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Discoverer is well suited as a reporting tool where data integration doesn't play a major role. Discoverer suits very well situations where a user has to run a query every day. Discoverer reports can be scheduled and the user can just view the data instead of running the query manually. Also, Discoverer takes away the pain of managing the database credentials. Discoverer is not well suited to situations where the whole enterprise wants to view the same dashboard. Discoverer is more of a departmental BI tool. Discoverer doesn't offer many options to integrate data unless one has to create and handle integration using PL/SQL.Incentivized
Tableau public is the best platform to build dashboards for your personal profile and share with recruiters. It's always good to keep ourselves updated on the latest features, create sample dashboards and save them to a personal profile. Tableau public is free and doesn't need any subscription. anyone can create an account and start building reports.
SQL friendly which allows for fast adoption for those users who know how to write in SQL. This makes integration with other programs much easier.Accessing data is very fast even with larger data sets.The layout is clean and organized similar to a spreadsheet which allows for easier viewing and analyzing of the data.Incentivized
Data visualization: lots of different options, including bar, scatter, pie, waterfall charts to explore relationships between variables, and to present findings/trends to different teamsIntegrates readily with limited, though different data sources: TXT, CSV, TDE, AccessExports reports for review of different dashboards: client-ready/team-ready, with a clean and tidy presentation in PDF format (or hardcopy)Incentivized
There is always room for more scalability and optimization of performance.Oracle BI changes a lot from version to version. A smoother transition into a new version would be very helpful.Oracle BI's reporting tool is a little hard to use at first. The UI/UX of the tool can use improvement.Incentivized
Tableau Public (both Desktop and Server) like their "for a fee" counterparts offer very easy to learn and use tools to transform data into pictures and gain insights into your data. Most organizations report a reduction in development time of 10x vs. other similar tools, due to the intuitive user interface. That said, with Tableau Public, published workbooks are "disconnected" from the underlying data sources and require periodic updates when the data changes. Users are limited to 1 Gb of storage space per user ID and password as well.I would like to see better options for public sharing of visualizations and data from within the "for a fee" products as more and more organizations are moving in the direction of data sharing with partners and their communities.Incentivized
It's free, right? I'll keep using the free version. So the real question to ask is this? Will I pay $999 for the Personal version or $1,999 for the Professional? Yikes! That is a big stretch. I'm not sure about that. The product comparison chart is at: http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/comparison
Tableau public is a great training tool to understand the basics of Tableau before buying it. A great tool to extend Excel's visualization and to publish data for others. Not useful for anything you need secure. No ability to access databases. Static information only.
I have not yet required to contact support as the documentation and help i found online has always worked so farIncentivized
I found it sufficient, and fast. I could easily "kick the tires" with Tableau on my data so I got up and running fast.
Start at the end and work backward. Identify the business case / issue and questions the end users have, then identify the data needed, and where to get it.Incentivized
Discoverer was already in place when I joined the company so I was not involved in the selection process. However, I have been involved in the review of Discoverer as compared to alternatives including Business Objects, OBIEE, and SSRS. On a cost benefit analysis Discoverer always came out on top. Changing to another tool never provided enough additional functionality to overcome the cost of conversion and ongoing maintenance.Incentivized
Google Charts/Drive is sufficient for simpler data sets, but it does not integrate with other web platforms and the visualization does not look as professional. I'm not aware of any other competitors that offer the same package as Microsoft.Incentivized
We have used Discoverer to respond to state sales and use tax audits and saved the company more than the cost of the product. Discoverer has thus assisted in our objective of managing costs.Discoverer is used to provide reports for EEOC reporting assisting our goal of complying with all government requirements.Incentivized
Tableau Public visualizations have helped drive traffic to our content and sitesThe lack of cost means it's easy to demonstrate our experience to attract paying clientsIncentivized