Tableau Desktop

Tableau Desktop

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Tableau Desktop

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Recent Reviews

Give your data a different form

9
April 26, 2022
Tableau Desktop helps my organization in different ways as mentioned below.<br>1) It helps my organization to analyze company data which …

The gold standard in data visualization

9
February 28, 2022
I use Tableau to create interactive dashboards from individual charts and graphs. It helps visualize complex data and share reports cross …
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Tableau and experience working with it

9
January 14, 2022
We use Tableau for analytics and analysis of various manufacturing units data. We build reports to analyze incidents and injuries that …
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Tableau Desktop for Data Analysts

9
November 01, 2021
Tableau Desktop is currently being used in my project. The most common implementation of Tableau is to create complex data visualizations …
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Tableau for the win!

6
October 06, 2021
We heavily use Tableau to analyze student performance, student retention, and to identify students at risk.

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Awards

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TrustRadius Award Top Rated 2020
TrustRadius Award Top Rated 2019

Popular Features

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Customizable dashboards (162)

8.5
85%

Drill-down analysis (155)

8.1
81%

Formatting capabilities (158)

8.1
81%

Mobile Application (178)

7.9
79%

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Pricing

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Tableau Creator

$70.00

On Premise
Per User / Per Month

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
For the latest information on pricing, visithttp://www.tableau.com/products/desktop

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Starting price (does not include set up fee)

  • $70 per month

Features Scorecard

BI Standard Reporting

8.1
81%

Ad-hoc Reporting

8.1
81%

Report Output and Scheduling

8.2
82%

Data Discovery and Visualization

8.5
85%

Access Control and Security

8.5
85%

Mobile Capabilities

7.9
79%

Application Program Interfaces (APIs) / Embedding

7.8
78%

Product Details

What is 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.


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Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tableau Desktop?

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.

How much does Tableau Desktop cost?

Tableau Desktop starts at $70.

What is Tableau Desktop's best feature?

Reviewers rate Location Analytics / Geographic Visualization highest, with a score of 8.8.

Who uses Tableau Desktop?

The most common users of Tableau Desktop are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews

