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What is Tableau?

Tableau is the world’s leading AI-powered analytics and business intelligence platform. Easily connect to data stored anywhere, in any format. Seamlessly create reliable insights with built-in data preparation and governance features that promote transparency and uniformity. Quickly perform ad-hoc analyses to reveal hidden opportunities for your business. Drag and drop to create interactive data visualizations with advanced analytics. Then share your insights with anyone and make an impact on your business. From global enterprises to early-stage startups and small businesses, people everywhere start with data and move forward with Tableau. Learn More!

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
Diego
Diego
Real estate agent in Peru
Verified LinkedIn User
Real Estate, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Analysis of various types of data for performance improvement

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: The ease of use of this software is advantageous with respect to real estate, as it allows for the analysis of price trends, occupancy rates by zones, yields and much more. This has allowed us to obtain a greater economic benefit.

Pros:

The best thing about Tableau is its limits, as it adapts to the needs of the organization. From small to large, the limits depend on the organization, not the software. And also the way the data is visualized is easy to understand.

Cons:

While it can work with any type of data, it becomes optimal when working with structured data, so you must have staff capable of structuring the data into rows and columns or you will not be able to take full advantage of the software.

Sara
Sr Development Mgr in US
Museums & Institutions, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

I can see our status on multiple fronts so clearly!!

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: Love it's capabilities. Wish it was easier for me to manipulate. I have to rely on a couple team members who are way more experienced in it than I am to create anything new.

Pros:

Great visualization capabilities helps me see how I am doing compared to this year's goals on multiple objectives and how we are doing year over year...without having to manipulate the raw data on my own. Being able to have Tableau refresh the data source with the most recent info each time I open the dashboard is so important!

Cons:

Takes awhile and a lot of practice to understand how to set up the worksheets so they answer the questions you are looking to answer. Dashboards are more so.

Amber
Account Executive in US
Information Technology & Services, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Not very good product for sales development

2.0 2 months ago New

Pros:

I like the possibility of all the features.

Cons:

It is very slow and inaccurate at the most critical times. Really disappointing.

Andres Ernesto
Andres Ernesto
Developer-Data specialist in Peru
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

My opinion

4.0 3 months ago

Comments: My experience is average, before I used it more often, however, I use it less and less nowadays

Pros:

high support, tools, ease of integration and great community

Cons:

I have presented slowness with the tool and there are also other attractive options on the market, both in usefulness and price

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Consumer Goods, 10,000+ Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Best data tool for visualization and reporting

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: I've been using Tableau for 9 years and I've tested other multiple options and no one like Tableau. If you put all pros and cons, Tableau always win!

Pros:

Ease of use. Learning curve. Multiple options for visualizations. Can be used from beginners to experts.

Cons:

When your organization needs to have multiple users connected in real time, If data source is using live connections, the user experience could be bad.