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Tableau Reporting Tool

This article applies to: Data Architecture and Analytics


Tableau is easy-to-use business intelligence software used for data analysis and data visualization. It has a simple drag and drop interface for building queries and allows the user to write custom SQL to answer data questions. There are a variety of graphical options and very strong mapping capabilities. Visualizations are created using Tableau Desktop and are published via Tableau Server.

Tableau dashboards and reports exist in most campus units and Tableau is used to prepare metrics published on the University Factbook web pages.

ODAA administers and maintains Tableau Server. ODAA does not participate in managing Tableau Desktop licenses. After completing new development, report publishers often share Tableau Desktop licenses. If you are staff and are interested in Tableau Desktop, you can try it for free for two weeks by downloading a copy from Tableau. If you’re interested in purchasing or sharing an existing license, please contact Cindy Sedlacek.

Note: Tableau Software’s academic programs can provide Cornell students and instructors free licenses for Tableau Desktop

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Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 6:46pm

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