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Tableau Review
The connection to the SQL data was straightforward, but the integration of multiple data sources has sometimes been difficult.


Valuable Features:

It has ease-of-use features that make it a good data discovery tool for use with our clients. Additionally, the ability to rapidly mine data and visualize data issues for clients is valuable.

Improvements to My Organization:

We can use this tool with our internal data as well as on client sites to rapidly evaluate data sets and gain understanding of patterns rapidly.

Room for Improvement:

The integration of multiple data sources has sometimes been difficult and the size limitations are sometimes an issue.

Use of Solution:

We have been evaluating this product for approximately six months now.

Deployment Issues:

No issues encountered.

Stability Issues:

No issues encountered.

Scalability Issues:

We are very early in our project but do not see any major limits yet.

Customer Service:

Customer service has been excellent.

Technical Support:

Technical support is very good.

Previous Solutions:

No previous solution was in place.

Initial Setup:

The connections to the SQL data and flat files were straightforward.

Implementation Team:

Implementation was all done in-house.

ROI:

Unknown at this time.

Other Solutions Considered:

  • Tableau
  • PowerPivot/PowerBI
  • Birst
  • Sisense

Other Advice:

1. Understand your business hierarchies intimately.

2. Create flattened data files for roll-ups. 

3. Be prepared to clean and process data prior to use.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Cmardinotto li?1414329782
Carlos Mardinotto JuniorConsultantTOP 5POPULAR

Hi, could please say about Tableau can connect with (mdx) Cubes, native or another.

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