Tableau is a powerful data visualization tool used in the Business Intelligence Industry. It helps to simplify raw data in a very easily understandable format and delivers fast analysis. Tableau helps create visualizations that can be understood by professionals at any level in an organization. It also allows non-technical users to create customized dashboards.

Tableau Uses at WashU

  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Collaboration
  • Data Blending
  • Real-time data analysis
  • Managing large datasets

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Tableau User Group (WUTUG)

Washington University in St. Louis has its own Tableau usergroup which meets on occasion to show-and-tell current projects, share helpful tips, and discuss additional data analysis resources on campus. WUTUG welcomes any member of the WashU community interested in learning about data visualization and Tableau software. 

Tableau Training

Choose from a wide variety of Tableau training topics within LinkedIn Learning (free for WashU staff members), or consider our “Data Visualizations with Tableau” course at University College.

Tableau Access

See the Request Access page for information on how to get access to Tableau.