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What is Tableau?

Tableau is a dynamic, interactive reporting, business intelligence, data visualization software tool produced by Tableau Software. This type of software is used primarily for analysis, prediction and forecasting through the use of interactive visualization via charts, graphs, and other analytic tools - allowing a larger audience to find answers in data. Tableau has been identified as a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics platforms.

In 2014, the University recognized the growing interest and use of Tableau as a core data visualization tool across the University.

Please use this site to reference your Tableau questions and needs.

Current Tableau Server Version 2021.4.2*

News & Events

Tableau Server Upgrade

September 20, 2022

Tableau Server Upgrade to 2022.1.6

Important Dates

  • 9/22/2022 – Tableau Test Server Offline until COB on 9/23/2022

  • 10/07/2022 - Testing period ends at Noon

  • 10/10/202Tentative Production upgrade at 9 AM. Tableau Server will be off-line for approximately three hours for a backup and the upgrade

Tableau Conference May 17-19, 2022

March 10, 2022

The 2022 Tableau Conference will be held in person and virtually on May 17-19, 2022.

Registration opens on March 15, 2022!

Tableau Production Server OS to Windows 2019

March 7, 2022

SISS will upgrade the Tableau Production Server OS to Windows 2019 on Friday, March 18, 2022, from 1 pm until 8 pm.

Tableau Server Version will remain 2021.4.2


How Do I Get Tableau?

There are several options available for viewing, creating, and publishing Tableau content.

Learn about the options now!

Where Can I Get Help?

You may review our training materials section or our support information for additional assistance.

Test Drive Tableau

Test drive Tableau using the interactive visualization. Visit Tableau's Viz Gallery to interact with more examples.

How to Get Tableau 
Including which version is right for you.

Using Tableau
Referencing important details regarding navigation, gaining access, appropriate roles, and responsiblities of devlopers and publishers.

Lists numerous ways to learn how to use the software.

Support Information 
This section includes server maintenance and whom to contact about what.