Tableau Improvements to My Organization

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Sai Krishna J
Data Scientist at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
In our line of work, we primarily use Tableau Desktop/Server to visualize data based on our clients’ requirements. Once, while dealing with a procurement scenario, we found that the client could save $2.00 on each unit of Part A if they ordered it from Supplier X rather than from Supplier Y. In another case, we designed dashboards that showed data from different sensors located throughout a building. This kind of an application could enable stakeholders to monitor building climatic conditions in real time and adjust thermostats according to CO2 levels and occupancy, thereby driving efficient consumption of power. In this way, Tableau visualizations can be used to take more intelligent decisions as they bring out patterns buried under a mountain of data. View full review »
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Justin Larson
Principal Business Intelligence Analyst at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The use case has been different from one organization to another. In most cases, the initial buy-in and value-add is at the analyst level. The freedom to calculate, then derive, then iterate - that never-ending cycle every analyst out there knows well - to do that, do it quickly, and in a way that is remarkably beautiful, is every analyst's wet dream. Even if an analyst never shares visualizations they create during the course of a project, the tool makes them better and faster at deriving insights of their own by virtue of everything data visualization is meant to do for humans - improve understanding. For organizations that have the capital to take it further, beginning to push out the interactivity, reports, and resulting insights up the ladders, or out the branches of the organization, with buy-in to the more-expensive server options - well, those organizations wield a much greater force. The ability for decision makers whose decisions affect many lives, higher in an organization, or the net effect of decision makers who make thousands of small decisions every day - Tableau, used well, makes it easier to make higher quality decisions faster. The same can be said of any technology used well, to be fair, but Tableau’s beauty and speed to insight is unmatched. In my case, I have also used Tableau as a report prototyping platform. Designing and implementing is so fast in Tableau, when working with business stakeholders who may not know the specifics of what they want, and will ultimately be using whatever reporting platform their corporate standard is on - Tableau is great for iterating through version after version, change after change, until a report is built that is exactly what the business needs. Then, specific requirements can be written for a report builder using that corporate technology - which is invariably slower to iterate on. By moving the prototyping and proof of concept to Tableau, the development hours and agile lifecycle can be decimated. View full review »
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DHS HQ at a government with 1,001-5,000 employees
Good for adhoc visualization of an unstructured dataset which comes from other sources outside of source systems that you can overlay on top of the structured data and you have to get a quick visualization dashboard prototype going. It helps with the Agile design build and can be used in our current operations analytics work to overlay multitude of data sources that we know of. Can always work offline, which is nice. It’s good for organizations with very limited staff to do quick report builds and dashboards that can be put on our SharePoint site for sharing or on reports when responding to data caps. I use it a lot for design discussions so I can communicate the gaps in data sources for data exchanges or to generate a storyboard prototype of how the data is to be used in visualization but where we need to have data exchange/ETLs on. View full review »
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Ron Bayes
Senior HR Analyst at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
We’ve been able to replace several manual spreadsheet reports that took hours for individuals to complete. With Tableau Server and some automation processes put in place, those reports are now automatically delivered to the end users, saving time and money. We can also develop reports much faster than in the past plus provide an interface to a database which in the past might not of been used as much due to the lack of technical skills to write the queries. View full review »
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Dev Bhosale
BI Architect at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Tableau has empowered the business users to get answers to their data questions without relying on IT teams. Rather than following build, wait, and iterate cycle, business teams are able to analyze the data much more quickly and identify opportunities for efficiency and revenue generation. Prior to the adoption of Tableau, data was present in multiple spreadsheet; thus, there was a lack of "single source of truth". This problem was resolved by using "Published Data Sources" residing on Tableau Server. View full review »
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Peter Birksmith
(2IC) Senior System Analyst at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Tableau has provided the organisation a means to allow business people to explore their data at their pace. They can either review the reports online, or on their Tableau Reader or they can download it into other formats for use in data analysis. The key insights and graphic representations through the dashboards has also provided them a quick and painless overview of their current status, whatever that may be. View full review »
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Karl Riddett
Manager Business Intelligence and Analytics at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We now are starting to remove the data silos. We are seeing how data visualization helps to lead to quicker actionable insight. It also has helped reduce the number of reports and dashboards the organization needs. View full review »
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Director at a tech services company
