What is Tableau?

Tableau is an enterprise analytics platform that enables your organization to explore trusted data in a secure and scalable environment. It gives people access to intuitive visual analytics, interactive dashboards, and limitless ad-hoc analyses that reveal hidden opportunities and eureka moments alike. Get the security, governance, and management you require to confidently integrate Tableau into your business—on-premises or in the cloud—and deliver the power of true self-service analytics at scale.

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Also known as
Tableau Desktop, Tableau Server, Tableau Online
Tableau customers

Accenture, 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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Larry KellerFolks - The primary Tableau audience remains the under-served business user.... more »
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ANGEL Why haven´t included Microsoft Power BI in this article? more »
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Tableau Pricing

Tableau features five major products, each with its own pricing solution.

Tableau Desktop-: -A drag-and-drop desktop program that allows users to quickly analyze, sort, and visualize big data in record time. (Pricing: Professional edition - $1,999 per user, first year; $399 per year thereafter. Personal edition - $999 per user, first year; $199 per year thereafter)

Tableau Server: -Browser-based analytics with an interactive dashboard. Sharable, usable BI available for desktop and mobile use.

Tableau Online: -The hosted version of Tableau Server, enabling users to share live, interactive dashboards within the company as well as with partners and customers. (Pricing: $500-$1,000 per user, per year)

Tableau Reader: -A free PC app that enables sharing of data visualization created with Tableau Desktop. (Pricing: Free)

Tableau Public: -Website enhancement with interactive data storytelling. No programming necessary to create, publish, or share visualizations. (Pricing: Free)

Tableau Questions

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Business Intelligence: Raw Data or Strategic Analytics' There is a big difference between corporate information and Strategic Knowledge. Corporate Information usually consists of internal raw data while Strategic Knowledge is the business wisdom necessary to achieve profitable growth... more>>
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VIA or Visual Intelligence and Analysis provides training from basic to expert level using Tableau as well as technical data preparation skills when the data are not Tableau ready. Training and documentation is available in English, Spanish and French. Specialties: Subject Matter Expertise... more>>
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An experienced and ambitious BI Lead, with experience in the Financial Services and Technology industries. With advanced analytical skills developed in Banking & Insurance, coupled with leadership of data warehousing programmes. I specialise in transforming information into value adding... more>>
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Pre-Sales Technical Consultant
With over two years of rich experience in business development, designing and developing of Business Intelligence applications, Balance Scorecard Sheets along with good exposure to industry specific Key Performance Metrics in Financial, Insurance, Investment, and E-Commerce Sectors. I seek to... more>>
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Consultant Director
Experienced professional with blended knowledge in visual analytics development, statistics, logistics and operation optimization. Specialized in translating user requirements into tangible visualizations to track performance, detect outliers and perform root cause analysis.
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VP, Business Insights
Guided Analytics Highly skilled in data exploration, analysis, visualization and presentation. Experienced in descriptive, behavioral and predictive customer analytics using industry standard tools and processes (SQL, R, Rapid Miner, MS SSAS, MS Excel). Highly skilled in guided analytics,... more>>
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Data Visualization and BI Consultant
An astute data analyzer and visualization expert with sound knowledge on BI solution development and implementation. Rich experience in catering to business verticals in different industries with normal to highly complex data intricacies and reporting environment. Specialties: Business... more>>
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10 years business experience in life insurance industry, followed by 15 years experience as an analyst developer in a wide range of technologies, including: COBOL, PL1, CICS, Mantis on IBM mainframe C++, Java, VB(6) Currently working as a lead analyst and developer in Business Intelligence,... more>>
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8 years of experience in several sectors in information systems, mainly in conception of BI solutions and financial software. Capable of addressing an entire project lifecycle from requirements gathering to testing and deployment.
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I have more than 10 years of experience in Data Warehousing and have worked extensively in Informatica, OBIEE, Business Objects, Talend and Tableau. Motorola has been my client for all these years. I've worked in various data warehouses of Motorola (Mobility).I've extensive experience in working... more>>

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