Tableau Software is one of the three or four most advanced Data Visualization tools that Inputsoft uses in it’s consulting practice for Business Intelligence (BI) applications. Tableau stands out from the crowd by it’s ability to read SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services ) Cubes and OLAP (On Line Analytical Processing) Multidimensional Cubes. Inputsoft uses Tableau to present the data in charts and interactive dashboards that are easy to use and provide business intelligence data to end users in real time. Inputsoft can import data from most data sources into Tableau, including local PowerPivot databases, Oracle, SQL, and MS Access and provides an excellent web-based Zero-Footprint Client (ZFC). Inputsoft distributes Tableau’s free Desktop Reader with our business dashboard applications facilitating our clients’ ability to distribute Data Visualization Dashboards to practically any user. Our Smart Client technology furthers our ability to take advantage of modern powerful CPU’s, Memory and O/S archetecture resulting in faster, cheaper better analytical applications.
Inputsoft’s Tableau designers have experience designing and developing visual analytics and dashboard applications with Tableau. Our data visualization experts may recommend Tableau-based data visualizations as part of our delivery to our customers if client requirements include:
- Dashboards with access to SSAS Multi-Dimensional Cubes
- Ability to utilize both simple end-user dashboards in Tableau and MS Excel as front ends to their SSAS Cubes/Microsoft SQL Server data
- Easy to use visualization of Excel PowerPivot databases
- SaaS and Web interfaces to analytical applications and dashboards
- Distribution of data visualizations to desktop PCs for demanding users
Tableau Examples: The following is an example of a simple interactice dashboard that Inputsoft built.
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