The client is in transition from traditional BI reports to real-time, mobile sales reporting, with a goal of eventually providing predictive analytics. The transition included a move away from IBM Cognos to Tableau, and using IBM Watson for predictive analytics. In this case, Tableau was able to do all the predictive analytics with less development effort and more visual results than Watson Analytics. View full review »
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Business Intelligence Specialist at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
My company is a Tableau partner, and we are located in Lima, Peru. We used it to perform a geo-spatial analysis of prospects, and we created a distribution of them with a drill-down analysis for future clients, so we can segment the appointments and the demo presentations. View full review »
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Virginio D'Amico
Developer at a construction company with 501-1,000 employees
The adoption of this platform has improved the interaction between the IT and the business departments, through an increased awareness and more effective involvement of business users in the definition of business requirements and reporting needs. Now, the IT people can mainly focus on the setup and administration of suitable data sources published on the server that business users can directly connect to and explore with Tableau's visual tools. View full review »
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Kim Varas
Performance Management Analyst at a local government with 1,001-5,000 employees
The old way of preparing reports in the past was to have an analyst extract data from an Oracle database, export the results into an Excel spreadsheet, and then format that spreadsheet for client consumption. This process was very time consuming and the final product rarely consistent, especially visually. Tableau has made it possible to skip all those steps, allowing the analyst to touch the database directly, do the analysis, and create an interactive - and much more informative - report with a standard look and feel. This allows the analyst to “connect” more with the data they’re analyzing and not act as data pullers only. View full review »
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Nick Heigerick
Product Manager - Emory University (Tableau) at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
In our Project Management office, it has provided us better insight into the breadth of our work and made it much easier to see which projects are at risk. Once we retire our old reporting system, we will be saving about 20 people four hours per week. You can do the math on the annual impact. Getting buy-in from all of the department leaders has been the toughest part. They are tentative about letting go of the old systems, we have to really prove that our Tableau dashboards fully meet their needs. View full review »
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User at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Data Interpreter: Can rid your data of null value fields. * Split: Click on the column you want to split, identify how you want to split it, and where you want to split the data. * Pivot: Great when you have many columns of dates. Just highlight your date columns, then right click and select Pivot. That's it. Now, your totals and region data will be based on any particular year. * Metadata: You can select the second icon above your previewed data source. You can select the dropdown arrow for each Field Name you would like to change and you can split the names here as well, or double click on the Pivot name and correct the name where it makes more sense for the type of data you are using. You can create alias names as well. View full review »
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Industry Analyst at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our organization’s workflows dictate that the front desk staff are supposed to collect demographic data from our customers. However, we knew that this was not happening. Tableau allowed us to very easily monitor which staff members were adhering to these workflows and which weren't. We could then do very targeted re-training of those staff members who needed it. View full review »
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Kathy Williams Chiang
VP, Business Insights at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
With the ease of using Tableau, I am able to set up basic analytic structures in the meta data (dims and measures) with some starter chart types, then turn over to analysts who can then ask all the detailed questions of the data on their own without having to come back to me for every minor change. View full review »
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Vineeth V
Senior Engineer Business Intelligence at a engineering company with 1,001-5,000 employees
When we started with Tableau, it was basically used for converting existing Excel reports. But later on, after exploring the features and with latest releases, it had a greater impact on the way we interact with the data. We were able to connect the data from different source of data together. We were able to relate the defects, quality and cost aspects of the products of our company from different regions in a much more efficient way. The visualizations gave a better picture of the current state of affairs and we got an idea of what needs to be improved in the line of business. Now, Tableau has become an integral part of our organization for any analytical solution. View full review »
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Sampath Pippala
VP Strategy, Global Delivery & Operations at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
* The end users need not depend on the regular BI developers for certain quick and ad-hoc reports. * Generic avoidance of sharing the emails with an embedded Excel etc * Can be accessed from multiple smart devices * Snapshot facility to the end user for analysis * Effective visuals View full review »
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Milena Manfredini
Delivery Planning & Implementation at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
When I started using Tableau, one report that provided customer perception feedback involved a lot of manual effort, and every single month the historical number changed. Using an automatic way to analyze and provide the results increased accuracy to about 98% and reduced 99% of the rework. View full review »
