Answer questions as fast as you can think of them with Tableau Desktop Professional

Tableau Desktop Professional is data analysis that keeps you in the flow and is really easy to learn. Tableau is also really easy to use, and 10-100x faster than existing solutions. It’s built on breakthrough technology that translates pictures of data into optimised database queries where you use your natural ability. It allows you to see patterns, identify trends and discover visual insights in seconds. No wizards or scripts.

Discover insights at the speed of thought

Connect to your data and perform queries without writing a single line of code which allows you to stay in the flow as you shift between views with drag-and-drop technology. Whether you measure your data in petabytes stored in the cloud or in billions of rows, Tableau is built to work as fast as you do. Tableau Desktop is self-service analytics, for everyone. Download a free trial and get more results with less effort.

Get to your data, live or in-memory, in seconds

Connect directly to your data for live, up-to-date data analysis that taps into the power of your data warehouse. Or extract data into Tableau’s blazing fast data engine and take advantage of breakthrough in-memory architecture. Or do both, for 2, 3, or even 10 different data sources and blend them all together. It’s up to you and your data.

Share your insights with beautiful dashboards

Drive decisions using data and combine multiple views into interactive dashboards as well as highlight and filter data to show relationships. String together specific insights into a guided story to explain the ‘why’ behind your data and then share content using the web-based Tableau Server or Tableau Online all the while building a data-driven culture.

Features that are intuitive and powerful:

  • Visual Analysis in a Click

Powerful analytical tools that are at your fingertips. Filter data dynamically and split trends across different categories or run an in-depth cohort analysis. Double-click geographic fields to put data on an interactive map and still you haven’t had to write a single line of code.

  • Metadata Management

Make better sense of your available data quickly and easily by renaming fields and modifying number formats on the the fly. Split your data into multiple fields or combine fields into groups then create subsets of your data by simply selecting groups of points. Use those sets to filter other views and share how it’s so easy for you to make your data understandable to everyone.

  • Data Engine

When you want to take data offline or bring it in-memory just use Tableau’s Data Engine to extract data for ad-hoc analysis of massive data in seconds. It combines advances in database and computer graphics technology to make even huge data-sets possible to analyse on a laptop or mobile devices.

  • Deep Statistics

Go deeper into your data with new calculations on existing data and drag reference lines and forecasts and also build box plots and see statistical summaries of your data. Experiment with trend analyses, regressions, correlations and much more. PhD not required.

With Tableau Desktop you get the benefit of years of research on the best ways to represent data, built right into your workflow. Optimized colour schemes, automatic chart types and elegant design. Communicate insight in the most effective way, automatically.

  • Mapping

Beautiful and interactive maps are key to understanding place. With a double-click you have just put geographic fields data onto a map. Pan and zoom, filter or search to focus on your insights. And with detailed map data worldwide, you can answer questions, whether you are working with Australian postcodes or Brazilian municipalities.

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