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Tableau Integration

May 11, 2018

Tableau easily integrates with your Piwik PRO data and automatically transforms it for use with the platform. You can build data-rich workbooks with efficient dashboards and custom reports free from the hassle of complex database queries. You can also adopt forecasting techniques and highlight data points to make better-informed decisions. It’s easy to take advantage of flexible deployment and choose Tableau integration with Piwik PRO in the cloud or with your on-premises infrastructure.

Thanks to the integration you can:

Get insights fast – stay up-to-date on the situation. Use custom reporting with Tableau to create data dashboards that quickly shed light on obstacles and reveal new opportunities;

Tailor your reports – easily customize your dashboard and reports to focus solely on the data your team needs for your business;

Share with ease – you can save, publish, and e-mail custom Tableau reports to quickly share them with your colleagues. Make data-driven decisions the standard in your team.

How to integrate it:

The integration works on database level. The workbook file (please let us know if you need it at support@piwik.pro) needs to be opened in Tableau Desktop 10.3 environment (regular desktop app for Windows or Mac), and you need to fill in details for their Piwik PRO database:

In case you see another screen, please look for “Edit connection” link. After connecting to the server, you need to choose the database:

After choosing the database, please choose time period and websites of Piwik PRO you want to display data from. By default reports will be empty, as no sites are chosen in the filter:

Once those steps are completed, you should be able to browse the reports.