What Is Tableau Visual Spreadsheet?

In: software

31 Aug 2004

Tableau Software:

A Visual Spreadsheet is an interactive canvas that allows you to explore, analyze and create reports from databases. It lets you display, filter, sort, group, drill-into, calculate and summarize data using a “live” interactive window into your databases.&quot

This looks like charts within pivot tables, aka pure porn for data geeks. Tableau, a Stanford spinout, just raised $5M. That’s a reasonable "flip to Microsoft" bet.

1 Response to What Is Tableau Visual Spreadsheet?


Julian Gall

September 1st, 2004 at 11:54 am

It’s a shame they don’t have a downloadable demo. Or a price!

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