Gartner Research

Tableau Adds Data Federation and Advanced Analytics, but Amid a More Competitive Modern BI Market

Published: 02 November 2016

ID: G00314767

Analyst(s): Carlie Idoine , Cindi Howson , Rita Sallam


Tableau version 10 improves enterprise capabilities with data federation, for better governance and scale, enhanced mobility and easy advanced analytics. Data and analytic leaders planning to modernize will want to evaluate and/or upgrade to support more complex workloads.

Table Of Contents


  • Critical Capabilities Scoring
  • Background
  • Key Findings
    • Data Federation Capabilities Added, Improving Data Mashups but Not Complex Data Models
    • Mobility Improvements for Security; Enhanced Responsive Design for All Mobile Screen Sizes
    • Easy Advanced Analytics for Clustering and Segmentation
    • Improvements to Tableau 10's Interface, Extensibility and Enterprise-Readiness
  • Strengths and Cautions
    • Strengths/Key Improvements
    • Cautions

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