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The art and science of data visualization has transformed the way data is analyzed and managed. It is a fact that picture depicts a lot than thousand words. Human brain can observe and analyze a picture lot more than if shown as a normal text. Today, we can see data visualization in every moment of our life. We see it in, when we watch cricket, browsing internet, watching movies, working with our systems, when we sit in video conference hall, social media channels and websites etc. It is not astonishing to say that data visualization tools like Tableau, QlikView, Power BI, Cognos, OBIEE, Microstrategy and many more in the IT spectrum has revolutionized the data analytics circuit.

Tableau Overview:
Tableau is a spearheading Business Intelligence/Data Visualization tool that is created by Tableau company. Tableau software easily connects to any data source, be it microsoft excel, Corporate Data warehouse, web-based data etc. This Business Intelligence tool helps you in creating visually appealing and beautiful graphs, charts, reports and dashboards by transforming your data and delivers results right away. All these process takes month and years, shocked? With tableau’s drag and drop interface it only takes seconds or minutes to perform all these actions. Which means this tool is not helpful for people with business Intelligence concepts but also for dummies as well, even a layman can understand the working style of Tableau tool. Tableau company offers 5 key products- Tableau Desktop, Tableau, Reader, Tableau Online, tableau Server and Tableau Public. In this article, We shall understand about what is Tableau Desktop and its interesting features that makes Tableau software largely upvoted by BI band.

What Is Tableau Desktop?
This is the place where all your developments are done and is a common place for everyone. Tableau supports both MacOS and Windows environments. The Tableau Desktop consists of various types of development tools that help in developing business processes/activities. This product is designed to analyze and visualize data, to create dashboards, charts, reports, graphs, visualizations and workbooks. This desktop also helps in converting picture data into enhanced database queries.

These are the main interesting features of Tableau Desktop:

In addition, we have more from Tableau Desktop such as :

Big Data, Online or Offline:
Tableau when connected to data sources can extract mountains of data not only from online medium but also offline. Data when extracted from offline is stored in in-memory database for the usage of data exploration. It integrates advances in database and computer graphics mechanics which helps in analyzing massive datasets.

Collaborating and Sharing Securely:
Data visualization sharing is not secure in Tableau desktop, but has to be collaborated with Tableau Online or Tableau Server for having a secure and whole new way of sharing data visualization. You can create an environment in your company wherein trusted data can be shared securely.

Designing For A Mobile-First World:
Data transformed into data visualization must be compatible and visible to any kind of device, could be desktop, tablet or a mobile phone. Device Designer, a powerful tool in Tableau Desktop enables you to design , customize and publish revised dashboards for tablets, desktops or mobile phones.

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