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 and Technical Support

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.


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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1 Comment
Carlos Mardinotto JuniorConsultantTOP 5LEADERBOARD

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

08 November 16
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