Tableau vs Excel: How Tableau transforms Excel data

Tableau vs Excel? No, Tableau with Excel

Tens of thousands of companies use Tableau to see and understand their data. Most companies also use Excel, which has been the preeminent spreadsheet software for what seems like forever. While Excel allows users to analyze data and perform calculations, Tableau leverages visual analytics-- bringing with it a new way to interact with and analyze data. Tableau users can visually interact with data to find insights faster, and make critical decisions that better serve customers, improve products, or even save lives. Watch the video above to learn what some of our customers are doing with Tableau and Excel and how this powerful combination is changing their businesses.

Six business leaders share how they transformed Excel data into real business impact with Tableau:

Larry Mullen, Senior Director, Operations Intelligence, OptumHealth
Susan Baier, Owner, Audience Audit
Jon Mason, Chief Executive Officer, Elaura
Jonathan Capper, Production Planning Manager, Aer Lingus
Adam Crahen, Senior Systems Accountant, United States Department of the Interior
Eunice Lim, Senior Manager, Strategic Planning, Seagate Technology

I don't have to spend all my time trying to code things if I want to be able to explore them. I just open Tableau and say, "Well, let's explore."

More ways Tableau transforms Excel data

Tableau helps Excel users do more with their data

See examples, white papers, and customer stories-- all about Excel. Discover ways Tableau can help you get more from your spreadsheets.

Connect to any data

Does Tableau connect to your data source? Most likely. Take a look at our list of drivers and find yours here. You can even combine multiple data sources to gain new insights.

What do others say?

Read this Forbes article and see why Tableau is the best way to analyze and visualize your data.