Tableau Review

It allows you to manipulate and depict data in various ways, but the integration of multiple data sources is sometimes not that straightforward.


What is most valuable?

  • Ease of data visualization
  • Ease of dashboard creation
  • Ease of dashboard sharing

How has it helped my organization?

The data was made clearer for us through visualization. In addition, it allowed us to automate result monitoring.

What needs improvement?

The integration and usage of multiple data sources is sometimes not that straightforward.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for six months.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

All connections were to a SQL Database, and there were no issues with deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

No issues with scalability.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

Did not need it.

Technical Support:

Did not need it.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We already had OLAP Cubes in place, but we haven't switched and are currently using both.

How was the initial setup?

It was straightforward.

What was our ROI?

It has given us faster reporting, resulting in better management of the information, and better usage of information in decision making.

What other advice do I have?

Definitely understand your data structure before using Tableau. Tableau allows you to manipulate and depict data in various ways, as long as you have proper, well structured input.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarEd Dallal
Top 10LeaderboardConsultant

That is true. If I may, please try to blend data through Alteryx. Download free Desktop Designer trial license http://goo.gl/O4MgUZ Please, let me know if this is helpful, I'm keen to hearing your feedback-Thanks Andreas!

author avatarit_user243900 (Web Administrator at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees)
Vendor

Thanks Ed,

i will have a look at Alteryx and get back to you asap