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Score 9 out of 10
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Business Processes Supported

  • Authoring and distribution of reports/dashboards to specific stakeholders with in-built user security.
  • Replacement of existing Excel spreadsheets done in a manual and error prone fashion with automated and error free alternative.
  • Used as a tool to identify trends based on geographical dimensions and measures.
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  • We used Tableau to analyze web traffic data, including traffic channels and sources, the conversion funnel, inventory mix and categorization, geographic distribution of inventory and inbound traffic and leads, on a dataset of millions to tens of millions of rows.
  • We also used Tableau to report on operating metric performance to plan though it provided less unique value in that situation
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Score 10 out of 10
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  • We use this product to help a Shipping client examine an automatically refreshing set of about 60 KPI's. This client has users all way from Business Analysts to Senior Executives.
  • We use this product to help multiple Retail clients slice-and-dice their sales data. They can now answer questions such as "What are people buying?", "Who are we selling to?", and "How much are they buying?"
  • We use this product to help an Equipment Repair client track how all of their equipment nationwide is operating from one central, automatically refreshing, location. They also use this product to handle most of their ad-hoc reporting needs.
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Business Processes Supported

  • Financial Analytics.
  • Marketing and Sales Analytics.
  • Operations Analytics.
  • Engineering and Web Analytics.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Pixel Perfect reports (97)
8.2
Customizable dashboards (115)
9.1
Report Formatting Templates (99)
7.7
Drill-down analysis (111)
8.5
Formatting capabilities (114)
8.4
Integration with R or other statistical packages (81)
7.7
Report sharing and collaboration (109)
8.2
Publish to Web (100)
8.7
Publish to PDF (102)
8.7
Report Versioning (73)
8.2
Report Delivery Scheduling (76)
8.5
Delivery to Remote Servers (31)
8.2
Pre-built visualization formats (heatmaps, scatter plots etc.) (105)
8.4
Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization (104)
8.6
Predictive Analytics (80)
7.6
Multi-User Support (named login) (93)
8.4
Role-Based Security Model (76)
8.2
Multiple Access Permission Levels (Create, Read, Delete) (83)
8.3
Single Sign-On (SSO) (33)
8.1
Responsive Design for Web Access (81)
8.3
Dedicated iOS Application (58)
7.7
Dedicated Android Application (51)
7.4
Dashboard / Report / Visualization Interactivity on Mobile (74)
8.3
REST API (26)
8.0
Javascript API (25)
7.7
iFrames (23)
7.1
Java API (22)
7.6
Themeable User Interface (UI) (24)
7.9
Customizable Platform (Open Source) (20)
7.3

About Tableau Desktop

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.


Tableau Desktop Competitors

IBM Cognos, SAP Lumira Discovery, Qlik Sense, Microsoft Power BI, MicroStrategy Analytics, SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

Pricing

Has featureFree Trial Available?Yes
Has featureFree or Freemium Version Available?Yes
Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
Entry-level set up fee?No

Free trials are available for both editions.

Tableau Desktop Technical Details

Deployment Types:On-premise
Operating Systems: Windows, Mac
Mobile Application:No