Tableau is a reporting platform that can connect to almost any data source. It provides a number of tools for data analysis and visualization. Tableau makes it easy to build complex visualizations.
Building Dashboards and Reporting - Create dashboards, storyboards, maps, and other visualizations to help understand and monitor relationships in data.
Data Gathering - Creating links to data sources, writing queries, etc.
Data Preparation - Ability to combine multiple sources of data using database joins and blending supplementary data sources.
Administration - Knowledge of the capabilities of various data sources, managing accounts, and user permissions.