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Whether you’re a student creating scatter plots for a project or an educator instructing an economics course, Tableau will enhance learning and teaching with a fast, easy-to-use, visual analytics platform.

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University of Essex – United Kingdom

I am using Tableau for my thesis project. Specifically I am working with sentiment analysis of tweets and how it relates to the weather. I have committed to using Tableau for the analysis of my results. The product is amazing, it is so intuitive.

University of Oxford – United Kingdom

I liked how easy it was to just drag and drop properties that I wanted to visualize, as well as selecting different forms of visualization (bubbles, bar charts, etc).