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Ron Chipman
BI Expert at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Still working to get properly implemented at my current organization. However, it has helped my previous locations be able to get a pre-built visualization that anchors them on the truth, with access to datasets for them to explore and continuously push the envelope on new inquiries. The more questions we ask, and get answers to, the more informed we are to make better decisions, which leads to revenue growth and cost reductions. View full review »
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IT Admin at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Tableau has allowed automated analysis and delivery. We have managed to automate reports that previously took up to 10 days to produce. Now, we can deliver these reports in a day (including updating databases). View full review »
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Yali Pollak
Data Analysis Team Leader at Viber
Three years ago, Viber didn't have any visualization tool to present its massive data inside the company. One month after implementing Tableau, inside Viber we were able to understand much better the business, opportunities and technical problems. View full review »
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Gaurav Mandilwar
Program Manager (Graduate Assistant) at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
It helped my organization by winning more client work, as clients love interactive visualization. Tableau has also helped our managers make better decisions and, more so, quick decisions. With Tableau's quick querying and ad-hoc visualization features, many important processes have been automated and thus Tableau has provided a quick turnaround time for product/project delivery. Example: My company's auditors historically audited financial statements and transactions from the customer's ERP system via sampling methodology, which did not encompass the entire transactional data and thus did not provide 100% assurance to our clients. With Tableau's advanced data analytics features, we were able to build a tool that is tailor-made to the auditor's needs and thus provides 100% assurance over the entire data set. View full review »
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Gareth Crawshaw
Consultant at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Speed of data discovery and accelerated our ability to remodel our data and improve our existing ETL processes. View full review »
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Jered McClure
Business Intelligence Analyst at a university with 501-1,000 employees
Tableau has allowed us to build automated weekly dashboards that explain our organisation's pipeline. Moreover, these dashboards have resolved long standing time sinks which have freed up resources to focus on ever larger and more interesting BI projects. Additionally, we have used Tableau to increase the range and width of reports we are able to generate on a weekly basis. View full review »
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Enterprise Risk Manager at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Key users of Tableau are from the Internal Audit team. Introduction of the tool has allowed the team to move away from data sampling to working with the entire data population in most cases. More importantly, the ability to present the analysis results in a visual manner to stakeholders, which has enhanced the ease of communicating the impact of the audit findings. View full review »
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Sumit Agrawal
Lead Business Analyst at a tech vendor
Tableau Provides a set of different visualizations that were not available in OBIEE. The dashboards help narrate a story. As an organization, we were able to bring in more people to use our platform because it was easy to use and helped business teams make quick decisions. In OBIEE, the business was dependent on IT vendors to generate reports. With Tableau, non-technical business users have become familiar with creating dashboards, thus reducing dependency on IT vendors. View full review »
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Anthony Korkmaz
Senior Consultant at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
I have used Tableau in the last couple of companies I worked for and it helps any organization that has clients who need visualization. It can also be very useful for internal purposes. View full review »
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Arthur Kancelarovicz
BI Specialist at a K-12 educational company or school with 501-1,000 employees
It shows us our client’s profile, our best services and what areas are not satisfying the target. Also, it gives us a better sense of market needs, using non-structured data (like social media, government data). View full review »
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Marc Prettenhofer
Sole Proprietor at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
All product use was through the school. View full review »
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Data Warehouse Manager at a university with 10,001+ employees
We have used Tableau to develop institutional dashboards for the university. We’ve used it to illustrate trends in cash balances, research grant expenditure trends, and student metrics and performance. View full review »
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Syed Rehman
IT Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It placed the power of dashboards and scorecard development in the hands of business people, so there's less dependency on developers. View full review »
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Business Intelligence Manager with 501-1,000 employees
There are some areas where finding answers required asking specific individuals and searching through many emails. Tableau has allowed us to combine and visualize data from many entry points and provide users with a single source of consistent and reliable information. View full review »
