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What Is Tableau?

The Tableau platform provides the breadth and depth of capabilities that enterprises need, and adapts to your environment with unmatched flexibility and choice, while meeting the toughest governance and security requirements.
People love using Tableau because it is both powerful and intuitive. Tableau leads the industry with the most passionate user community, over 80,000 customers, and a commitment to customer-focused innovation.

Who Uses Tableau?

Tableau empowers people throughout the organization to easily ask and answer questions of their data with intuitive, AI-powered tools to make better business decisions every day.

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Reviews of Tableau

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.1
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Samuel
Samuel
Founder and CEO in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Internet, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Tableau for Business Intelligence

5.0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: Tableau overall is a very suitable software for data visualisation and business intelligence. It is easy to use and very interesting.

Pros:

Easy to use. Industry standard. Value for money. Large community. Recognised certificates. A year free plan for Students and Instructors. Can handle huge size of data. Charts and Visualizations can be embedded on websites and other spftwares like power point.

Cons:

Tableau prep is not as easy to use as MS Excel.

Nsereko
Public Relations and Communications Volunteer in US
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Tableau Unleashing the Power of Data Visualization

5.0 last month New

Comments: Overall My experience with Tableau is incredibly positive.

Pros:

Tableau is a transformative tool for data visualization, turning raw data into captivating visual stories and unlocking valuable insights. With its intuitive interface and powerful analytics, Tableau empowers users to explore data effortlessly, making data exploration feel like an exciting journey of discovery.

Cons:

Tableau is awesome and it doesn't have challenges.

ash
analyst in US
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Great Reporting Software

3.0 2 weeks ago New

Pros:

Great for Reporting, dashboard and KPI metrics.

Cons:

user license cost is expensive compared to features.

Nico
Network and Security Systems Administrator in Bahamas
Construction, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Specific, relevant and contextual tool that helps in identifying growth opportunities

4.0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: Insightful experience. Best for turning data into actionable and strategic insights.

Pros:

Tableau helps us understand and appreciate data and what it means to the organization in improving operations and efficiency. Familiarizing ourselves with data filtering, grouping and segmenting. It is key in improving the process of data analysis by eliminating defects. It has eventually improved customer experiences, allows us to make better decisions and helps guide our marketing strategies towards success.

Cons:

Sending larger files especially to multiple destinations can end up catastrophic. It can stop and you end up losing your files.

Joseph
Mechanical Engineer in US
Construction, 201–500 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Unlocking Insights from Data with Tableau is Seamless

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: I am able to make informed business decisions by unlocking insights from data automatically with Tableau.

Pros:

Tableau automates data catalog, preparation, modeling and visualization which saves time.

Cons:

I use Tableau on a daily basis and I barely face challenges on my end.