Tableau

What is Tableau? Tableau is a visualization tool that helps businesses transform their data into insights that can lead to action. The tool makes it easy to connect data in almost any format from almost any source. Interactive dashboard with visual analytics can be created with simple dragging and dropping, and data transformed in graphs, maps, charts, and other visualizations.

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Who should use Tableau?

Data analysts, or really anyone who needs to make sense of any business data, can use Tableau to easily read data and gain valuable insights. The tool can be a helpful way of keeping track of progress for businesses that have many clients, and there is no need for any coding expertise to use Tableau. With an option for cloud hosting, it may also be a good option for those who don’t want more software installed on-site.

Pros

  • Versatile features
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Customizable dashboards
  • Extensive offering of data source integrations

Cons

  • Dashboards can sometimes be a bit slow
  • Somewhat limited graphs
  • Larger data  files can take some longer to load

Pricing

There is a set of plans starting at $12 per month for hosting the tool on public cloud or on-premise, and another set of plans starting at $15 per month for being fully hosted by Tableau.

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Who should use Tableau?

Data analysts, or really anyone who needs to make sense of any business data, can use Tableau to easily read data and gain valuable insights. The tool can be a helpful way of keeping track of progress for businesses that have many clients, and there is no need for any coding expertise to use Tableau. With an option for cloud hosting, it may also be a good option for those who don’t want more software installed on-site.

  • Versatile features
  • Intuitive user interface
  • Customizable dashboards
  • Extensive offering of data source integrations
  • Dashboards can sometimes be a bit slow
  • Somewhat limited graphs
  • Larger data  files can take some longer to load

There is a set of plans starting at $12 per month for hosting the tool on public cloud or on-premise, and another set of plans starting at $15 per month for being fully hosted by Tableau.

Improvado

Looker

PowerBI

Google Data Studio

Big Query