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Lead Software Engineer at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Now, the business decisions are "data driven" based on Tableau * There are standard interactive reports/dashboards. * And there is a dedicated data analyst role. View full review »
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Ann Chen
ProductEngineer with 51-200 employees
Unlike most of products which have a limited period for trial use, Tableau Public is free, and because of that, our team is able to hold a regular workshop, in which each team member can have chances to share of what he/she learned from using the tool. View full review »
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IT Specialist at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use it for a very complex dashboard design showing our raw material trend analysis. Even though there is huge amount of data and information in these dashboards, Tableau easily provides high-quality UI presentations, along with quick response and design times. View full review »
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Director, Business and Clinical Analytics at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
We are much more nimble in our ability to provide tactical data and deploy scalable enterprise dashboards/visualizations to staff within the organization. It has allowed non-technical staff to build solutions to aid us in our decision making or improving clinical care for patients across the enterprise. View full review »
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Subhadra G Hosh
BI Analyst at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Helped organization to identify the best time to roll out the campaign for summer cruise booking. * Measured health plan product performance to identify health plan product(s) where organization is losing or making money. * Source-to-destination mapping for health plan members to determine how far members travel to their primary care physician’s office from their residence to identify opportunities for service quality improvements. View full review »
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Larry Keller
CEO at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
As a training organization, the subject of improving organization functions is somewhat opaque. The overall view is that we see software as a service as the big win for any client. Note well: To truly realize organizational change, top management must embrace the use of Tableau. View full review »
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Tran Tin
IT Admin at a tech company with 51-200 employees
We use it to develop dashboards for our customers; they will use these to analyze their business using BI knowledge. View full review »
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Valentin Nedkov
Partner at a tech services company
In less than 3-4 hours, I started from a pure installation on my Mac and succeeded in investigating a trip of a vehicle recorded in our records and had created a visualisation of that trip on a map. That was used to prove a hypothesis that we can find answers to various questions about our vehicles without needing to wait for developers to handle the custom specific case. View full review »
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Aditi Roy
Software Development Engineer at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Non tech users are able to use the self contained platform, interact with data and share findings. View full review »
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Simone Noventa
Industry Analyst at a construction company
* More data-driven decisions. Thanks to its way of presenting data and its ability to handle a huge amount of data, it helps the organization see data in a different, and more visual, way. * Reduction of non-value-added tasks due to maintenance. * Possibility of sending out new customized reports in a quick and reliable way, so specific issues can be addressed. View full review »
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IT Admin at a real estate/law firm with 501-1,000 employees
It is far easier for my audience to grasp the key takeaways of an analysis by viewing a data visualization than by reviewing a spreadsheet. Tableau Desktop simplifies communication between analytics and senior executives. View full review »
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Advisor at a retailer with 501-1,000 employees
Operational improvements have resulted from the efficient creation of ad hoc data visualizations in a timely manner. View full review »
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Senior Business Analyst at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is easier for users to do self-servicing; simpler, cleaner and story-telling charts; and requires less lead-time to develop charts/dashboard integration with predictive analytics and big data platform Hadoop. View full review »
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Vinod Vayalamkuzhi
Architect-Technology at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are a services vendor for this product and our team have grown over 300% in just one year just providing support for this product, among others. View full review »
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Kimberley Mitchell
Business Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
I have previously used Excel or R to perform exploratory data analysis. Tableau is easier and quicker, which means results can be obtained more quickly. View full review »
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Vishal Shah
Manager - CRO at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
All-important, high-level metrics are at the fingertips of top management, which makes decision making less painful and more data oriented. All employees have access to real-time data, which makes customer management a nuanced affair, because of which there is stark reduction in errors. View full review »
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Ayodele Makun
Pre-Sales Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
As a BI and data visualization enthusiast and provider, I have compared Tableau against other BI and data visualization tools. It provides tremendous ease of use and a shorter learning curve when compared to the rest. Provides astonishing visualizations as well. View full review »
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Renato Rocha
