to navigate and integrate yourself into additional products. Additionally, the ONESOURCE platform is a great platform for anyone looking for a provider that stays on top of tax law changes and will quickly integrate the changes into their product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

It helps us to visualize and understand data. Helps in business analysis, predict market trends. Caters to the needs of an organization. Can be integrated with different kinds of data sources like Excel, CSV, different kinds of databases like Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle. On the other hand, need some understanding of statistics to use this software, cannot retrieve previous versions of the same file created. So, version management is a problem. Left joins cannot be created during data loading. These need to be created separately using blends.
Ron Rothstain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Type of tax

ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop
Sales and Use Taxes
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop

Tax Reporting & Compliance

ONESOURCE
2.5
Tableau Desktop
Geolocation for Tax Assessment
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop
3rd-Party Software Integrations
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop
Tax Data Reporting
ONESOURCE
7.0
Tableau Desktop
Compliance Administration Management
ONESOURCE
5.5
Tableau Desktop
Tax Exemption Processing
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop
Tax Document Management
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop
Complex Tax Scenario Management
ONESOURCE
1.0
Tableau Desktop

BI Standard Reporting

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Pixel Perfect reports
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Customizable dashboards
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
9.2
Report Formatting Templates
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Ad-hoc Reporting

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Drill-down analysis
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Formatting capabilities
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Integration with R or other statistical packages
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Report sharing and collaboration
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2

Report Output and Scheduling

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Publish to Web
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Publish to PDF
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.9
Report Versioning
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Report Delivery Scheduling
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Delivery to Remote Servers
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Data Discovery and Visualization

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.7
Predictive Analytics
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.1

Access Control and Security

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multi-User Support (named login)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.6
Role-Based Security Model
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.4
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Mobile Capabilities

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Responsive Design for Web Access
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.5
Dedicated iOS Application
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.0
Dedicated Android Application
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.9
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.4

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.9
REST API
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.1
Javascript API
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2
iFrames
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.4
Java API
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.8
Themeable User Interface (UI)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.2
Customizable Platform (Open Source)
ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.7

Pros

ONESOURCE

  • ONESOURCE allows for easy implementation. We were able to implement the product in a few weeks.
  • ONESOURCE provides detailed records that provide support for the groupings on the tax return. This will assist in providing documentation to auditors in a timely fashion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • With Tableau you do not need to have technical knowledge to do the data integration and you get a quick response of what you are looking for, being your visualization of high quality.
  • We can say that it is free software and it is not a limited version
Yusmelys Lopez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ONESOURCE

  • ONESOURCE absolutely needs to restore their TIN Matching feature. Not having a TIN Matching feature is huge and needs to be addressed immediately.
  • The software interface itself is outdated and clunky. It is way behind in terms of user-friendliness and convenience. Additionally, it is only compatible with Internet Explorer. ONESOURCE is literally the only reason I would ever access Internet Explorer which is notably slower and more prone to freezing than Google Chrome or Safari. A good portion of our business uses Macs which means they are SOL on accessing ONESOURCE.
  • The ability to look at multiple tax years for a single recipient would be huge. Currently, if a recipient asks us to pull three years of data, this means three different searches within each year's ONESOURCE instance. It's tedious and could be improved.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau is ill-suited to work with SSAS cubes, at least when you are used to analysis within Microsoft tools
  • Data preparation is not up-to-par with other leading vendor tools (although can be improved through Alteryx if you have access to it)
  • The ease-of-use is true for basic analysis, but rapidly gives way to a steep learning curve with more complex queries or when the business context is more mathematics oriented
Charles Saulnier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 39 answers
Because right now its the best option out there (disclosure: I haven't used Qlikview or some of the other direct competitors of Tableau). The big investment is in Tableau Server not desktop. For the cost of the license of Tableau desktop, its a pretty good deal. You can hook it up to pretty much any data source easily. You can easily share the visualizations with your team/colleagues easily. Tableau Desktop is generally easy to use for business users. But the more advanced stuff is better suited for a analyst or someone with a IT/CS background.
Mashhood Syed | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.9
Based on 23 answers
I am really a fan of tableau for its quick setup, data connection, dashboard creation time and very easy to use UI.As i have used multiple Bi tools like QlikView and SAP BO, i can say all other tools take really long time in performing above functionalities except QlikView which is really fast in term of performing analysis.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 10 answers
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.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 6.1
Based on 9 answers
Tableau's connections to third-party sources can be somewhat slow due to the time required to speak to a source over a network. However, if you properly utilize Tableau's Data Source Extracts, then the speed is incredible. On the other hand, Tableau makes it very easy for the user to put too much data into one dashboard, which can impact performance. All in all, if you use the tool properly, speed should not be a concern.
Brad Llewellyn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

ONESOURCE

ONESOURCE 5.5
Based on 2 answers
Often times they never respond to emails. Ignored us until we threatened to cancel one of their products.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.0
Based on 16 answers
I still haven't found something that stumped me for long. The company materials are first-rate and their seems to be a natural affinity among the professionals using the product. It seems there are many who want to help those that are following them onto the platform. I've never noticed any condescension to new users or obvious questions in the forums or my personal exchanges.
David Fickes | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 9.4
Based on 4 answers
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.
Jon Boeckenstedt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 4 answers
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
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 8.0
Based on 34 answers
Time needs to be spent ahead of implementation to make sure data sources are set up and ready. Consultants need to understand the data sources and the goals before setting foot on-site. Installation is easy, learning to use it takes time. The training resources available are great.
Phillip Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ONESOURCE

Sabrix/Onesource provides truly global content - Vertex is not there yet. If a business operates in US only, both Sabrix and Vertex would be good choices.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

When we first looked at getting a visualization software for analytics we looked into two options Microsoft Power BI and Tableau Desktop, and even though Power BI is more cost-effective we decided to go with Tableau Desktop as it had more options that we are looking for such as free reader and Tableau Server and offers a very comprehensive and simple interface that is easier to learn for new staff.
Clinton Shields | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

ONESOURCE

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop 7.0
Based on 3 answers
Although tableau is highly interactive and fast but with very large dataset its performance degrades heavily. So up to certain extent its really good but after that we have to take care of its performance issues.
Chandra Bhanu Pratap Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ONESOURCE

  • Without the use of ONESOURCE Transfer Pricing, we wouldn't be able to turn out transfer pricing documentation on our own. We have approximately 125 transfer pricing reports a year that require preparation, and outsourcing those at $15-25,000 a piece isn't feasible. We pay less than $50,000 annually for ONESOURCE Transfer Pricing and can now turn out as many reports as we need for a flat fee.
  • ONESOURCE BEPS Action Manager ("BAM") allows us to prepare both our Country by Country Report and our Master File in house. We had received quotes from accounting firms in the range of $100-200,000 annually for a Country by Country Report and $50,000 for a Master File annually. For a $20,000 investment annually in BAM, we can complete both in house.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tableau Desktop

  • Tableau has provided my clients with the information necessary to allocate multi-million dollar research budgets effectively, ensuring the company is getting the most bang for its buck.
  • Tableau has given my office the ability to present data quickly and easily in a professional format that customers can understand, and has them returning frequently for additional analysis and projects.
Tim McClelland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ONESOURCE

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Tableau Desktop

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

ONESOURCE
6.0
Tableau Desktop
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Usability

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.9

Reliability and Availability

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Performance

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
6.1

Support Rating

ONESOURCE
5.5
Tableau Desktop
9.0

In-Person Training

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
9.4

Online Training

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Implementation Rating

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
8.0

Scalability

ONESOURCE
Tableau Desktop
7.0

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