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Tohidul Islam | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop is capable of quickly and easily visualizing large amounts of data from various sources. It generates visualizations and provides a dashboard for use in presentations, among other things. No programming knowledge is required, and it can handle large data sets like spreadsheets and other tools. The system can create many different types of charts, and it can automatically determine the best way to fit data into each one. We can import data from Excel or CSV files with ease. In addition, the plots can be tailored to our business and effectively convey information. In terms of the user experience, Tableau Desktop is a straightforward data analytics tool that can be scaled and integrated with a wide range of other applications to provide insights into data.
Mayur Garg | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop helps my organization in different ways as mentioned below.<br>1) It helps my organization to analyze company data which helps our Marketing team to increase sales every month.<br>2) It help to create report in different form which helps to see data in visual forms.<br>3) It helps to connect to different database lie spreadsheet Cloud Database etc.
Score 10 out of 10
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This has got to be one of the coolest ways of displaying and viewing reports! I really love how everything integrates with the systems that we already use and it all seamlessly works together! The real time updates are also huge! I highly recommend Tableau Desktop especially if you haven't tried it yet!
Orin Mamun | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop has proven to be an invaluable resource for us. It can collect data like no other system. We use it almost every day to gather data and handle large datasets online using spreadsheets or other tools without programming skills. We solved our business problems, analyzed and shared data within teams, and identified trends. It gives us a glimpse into the future of the market. Tableau, a business intelligence (BI) tool for non-IT users, enables them to create dashboards. It provides a variety of graphs, charts, maps, and plots that are integrated into our data. It can connect to a server and import data from it. We use Tableau Desktop to enhance our analysis because it has a beautiful aesthetic.
Issac Paul | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Tableau is used for data reporting and dashboard creations. Since we have a huge amount of data stored in SQL servers it is really hard to use excel for data reports creation. Thus we use Tableau for the generation of reports directly from the SQL database. We use it across various departments such as sales, finance, and Production for KPI monitoring Project cost monitoring, etc.
Score 7 out of 10
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We have used Tableau Desktop to analyze development efforts. Until now, the work man-hours of each person in charge were collected in detail, but it took a lot of man-hours to find improvement points. We used Tableau Desktop in the scope of development man-hours management.
Jeremy Pierce, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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We use Tableau Desktop to prepare data sources and dashboards in our organization. We are able to solve simple business problems & use cases with Tableau Desktop. We are able to analyze & share our data points both within teams and with external teams. We are able to monitor data as it comes in and analyze trends quickly & easily.
Score 9 out of 10
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I use Tableau to create interactive dashboards from individual charts and graphs. It helps visualize complex data and share reports cross functionally with the click of a link. The fact that dashboards are connected to live data sources that refresh periodically ensures accurate and efficient reports. Tableau offers limitless features and is highly customizable. It is truly the gold standard in data visualization.
Ankit Gada ☑ | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop is being used by a department in my organization. It simplifies the need to create a report with multiple data residing at various places. We are trying to create reports by bringing segregated data into one reporting repository. Using Tableau Desktop we are able to create beautiful visuals and charts to measure the performance of the business as a whole.
Al Mubassir Muin | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop enables us to connect to our various data streams within the company. Its best feature is its ability to link data from multiple sources together in meaningful ways. It is cloud-based, which makes it simple to add new plugins. Organizing and scalability are simplified. Tableau Desktop is essential to use data visualization to analyze our business performance and help it meet its objectives. Excel reports offer a data summary to make visuals for presentations and sales reporting more efficient. With these features, we can create a data-driven presentation. It provides the ability to convert between different formats and supports multiple data sources. We can use identical data sources to create multiple sheets, such as Amazon Redshift/Google Sheets.
Score 9 out of 10
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We use Tableau for analytics and analysis of various manufacturing units data. We build reports to analyze incidents and injuries that happen at the manufacturing plants. Tableau reports help users and managers to monitor the incidents and analyze their causes of them. this reduces the research time for each incident and also gives daily and weekly snapshots.
Afia Tamanna | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We have implemented tableau Desktop throughout our whole organization. Data visualization is essential for analyzing business performance and achieving goals. Using Tableau Desktop, our teams can better understand their data and the outcomes of their efforts. The tool helped us track our progress and set data-driven goals. Integration with a variety of data sources, including Google BigQuery, is straightforward with the Tableau software. End users can download the license version, and publishers can download the end-user version. Many charts, slicers, and other data visualizations are available in Tableau, making it a simple tool for users. With this tool, it’s simple to analyze KPIs like sales and workload and get an overall picture.
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop is currently being used in my project. The most common implementation of Tableau is to create complex data visualizations to extract meaningful business insights, and thus it caters to all audiences. This helps us to create interactive dashboards with a sequence of visual graphics called stories. Recently we have also integrated Tableau with R and Python to easily map data insights to dashboards in real-time. Since Tableau can handle large amounts of data, complex statistical computations also help in providing dynamic variations to the dashboard.
Joseph Alleruzzo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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We use Tableau Desktop to connect directly to our different data streams within our organization. It is mostly cloud base for easy plug-in. From there we develop dashboards to understand results and develop insights. Since we work with a lot of data, Tableau Desktop helps organize and scale at ease.
Score 10 out of 10
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Departments that are creating visualizations and sharing them with others within the company are using it. We like to keep things internal and confidential so we use Tableau Desktop. Usually, analytics teams or finance teams would create the visualizations for sales reps to look at. The data sources come from the BI&A admins. It makes it very easy for users to create nice, easy-to-read visuals.
Rafael Grandizoli | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Data visualization is one of the key points to analize a company's performance and drive business goals. Tableau Desktop came to help our teams understand the results of their work and understand better our data. With access to this powerful tool, they could analyze their own performance and generate data driven goals.
Score 10 out of 10
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We have chosen Tableau [Desktop] to teach students a tool that makes it easy and intuitive to extract value from big data sources. Tableau [Desktop] is our main tool in the Postgrad Masters and Programs to teach visualization, storytelling and dashboards.
July 15, 2021

Tableau your life!

Score 9 out of 10
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We currently use it to model out our end-to-end business processes to ensure we have descriptive models of the current state of customer orders. Currently working to build out more predictive models that can help guide our business into 2022
Score 9 out of 10
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It is mainly used by the Analytics department in order to solve business problems but there are some savvy business users. It helps to find possible reasons for business performance spikes or drops by slicing and dicing the data. Also, it is generating automated daily reports to key business stakeholders and senior executives.
Score 10 out of 10
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Tableau is currently being used in several different departments to display trending data related to patient safety and status, financial and claims highlights, tracking patterns related to inpatient flow through the hospital. The flexibility of data sources and display options had made it a popular tool for analysts in financial and clinical areas.
Score 9 out of 10
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It is widely being used by my organization before making any business decisions. Complete Analysis is done with the banking data provided, as you can import data directly from the database management systems like SQL, do data cleaning and then visualize and extract a lot of insights from the data which is helpful to higher management and client to come to common grounds and make better business decisions. Also the data can be presented using its nice storytelling feature.
Score 9 out of 10
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Tableau Desktop is used by the BI team to create business dashboards which are then consumed by the rest of the organisation. It is a useful tool and makes dashboarding very simple and easy. It addresses the problem organisations have with viewing how their business is performing through data as well as providing insight into management.
Score 7 out of 10
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We used Tableau [Desktop] to create dashboards of our product marketing strategy's outcome and analyze their performance. In one dashboard we would narrow down on 3-4 metrics to track their performance, ingest the data in excel sheets, prepare the data and then create visualization dashboards. The graphics of Tableau [Desktop] and ease of use made it easier for everyone in the team understands the dashboard and provides good insights.