Director of Analytics at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
We experienced an 80% reduction in the amount of time it takes to prepare reports and dashboards using Tableau. Before that, we had to use Excel spreadsheets and that consumed a lot of time to prepare data monthly. In addition, there was a problem related to the amount of lines in Excel that are not enough for our database. View full review »
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Founder, Director, Srinivasan Software Solutions Pvt., Ltd. at a tech vendor
It's a powerful business intelligence tool and is recognised as the cream of the crop for its visual-based data discovery that helps achieve our goals by responding faster to changes and needs in the market. We have reduced analysis delivery from weeks to days. But it is important to note that was for a PoC. View full review »
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Business Intelligence Director at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Talking about self-service, now we can provide information enterprise-wide. Before Tableau, about 15% of the organization had access to information; now with Tableau, about 80% of the organization have access to our data warehouse, and other information sources such as Excel and SQL Server databases. View full review »
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Charlie LeCrone
VP Associate Director at a marketing services firm with 501-1,000 employees
It helps us shorten the interval between raw data and actionable insight. We used it to standardize basic tracking and optimization functions for our digital media campaigns. We’re also developing a broader analytics practice, diving into the impact of on-line and off-line media combined. View full review »
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Senior Marketing Manager, CRM at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Seeing visuals of data makes more of an impact than the numbers alone, as most people are more affected by visuals rather than just numbers. We’ve been able to spur change by using visuals to back up points that we wanted to make more effectively than by just using the numbers alone. View full review »
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Director at a tech consulting company with 501-1,000 employees
Anything and everything becomes fact-driven; we don't do a lot by gut feeling. View full review »
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Richard L Williams
Senior Engineer, Big-Data/Data-Warehousing at a manufacturing company with 501-1,000 employees
It is helping to make Makerbot a data-driven company. View full review »
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Jon Fortner
Technology Architect at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It lets power users like engineers create visuals on their data without waiting on a longer IT project timeline. The downside is you really need some SQL skills to take full advantage of it. View full review »
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Bitanshu Das
Analyst at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
We have used Tableau for creating dashboards for our clients to help them visualize their data for developing business strategies. They can easily use the dashboard for targeting strengths and improving the areas of weakness. View full review »
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Steve Cornett
Solution Architect at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Tableau is used in our Platform-as-a-Service offering for data visualization/exploration, seeking to retire a larger BI platform using it, good customer adoption/feedback. View full review »
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YungKyoo Kim
VP at EON group
Yesterday: Excel -> pivot table -> graph ....think...think...think and re-work because of no insight. Today: Double-click or drag & drop and see....see...find insight. View full review »
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Galina Kozachenko
Director, Strategic Data Analytics at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees
Data visualization and analysis used to take much longer; we were able to shorten the delivery of the projects by 60%. View full review »
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Data Warehouse Consultant Sr at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Clients are pleased with the beautiful and interactive dashboards. They are also happy with the noticeable shortening in time to production. View full review »
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Nadia Alatas
Director at a tech services company
Tableau has extended the native capabilities of various type of data sources (database, big data). There are also significant features at the map and features level of detailed expressions. View full review »
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Jonathan Friesen
User at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I'm able to prototype charts/dashboards in hours vs days or weeks with other tools (mainly Excel). Doesn't require me to think about the level of aggregation that I'm going to need as it deals with large data sets. Blends disparate datasets together which is awesome for plan vs actual reports where the data is a two different levels of granularity. View full review »
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IT Instructor at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
I have only used it to demonstrate the ease of use to financial type users in the commercial market. It is used in academia as a simply learning aid for data visualization. View full review »
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Consulting Head
I have been in many project manager roles in BI system development, and I have experience with most BI tools during the last 20 years. In most cases, I had to use web development to cover areas the BI tools couldn't handle. But Tableau can solve most of my customers' requests with fluent alternatives. View full review »
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Max Xie
Portfolio Analyst at a insurance company with 501-1,000 employees
