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Entry-level set up fee?
- No setup fee
- Free Trial
- Free/Freemium Version
- Premium Consulting / Integration Services
Starting price (does not include set up fee)
- $70 per month
Tableau Desktop aims to allow people to make data-driven decisions with confidence, by helping them answer questions more quickly, solve harder problems more easily, and uncover new insights more frequently.
The vendor says that with a couple of clicks, Tableau Desktop connects directly to hundreds of data sources, both on-premises or in the cloud, with the goal of making it easier to start analysis. Interactive dashboards, drag and drop functionality, and natural language queries help users of all skill levels quickly discover actionable insights, all from an intuitive and visual interface. Users can ask deeper questions by quickly building powerful calculations, adding trend lines and seeing statistical summaries, or clustering data to see relationships.
Tableau's goal is to help people and organizations become more data-driven. With an integrated platform that is strives to be easy to start and scale, Tableau aims to support the entire analytics journey, from data preparation, to deep analysis, to the shared insights that drive the business forward.
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- AI Capabilities like ask data and time series forecasting are superb.
- Interactive visuals that are provided on the dashboard makes it so beautiful and playful.
- Very good set of charts along with the chart suggestion based on the data used.
- Support for data cleaning with Tableau Desktop.
- In the BI/analytics platform, it's a popular reporting tool.
- Includes graphs, maps, and plots that easily integrate with data.
- Intuitive data representation and handling of large amounts of data attracted it.
- Downloading large datasets can be time-consuming.
- To use it effectively, users must be knowledgeable about it.
- It helps to analyze big data and data can be in any form
- It helps 5 tools to analyze and create report
- It helps to create different type of charts
- As I user I dont find any missing feature because as a part of marketing team we are satisfied with the feature we are using
- Real Time Reporting
- Team Access
- All in one place
- It serves as a central repository for all of the company's data.
- Intuitive and uncomplicated data management is the norm here.
- With this tool, it is simple to discover and explore information.
- Tableau's impressive data visualization capabilities allow it to deal with large data sets.
- Data visualization of a million rows is possible without affecting the dashboard's performance.
- There are times when the visualization is a bit dull.
- The creator determines the user-friendliness of data boards.
- It would be greatly appreciated if the refresh timer could be increased.
- Dashboard Creation.
- Fast connection to SQL, Oracle Databases.
- Automatic Data Refreshing.
- Report refresh rate needs to be improved.
- Support for more visual graphs.
- Cost of the license should be reduced.
- The user interface is easy to understand, so it doesn't take long to learn how to operate it.
- Even if you handle a huge amount of data, it will not slow down.
- It is easy to extract data from various points of view.
- Creating a diagonal reference line requires a lot of steps.
- In many cases, if you're used to working with Excel, you'll find that simple things can't be done easily with Tableau Desktop.
- Nearly pixel perfect graphs
- Easily switch from visualizing data to presenting just numbers
- So many data point connectors. If you have data, it'll connect to it.
- So many moving points to make a detailed graph.
- The visualizations are very rudimentary which leads to analysts creating multiple visualizations to overlay over each other in 1 dashboard.
- Data is a full truncate & reload, or you can use an API but it is an append only data flow.
- Data visualization.
- Data sharing/collaboration.
- Report building.
- Expensive pricing.
- Slow performance for large data files.
- Poor customer support.
- Tableau Desktop has multiple data connectors. It can connect more than 45+ data sources
- Tableau Desktop's inbuild data engine is way faster to process huge data set
- Tableau has inbuild visual charts which help to create quick charts at ease
- Tableau Desktop is a visual tool so data manipulation is limited to a certain extent
- It is a desktop tool so cannot have all the features hosted online
- Sometimes due to huge dataset based on the data sources, Tableau Desktop does crash, leading to loss of efforts while developing the reports
- Simplicity and dashboard
- Low cost and scalability
- An easy-to-use interface
- Real-time dashboard options
- Numerous visualization options
- Integration of large amounts of data
- Downloading, accessing, and using it is simple
- Enhanced customization
- Offers limited product support
- Cost-effective for a small business
- Creating various graphs using key data points.
- Geographical representation of data.
- Create Key performance indicators based on dates.
- Trend lines, heatmaps.
- More chart features/options outside of ShowMe.
- A better way to represent financial data.
- Data prep and data cleaning features.
- Custom formatting options, date functions.
- 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.
- There is a significant learning curve involved in presenting data in a visually appealing manner.
- It can be challenging to incorporate many views, and daily data extracts can be slow depending on the data source.
- More advanced features can only be accessed through the desktop version, while Tableau Server can only offer a few options for editing.
- It can handle very large amount of data
- Drop-down options in dashboards allow users to analyze the impact of clusters within the dataset
- It integrates well with Python and R
- It is strictly a visualization tool, hence no data preprocessing is possible
- Non-coding Tableau users will find it difficult to preprocess data using Python/R and then push the preprocessed data to Tableau
- The reports generated has to be updated manually since Tableau does not allow automatic refreshes
- Excellent data visualization tool.
- Easy to learn and great support from the community.
- Great ecosystem to manage data for organizations of any size.
- Expensive for small organization
- Product support from Tableau is limited
- Need more easy to use templates for users who are just starting out.
- Sorting reports
- Data visualizations
- Fast response
- High cost
- Poor sales support
- No real time updates
- User friendly
- Easy to download, access, and use
- Has a lot of visualization options
- More customization
- Connect to many data sources
- Plot any data into insightful visualizations
- Create charts and reports quickly
- Data story-telling with dashboards
- Chart animation for presentations and web
- Layout customization for panels and dashboards
- Improvements on mobile visualizations
- Live connect: direct query to data sources with seamless efforts
- Drag & Drop UI: build easy and faster great visualizations
- Big Data ready: simplest way to get data from data lakes
- Fastest to deploy simple data models, slowest to deploy complex data models
- Data Prep is not an out-of-the-box feature, but a separate tool
- Pricing compare to Power BI, still remains expensive
When you want to deploy a guided analytics use case (dashboard or an analytics app), Power BI and Qlik Sense are better tools as long as they have ETL tools included.
- Has all the calculations and features required to build out complex data models
- Has good training programs to bring people up to speed with functionality
- Has great presentation features when socializing data visualization to stakeholders
- The visualizations can have more visually appealing formats
- Functionality takes a bit of a learning curve, needs to be a little more intuitive
- Diverse options for data visualization
- Intuitive user interface
- Robust built-in analytics
- Needs more sophisticated data governance options.
- Needs more smooth connection with other tools (such as Adobe Analytics).
- Displaying complex trending data in simplified format
- Creating stories to use as presentation materials with data highlights
- Customized statistical models with trending predictions
- 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
- Data visualization.
- Data analysis.
- Poor support.
- Lags sometimes.
- Nice UI for designers and users.
- Easy to create new dashboards.
- A wide range of connectivity.
- Handling large data sets.
Never had contact to Tableau support due the fact that we have our own Tableau IT in-house.
- Very easy to use
- Wide selection of graphs and charts
- Excellent array of toolips
- Good for advanced users as allows deep level of customisation
- UI could be more intuitive
- Stand alone product from the web editor so requires additional setup and installation
- Easier use for managing custom parameters