In the age of Big Data, there is pressure to generate meaningful insights instantly in a clear and concise way. Now more than ever, companies understand the value of data, and with the expanding amount that is generated by companies of all sizes, the need to quickly draw actionable insights with the visual appeal will only grow from here.

One tool that comes up every so often is Tableau. Tableau is the most dominant Business Intelligence (BI) tool currently available in today’s marketplace, and it is predicted that in the next five years, Tableau will cement itself as a standard for data visualization and reporting in the enterprise.

Here are some of the most appealing features of the application just for you: