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Can we integrate tableau with civicrm to get enhanced report functionalities?

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I use Tableau to enhance the reporting possibilities of CiviCRM.

Tableau can connect to many different data sources. I use a SQL connection to this, and this gives me full access to all the data tables in CiviCRM. I can then use Tableau to make interesting connections between different tables in an easy way.

I have not explored API connection, but I think that would be just as possible as SQL connection.

  • Thank you very much Flying for the information.I will look forward to the solution you have mentioned along with the api if it is possible. – Koustav Jun 2 '16 at 12:46
  • Do you have Tableau installed already – Flying Jun 2 '16 at 12:47
  • not till now @Flying – Koustav Jun 3 '16 at 5:34
  • @Koustav you just need a SQL username with the right access rights and then you are good to go. – Flying Jun 3 '16 at 5:38
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Yes you can, I know one CiviCRM user that uses Tableau to get his data reports from CiviCRM. I expect he will answer to this post too, his name here is Flying

  • Thanks ErikH....Flying can you give me some link or tell me the steps to integrate? – Koustav Jun 2 '16 at 10:10

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