A Picture is Worth 1,000 Numbers: Tableau or Not Tableau

Data, data all around. All this data, and what to do with it? Arts nonprofits around the country are working diligently to leverage attendance figures, donation reports, CRM systems, and social media analytics to make the most of their data. Reports are downloaded, numbers are crunched, and well-formatted excel sheets are made to identify trends and communicate organizational goals. When it comes to sharing this information with internal stakeholders, however, a picture really is worth 1,000 words (or in this case, numbers). Tableau is a business intelligence (BI) software that turns those facts and figures into accessible visual graphics, and is worth considering for your organization’s data-crunching needs.