Compare Information Builders WebFOCUS vs. Tableau

Information Builders WebFOCUS is ranked 12th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 10 reviews while Tableau which is ranked 1st in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 39 reviews. Information Builders WebFOCUS is rated 8.8, while Tableau is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Information Builders WebFOCUS writes "Allows decision makers to harness the power of data to make strategic decisions that will advance the goals and objectives of the organization. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tableau writes "The visualizations bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. The tool offers unparalleled flexibility in terms of the types of visualisation that one can create". Information Builders WebFOCUS is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI and Oracle OBIEE, whereas Tableau is most compared with Qlik Sense, Oracle OBIEE and Microsoft BI. See our Information Builders WebFOCUS vs. Tableau report.
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Be careful with the Tableau Viewer's licenses, and stay with the right number of users.Tableau's licensing is pretty straightforward and simple.ROI is very high, but it requires a data preparation/blending tool.The initial cost that is set according to CPU cores is expensive.We always consider pricing when considering a new solution. We are a non-profit and price is a huge concern.Tableau is an expensive solution, though it comes with its advantages.The price could be higher for the quality of software, so they revised the pricing in this version, and I agree with the price for top version. The top version costs about $70 per month, and the price is cheap for the quality.I like the payment model. For the people who need to create, they buy their licenses. Everyone else can use the free Tableau Viewer. This is much better than some of the competitor products, which require full licences for everything.

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WebFOCUSTableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
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Overview

WebFOCUS is a strategic enterprise business intelligence (BI) and analytics platform that enables any executive, manager, analyst, employee, partner, or customer to execute smarter business from trusted data. The platform includes cutting-edge capabilities that provide organizations with everything they need to turn data into insight, and insight into impact.

Tableau helps people and organizations become more data-driven as the trusted leader in analytics.

The Tableau platform provides the breadth and depth of capabilities to serve the needs of even the largest global enterprises in a seamless, integrated experience. Tableau is designed to fit, not dictate your data strategy, and adapts to your environment with unmatched flexibility and choice, while meeting the toughest governance and security requirements.

People love using Tableau because it is both powerful and intuitive—and offers a fundamentally different user experience by empowering people of all skill levels to explore and analyze data using visuals and natural language. Tableau has become the standard language of analytics for modern business users and continues to lead the industry with the most passionate and engaged user community in analytics, a customer base with millions of users at more than 80,000 organizations, and a deep commitment to customer-focused innovation

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Sample Customers
Ace Hardware, AutoZone, Fred Hutch, MasterCard, OFS Brands, PostFinance, Real D, Yellow Pages, ABC Financial, AcuSport, BBVA, BabcockAccenture, Adobe, Amazon.com, Bank of America, Charles Schwab Corp, Citigroup, Coca-Cola Company, Cornell University, Dell, Deloitte, Duke University, eBay, Exxon Mobil, Fannie Mae, Ferrari, French Red Cross, Goldman Sachs, Google, Government of Canada, HP, Intel, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Macy's, Merck, The New York Times, PayPal, Pfizer, US Army, US Air Force, Skype, and Walmart.
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm14%
University9%
Healthcare Company8%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm23%
Healthcare Company13%
University7%
Marketing Services Firm6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise50%
REVIEWERS
Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise65%
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