By deploying Tableau Server with an interactive dashboard built with Tableau Desktop, our company has gone through a journey of enabling self-analysis, and adopting a data-driven decision-making culture. As a franchise model, we have enabled our franchisees and master franchisees to prepare self-service financial and operational reports to support their day-to-day operations. View full review »
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Senior Principal at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are a consulting company, so we could use it internally. However, this is more for other clients. It does help those clients in analyzing their data. View full review »
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Miroslav Kosecek
Business Intelligence Expert at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It brought easy and comprehensive access to company data to managers, without needing the IT department. View full review »
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Paul Arokiam Raja
EMEA Business Operations Analyst at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is easier to communicate ideas to people in marketing who are more visual in their thinking. View full review »
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Xavier Lim
Senior Analyst at a government with 501-1,000 employees
It requires only a one-time effort to design worksheets and dashboards. New data can be appended or a whole new set in the same data structure can be loaded to existing working files without much effort to obtain the same results. View full review »
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Akarsh Agnivesh (Tableau/Spotfire/R Enthusiast)
Manager, Business Intelligence at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Me and my team work extensively on geo-spatial data, wherein we are supposed to deal with shape files and state/city/pincode boundaries. Tableau also provides a feature to make custom geographic shapes, which helped us in delivering a wide range of solutions. View full review »
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Dongyan Zhu
Deputy Director, Global Sales Planning & Policy at a wholesaler/distributor with 1,001-5,000 employees
I used this product to provide reporting and analysis solutions to my clients. It enabled a small organization to employ a state-of-art reporting tool without massive IT implementation cost (such as servers, ETLs, data admin, etc.). Utilize only basic Excel tables as the data input (5-6 Excel tables), my clients can visualize their quarterly reporting in one reporting package and share with their colleagues. View full review »
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Amr Samir Mohamed
Business Analyst at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Actually, I am still testing the product before I ask my team to use it, but it’s most likely going to be one of our tools. View full review »
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Ambikapathi krishnamoorthy(Ambi)
Senior Consultant at a tech vendor
Tableau gave us better visuals with more settings that help us find a better solution in the analysis world. View full review »
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Bala Subramanian Krishnan
IT Admin at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
* Assisted in driving data-driven decisions and changing strategy accordingly * Able to compare data from different organizations and collate a model to understand the learning behavior within regions View full review »
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Sunyong Kim
Business Intelligence Specialist
* We can compose indicators about sales and properly reset our goals for each level. * Maximizing the marketing effect to analyze customers acting with various angles. View full review »
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Ratan Putla
Tableau Lead with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Transitioned from static to dynamic reporting * Transitioned from restricted to flexible visualizations View full review »
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Praveen Yalagandula
Sr Programmer Analyst at a construction company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We created a dashboard that displays booking and shipping orders with month-to-date rolling. Executives get a better understanding of the organization as soon as they open this dashboard everyday. View full review »
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Alexandra Cesar
Business Intelligence Manager at a non-tech company with 10,001+ employees
* Integrity of KPIs and business data with connection to more than one database. * Clarity in business opportunities (through proper graphics, parameters, filters, etc.). View full review »
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Selva Prakash
Assistant Consultant at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Because of data blending, we are able to source from multiple data sources. For example, we take the transaction data by connecting to the DB and the goals data comes as Excel from the business. It helps us easily blend the information. View full review »
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Senior Manager - Analytics at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
* It changed the way in which the data was consumed internally by enabling the business leaders to reduce the time for data discovery. * Increased the dependence on data. * Brought transparency for clients: They were able to look into our processes independently. * Improved data discovery for other data science projects. View full review »
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Cindy Pham
President at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
It is able to provide answers within hours instead of days. Typically, we would have to create a SSIS package to connect to that database, then create a SSRS report and meet with the users a few times before coming up with the final visualization product. With Tableau, we can create all of these in one session. View full review »
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Tableau/Data Visualization Specialist, Reporting & Analytics at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Management is simply getting more insights from visual representations of their data, and we’re becoming a more data-driven decision-making organization. View full review »
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Alberto Guisande
Director at SEANEM
* Data is easily understood at all levels of the company. * Business insights are shared across various departments. View full review »
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Tableau Specialist, BI and ETL Developer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
We make heavy use of supply chain analytics to analyze information on orders, bookings, landed costs freight analytics, partner scores, etc. View full review »
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Wan-Jin Leu
Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Users can generate reports by themselves, while IT people can focus on the database management. It significantly reduced the time to prepare reports, from three days to three hours. View full review »
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Steve Cook
Senior Manager at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Primarily TTM. The product is used by a number of different groups throughout the company – marketing, services, product engineering... View full review »
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Hiren Parikh
Assistant Manager at a pharma/biotech company
Previously, we were maintaining an Excel file for graphs and tables. With Tableau, dashboards are released and we have requested employees to access the data directly from the dashboard. Also, now the process is automated, so there are no manual errors. View full review »
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Sr. Database Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Now all managers can interact with the dashboards in real time. This will help them become aware of each KPI in the dashboards. View full review »
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Javier Florian
BI & New Project Profesional at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Interaction between information/data and final user. View full review »
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Lead Knowledge Analyst - Advanced Analytics at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Used on client projects, it was mainly helpful for visualizing proofs of concept for further implementations. View full review »
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Miguel Molano
‎R&D Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Yes. We use Tableau dashboards in Tableau Server (connected to our ERP system) in our weekly executive sales meetings. The data is almost real-time, allowing a better decision making process. We also use Tableau to identify data quality and cleansing related issues. View full review »
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Shahed Mirza Baig
Solution Architect at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It helped us deliver highly dynamic visualizations and dashboards to our clients. View full review »
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Maheshgopinath Mariappan
Technology Lead at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
We suggested this as a solution for multiple teams due to its distinct capabilities. View full review »
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John Katircioglu
Business Analytics Specialist at a tech consulting company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It’s an excellent tool to quickly build visualizations supporting QA and data validation activities. View full review »
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Senior Business Analyst at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
The ease with which users can visualize and share data has improved how we look at our metrics. View full review »
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Alexandra Usacheva
Data Analyst at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
With Tableau, our company was able to overcome some shortcomings with Google Analytics data interaction. As we have many GA profiles, Tableau gives us an opportunity to integrate everything we need into several dashboards. Tableau is a good way to visualize complex Google Analytics data in a user-friendly way. View full review »
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GSDC Consultant at a consultancy
This tool helps in understanding data in a visually better form and generate insights quickly. View full review »
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Director, Analytics at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Ability to focus staff on more analysis versus reporting * More/Better/Faster analysis by staff View full review »
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Mariebel Larin
Analysis Manager at a K-12 educational company or school with 51-200 employees
Our clients are so happy with the new visualisation tools. It has answered most of their questions on how to measure and improve their business performance. It gives us a new dimension to the way that we analyse our data. View full review »
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Diego Hidalgo
QA Manager at Tandicorp
We use it to generate intelligence reports core business of insurance we develop. It is also part of the business intelligence tools we recommend. View full review »
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Technical Lead at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
It is a self-service tool. View full review »
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Assistant Manager - Solution Consulting at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Our decision-making process has been streamlined. View full review »
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Ahmed Massoud
Senior Java Developer & Software Engineer with 11-50 employees
Tableau has comprehensive, insightful charts, which allow you to build stunning dashboards and enrich your support decision-making. View full review »
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BI & Digital Transformation Consultant at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Tableau provides more visually appealing reports for management. View full review »
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Francisco Lizama
Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
* Enhanced application development * Less time spent with end users * Better interaction with end users * Better application quality View full review »

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